Proprietary specification are great anytime you want to have an established standard product and do not wish to deviate from that standard. Continue reading Proprietary Specifications – An Illegal Tender for Hospital Equipment.
Trump’s order requires federal agencies to procure domestically produced goods and minimize the use of waivers (used to waive domestic procurement laws). Continue reading Buy Local – “Good” / Buy American – “Bad” How the “Trump Affect” Reveals Hypocrisy in the media.
These are the foundations upon which the Court upheld the procurement decision and overturned the vendor’s claim Continue reading Legal Implications of Procurement Decisions – A Lesson in Process, Analysis, and Decision Making
How one Cost Plus arrangement can be converted from variable rates into a Guarantee Maximum Price. Continue reading Five Simple Steps for Converting Cost Plus Rates into a Guaranteed Maximum Price.
Cooperative Procurement is how agencies with limited volume seeking ways of enhancing their buying power. Continue reading Cooperative Procurement – How Small Organizations Use the Power of Leverage.
You may have recently heard about President Trump imposing tariffs on wood imported from Canada. The story broke in April, … Continue reading Tariff’s, Blacklisting, and Global Warming – Canada’s Self-Inflicted Challenges on their Wood Industry
Many property Owners and construction professionals have the misconception that the only way to solicit pricing for design and construction … Continue reading Pricing models what are they and when are they used?