Project Planning and Procurement Support

Project Planning and Procurement Support execmtg57021-275px.jpgARC can help execute your next major project on time, within budget, and with faster time-to-benefit.  A critical element is developing requirement specifications that will produce the lowest Total Cost of Ownership.  ARC Manufacturing Project Planning and Procurement Support services can guide you with:

  • Supplier Selection Strategies
  • Request for Quote (RFQ) Bid Spec Preparation
  • Requirements Definition and Development
  • Project Specifications
  • Procurement Support and Pricing Intelligence
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Analysis
  • Return on Investment (ROI) Analysis

Project Planning and Procurement Support Benefits

ARC's Manufacturing Project Planning and Procurement Services take advantage of our extensive product knowledge and first-hand experience in plant systems and supply chain solutions.  This expertise is applied to help improve your process optimization, best-in-class technology adoption, and system architecture design.  Benefits include the following:

  • Shorten your procurement cycle time
  • Include current technologies and best practices in your RFQ
  • Realize lower lifecycle costs via TCO methodology
  • Prepare a high level and/or detailed requirements definition
  • Develop a business process for supplier selection along with a set of standards
  • Adopt a supplier selection process with a clear correlation between criteria, conformance, and capabilities
  • Continuously improve your relationships with the preferred suppliers and partners

ARC Project Planning and Procurement Support Services

ARC Deliverables Include:

  • Scope and requirements definition
  • Lifecycle cost analysis
  • Supplier selection model
  • Maintenance and support requirements
  • RFQ and bid documentation
  • Bid evaluation support
  • Supplier selection best practices

NOVA ChemicalsThe cost of working with ARC (consulting) and using the ARC methodology represents less than 1 percent of the projected annual benefits.

For More Information

ARC analysts follow emerging technologies and industry events on a daily basis.  We can drastically shorten your procurement time while ensuring your RFQ incorporates the latest technology platforms and TCO methodologies. We will then work with you to select the right suppliers through either closed bids or reverse auction.  Contact us for more information.

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