Last edited 14 Apr 2016

Procurement Route Pros & Cons

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[edit] Traditional Procurement

Good for:

  • QUALITY – full design pre tender
  • DESIGN FLEXIBILITY – variations & instructions
  • SPECIALIST SUB-CON’S – Named specialist update sbc11
  • DESIGN CONTROL – through arch/CA
  • CDPs – eg. M&E
  • COMPLEX
  • COST – lump sum cost benefits unless multiple changes made

Not Suited for:

  • TIME – req full detailed pack pre tender
  • COST – not a benefit if many changes made
  • INCOMPLETE DRAWINGS – lead to delay, costs and claims of negligence

Contract: SBC11

[edit] D&B Procurement

Good for:

Not suited for:

  • QUALITY – cheapest route to meet contract spec can lead to low quality products/ build quality.
  • DESIGN FLEXIBILITY – request for change – costs/time implications

Contract: DB11

[edit] Management Contracting Procurement

Good for:

  • COMPLEX/SPECIALIST – individually appointed packages to best suited sub-contractor
  • POTENTIAL COST SAVING – Competitive tender
  • TIME – Overlap design/construction
  • QUALITY – each package subcontracted to specialist
  • DESIGN FLEXIBILITY – changes can be made throughout construction. Potential costs.

Not suited for:

Contract: MC11

[edit] Construction Management Procurement

Good for:

  • COMPLEX/SPECIALIST - individually appointed packages to best suited sub-contractor
  • TIME - Overlap design/construction
  • DESIGN FLEXIBILITY - changes can be made throughout construction. Potential costs.
  • POTENTIAL COST SAVING - Competitive tender
  • QUALITY - each package subcontracted to specialist
  • ALL BUILDING TYPES
  • EFFICIENCY – Early appointment of CM to aid programme

Not suited for:

Contracts:

CM/TC11

CM/A