Purchasing Parameters of Responsibilty

As no two hospitality projects are the same, Purchasing Management International’s services are tailored to the individual needs of our clients.  We have summarized below all of the areas in which Purchasing Management International is able to provide purchasing management in the hospitality industry.

Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E)

FF&E generally includes carpet, pad, wallcovering, specialty lighting, beds and frames, bedspreads, fabrics, drapery, casegoods, upholstered furniture, chandeliers, artwork and frames, ironwork, mirrors, banquet and meeting rooms seating, office furniture, custom furniture and other furnishings normally used in a hospitality application.

Operating Supplies and Equipment (OS&E)

OS&E generally includes china, glass, silver, linens, flatware, hollowware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, pots and pans, warmers, slicers, toasters and other movable kitchen equipment, maid’s and bellman’s carts, uniforms, guestroom amenities, menus and other printed materials, mini bars and televisions, safes, key lock systems, movable shelving, AV and sound equipment and other such expendable items normally used in the operation of a hospitality project.

General Scope of Work

  • Conceptual budgeting for FF&E and OS&E
  • Purchasing Timeline
  • Model Room Purchasing
  • Global Sourcing
  • Purchase Order Preparation
  • Negotiation of credit and other financial arrangements
  • Project Expediting
  • Vendor Negotiations
  • Warehouse coordination
  • Installation Coordination
  • On-site Installation FF&E and OS&E Coordination