Procurement

Overview

Supported by vast experience in the sourcing of equipment and materials to meet needs of capital projects, plant upgrades, shutdown and refurbishment. EPCM is well placed to be a partner to any demanding environment looking for predictable sourcing support.

EPCM has a specialist procurement team that can do direct and “for and behalf of” procurement for any client in any location. Items procured vary from very specialized technical equipment to raw materials needed for a certain process. EPCM has a network of local partners in Africa that focus on local servicing of clients and ensuring the complex African logistics can be managed.

Members of the EPCM team has many years’ experience in managing Chinese and Indian suppliers and sourcing quality products and services from them. EPCM also offers quality assurance and inspections within China through its network built up over the years.

The EPCM group of companies also operates in the USA and Europe and can provide a valuable service in procuring from these areas as well. With strong connections in Germany, a number of quality products can be sourced at the best possible prices from Germany.

Having strong relationships with international and local shipping agents, the logistics team at EPCM will manage the complete logistics process to ensure products are delivered at the clients’ facility on time.

Advanced tracking systems are used to ensure the client has visibility during the procurement process and that the experience is painless during the procurement process.

If you are busy with a project and looking to improve your profit margins on the project, or you are currently busy bidding a project and want to be more competitive in your local market, the EPCM procurement team can assist you through international procurement.

Service Brochure

Typical Activities

  • Global or targeted sourcing
  • Preparation of data sheets and specifications
  • Preparation of enquiry packages
  • Technical and commercial adjudications with recommendations to purchase
  • Agree discount structures – where applicable
  • Order or contract negotiation and placement
  • Quality assurance and expediting by specialists
  • Facilitate support agreements with OEMS
  • Supporting documentation – manuals, drawings etc
  • Transport logistics for remote sites