One of the key success factors in any EPC Project is the timely acquisition of equipment and materials. Our Berns’s Procurement team is trained to provide services in the managing of equipment and materials Procurement to their final on-site delivery, including storage and dispatch to Construction (C) representatives. The Procurement process integrated service from the Engineering (E) phase, delivery to Procurement (P), and dispatch to Construction (C) is monitored by means of cutting-edge information technology, which allows tracking of the whole Procurement (P) process including its plan, projected and actual executed procurement.
Our Clients depend on Berns’s expertise for timely procurement of materials and equipment for their projects. We have built a global network of trusted suppliers to meet Client objectives, delivering critical items to projects in a timely manner to meet project schedule and cost requirements.
Berns’s procurement organization provides Clients with global resources, processes, systems, market knowledge and volume-leveraged pricing to maximize return on investment. We offer reliable project deliveries, innovative performance solutions and project savings through the combination of a global execution platform, industry-leading technologies and goods and services.
Purchasing and Contracting:
Berns achieves Clients’ product sourcing objectives by leveraging highly knowledgeable product directors assigned to specific categories of materials, equipment and services.
Berns’s material management professionals support execution excellence by managing the quality and timely delivery of equipment from the manufacturer or supplier to job site
Berns contract professionals optimize the full scope of pre-award and post-award contracting activities through BEMiS, a Bernsstrong>-developed, web-based contract management reference system.
Berns logistics team manages the transportation of material and equipment from supplier and fabrication facilities to the project site, meeting the needs of today’s globally sourced projects.
Berns's export compliance organization monitors and maintains current legal knowledge and advises procurement and logistics teams of applicable country laws and regulations.
Global Market Knowledge
Bernss strategic view of the capital project market allows intelligent and timely recommendations based on long-term material demand, supply and pricing trends.
Berns is committed to achieving excellence in supplier diversity throughout its businesses. Berns operates across highly diverse markets that are best served by correspondingly diverse resources, including suppliers and subcontractors. Diversity supplier categories include: Small Businesses; Small Disadvantaged Businesses; Woman-Owned Small Business; Veteran-Owned Small Business; Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses; HUB Zones; Historically College & University Institutions; MNC and Local Corporations. The company actively participates with regional business development boards and small business organizations.