Tag: procurement

Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM

Friday, April 1st, 2016

“Supply Chain Management as Procurement Shifts to FM”

David Reynolds, CFM, FMP
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.

Thinking deeply about sustainability by Stephen Brown

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

By Stephen Brown (FM-adviso, Ltd.) & FMCC STAG Member  11 June 2015. In aggregate, I have spent more than three weeks of my life under water:  20-70 minutes at a time. SCUBA diving in tropical climates has provided me a respite from the challenges of the work day and has revealed a completely different, some say alien, environment. There… Read the full article »