Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM

Friday, April 1st, 2016

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Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM


  Tim_SchmidtChris PayneDavid Reynolds

“Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM” 

David Reynolds, CFM, FMP
Chris Payne, CSS Consultancy & FMCC STAG Member

Tim Schmidt, eBid Systems 


“Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM” 

Proficient, agile, supply chain management is essential to FM in maximizing the triple bottom line. FMs operate in a dynamic and complicated mix of sources for materials, equipment, and services. This podcast offers a glimpse at the tuning the procurement process to match the product or service sought in order to ensure best value. The last ten years have shifted procurement processes more onto FM. What will the decade ahead bring, especially in how FMs acquire technology? Tim Schmidt joins us just after the conclusion of his FMCC webinar, Supplier Management and Procurement Strategies for Facility Managers.  


The Panel:

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Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM
Mr. Schmidt is a former procurement manager and developer of procurement software. He has participated in the procurement process from every perspective, implemented several procurement applications, and consulted with public and private organizations on ways to streamline and improve their procurement processes. In his role at eBid Systems, Mr. Schmidt is an expert on eBid eXchange eProcurement software and advises customers consulting on industry best practices and how to apply them within eBid eXchange. eBid eXchange is a top supplier management, sourcing, and supplier contract management software that helps public and private organizations like EMCOR, NATO, and NAI Merin Hunter Codman streamline and automate procurement processes.

Chris Payne

Chris Payne, CSS Consultancy & FMCC STAG Member as Social Media Coordinator

Chris works in a consulting capacity to help facilities management providers embed more efficient ways of working within their delivery contracts. With a strong focus on innovation, he contributes to improvement activities through the development of frameworks, software systems and technology to capture and incorporate new ways of working that saves cost and enhances operations.
With over 25 years of experience working on the built environment, Chris has comprehensive insight into the construction and maintenance of facilities within a number of industry sectors, including: social housing, critical environments, defence estates, food processing and commercial office space. In recent years, through the successful delivery of consultancy projects, he has helped clients secure more profitable work by moving beyond standard delivery approaches to find new ways of adding value to facility end-users and occupants.
Based near Glasgow in Scotland, he travels extensively to support an international client base.

David Reynolds, MS, FMP, CFM

David Reynolds is an FM consultant based in Mississippi, in the U.S. His involvement in FM arose out of work in engineering, operations, and related information technology. He has a lifelong interest in how people experience the built environment. He began consulting in offshore oil field and inland marine transportation during the 1990s, building teams that streamlined and transformed production processes. He has continued in technical operations and project management roles since, concentrating exclusively in FM since joining IFMA in 2002. He earned the CFM in 2014.

Helping FMs to gauge, interpret, and take action in order to make processes reliable, productive, and resilient is the mission of FM-CONSULT-CREATE, his consultancy.
He focuses on FM as organizations adopt asset management principles and practices following ISO 55000, where clear, visible, interactive, maintainable, process and risk models, data, and measurements can better frame FM in organizational strategies and objectives.

Pro bono work includes construction, maintenance, safety, and health. David is also a member of the IFMA Environmental Health and Safety Council.

The FMCC Podcast Team:

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David Reynolds - FMCC STAG Member as Podcast & Audio Coordinator
Chris Payne, CSS Consultancy & FMCC STAG Member as Social Media Coordinator
Shamo Mikayilov - FMCC STAG Member as Social Media Administrator, Webinar Administrator & Podcast/Audio Editor
Markus Groll - FMCC Board Member as Secretary & STAG Chair

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Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM

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