How to solicit a Cost Plus Fee quote.

Allowing a vendor to add mark-up on top of the costs of his own resources leads to a double dip by the vendor.

Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act

In June of 2015 the 114th Congress of the United States introduced a bill called Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2015. The intention of this bill was to allow for the use of Design-Build contracts in gov't construction. Recently the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs issued a report on the bill making certain … Continue reading Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act

A new direction for Procurpro!

The interview I went out to North Carolina for went well. The Company made an offer and I have accepted. I am thrilled to be working with some great people in a great Company.  I begin work next Tuesday. The downside is I won't be able to continued marketing Procurpro while I work for my new Company. … Continue reading A new direction for Procurpro!

How to avoid change orders on roof replacement.

The couple stood their in front of their home with their roof exposed and a pile of old roof tiles on the front lawn...Basically, there is no choice but to accept the change order and move on.