Reduce purchasing costs and mitigate risks
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Our procurement experts help reduce purchasing costs and mitigate risks through the following:
In addition, our network of inspection professionals monitor and report on fabrication progress in accordance with contract requirements and established ITPs.
The goal of our logistics group is to support and ensure the successful transportation of goods to the jobsite. We combine professional knowledge of inventory management, purchasing, transportation and warehousing. Planning includes activities such as materials handling, route surveys, mode of transportation, heavy lift, packaging, documentation and import/export regulatory compliance.
The materials management group is responsible for all receiving activities, including the lay-down yard and warehouse activity on a project. Material management becomes involved early on in the project life cycle. During the proposal stage, a detailed plan is produced outlining key requirements for outdoor, indoor and climate-controlled spaces. During execution, focus is placed on ensuring proper documentation to plan for efficient delivery of goods to the jobsite. Once received, the goods are stored and/or released to construction.
Black & Veatch is committed to finding diverse suppliers and business partners. Working with minority-, women- and veteran-owned organizations, as well as other underrepresented enterprises, improves economic development, environmental sustainability, public health and safety, and enhances community services.
We offer solutions that conserve resources through prudent practice, reuse and waste minimization, and we encourage project suppliers and subcontractors to adopt sustainable practices that support client needs. We work diligently to manage facilities and operations to safeguard the environment. We also actively promote health, safety and security in the workplace and continually evaluate sustainable practices adopted by our suppliers and subcontractors during the pre-qualification process, requiring them to complete and sign a Corporate Social Responsibility form prior to being approved for use.
We make success easier. Solving today’s sustainable infrastructure challenges demands a broader approach – beyond the “project” – for optimization across the entire lifecycle. From planning and design to construction, operations to betterment and rehabilitation, where today’s project ends, tomorrow’s project begins.