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FB&D PROCUREMENT & EXPEDITING 

FB&D provides full service Sourcing, Expediting, and Inspection ServicesOur 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 Packaging (AWP).

Late 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.

Global Sourcing:

Our procurement 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.

Warehousing:

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.


 
 





 

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