FB&D PROCUREMENT & EXPEDITING
provides full service Sourcing, Expediting, and Inspection Services. Our staff of Procurement Professionals and Source
Inspectors are equipped with latest tools and training to ensure the clients
Engineered Equipment, Fabricated Items, and bulk materials will be delivered on
time, on budget, as planned. Our automated project procurement system is fully
integrated with our engineering, accounting, scheduling, warehouse, and
construction services. It is this automation and integration with engineering
that enables the entire FB&D organization to be highly productive. Redundant
keypunch, clerking, and status information is eliminated by our iPIMS® Procurement System. Even better, this
information is available to our clients via a secure site, online-real time –
twenty-four hours a day with a simple internet connection.
Aligning Procurement To Support Engineering & Construction: FB&D takes a leadership role in the
implementation of Industry Best Practices.
Our procurement strategies are developed early in Front End Planning
(FEP) utilizing Interactive Planning Sessions to ensure our engineering and
procurement strategies are in alignment with the Construction Work Package
sequence. This alignment must take place
early in FEP in accordance with the Industry best practice of Advanced Work
materials and late deliverables to the craft are the leading cause for
construction low productivity, cost and schedule overruns. Procurement is the critical element. We have to ensure that our plan gets the
vendor information to support design so that design can send items for
fabrication and erection to support the construction execution plan.
professionals are experienced in global sourcing requirements. We have
relationships with suppliers and fabricators on a global scale to ensure we
deliver the best value for our clients.
An integral part of the iPIMS® Procurement System is the ability to run and
maintain a closed/controlled project warehouse.
Everything we purchase can be received, held in inventory, and released
by construction installation work packages to the craft. Getting materials to the craft is the real
key to construction productivity. In
addition our warehouse system has a Preventative Maintenance System built in to
ensure all rotating equipment is properly maintained and ready for start-up.