Logistics The goal of our logistics group is to support and ensure the successful transportation of goods to the jobsite. We combine professional knowledge of inventory management, purchasing, transportation and warehousing. Planning includes activities such as materials handling, route surveys, mode of transportation, heavy lift, packaging, documentation and import/export regulatory compliance. Materials Management The materials management group is responsible for all receiving activities, including the lay-down yard and warehouse activity on a project. Material management becomes involved early on in the project life cycle. During the proposal stage, a detailed plan is produced outlining key requirements for outdoor, indoor and climate-controlled spaces. During execution, focus is placed on ensuring proper documentation to plan for efficient delivery of goods to the jobsite. Once received, the goods are stored and/or released to construction. Supplier Diversity Black & Veatch is committed to finding diverse suppliers and business partners. Working with minority-, women- and veteran-owned organizations, as well as other underrepresented enterprises, improves economic development, environmental sustainability, public health and safety, and enhances community services. Corporate Social Responsibility We offer solutions that conserve resources through prudent practice, reuse and waste minimization, and we encourage project suppliers and subcontractors to adopt sustainable practices that support client needs. We work diligently to manage facilities and operations to safeguard the environment. We also actively promote health, safety and security in the workplace and continually evaluate sustainable practices adopted by our suppliers and subcontractors during the pre-qualification process, requiring them to complete and sign a Corporate Social Responsibility form prior to being approved for use. Procurement Office Locations Overland Park, Kansas; Cary, North Carolina; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Conyers, Georgia; Dublin, California; Lake Oswego, Oregon; Centennial, Colorado; Redhill, UK; Beijing, China; Pune, India; Bangkok, Thailand. 0 Related Insights With Grid Modernization, Utilities Poised For Most Visible Transformation The annual Strategic Directions Report series offers analysis and insights into key issues and trends facing the smart cities and utilities, electric, natural gas, and water utility sectors. FLNG Solutions Prove To Be Much More Than Potential It was roughly a decade ago when the initial introduction of floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) solutions sought to help bring uneconomic gas reserves offshore, such as those in remote locations, to the market. Over the past few years, however, we’ve watched as offshore FLNG capabilities have moved closer to the mainland, offering a very flexible and economical solution to operators looking to offload their supply around the world. Four Big Trends in Gas-to-Power Hold Promise for U.S. Market Major energy shifts are afoot, and the United States will play a critical role going forward. The EIA projects that by 2022, the U.S. will become a net energy exporter, according to its newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2018. For natural gas, this shift will happen even earlier, around 2020, the EIA says. Market Strives to Deliver Over Pipeline Challenges As if the persistent low-price environment wasn’t enough, rampant natural gas production in the Appalachian and Permian Basins is ramping up concern that pipeline take-away capacity can’t keep up. This comes as the United States natural gas industry prepares to enter one of its strongest growth periods to date, driven by increasing global demand for low cost natural gas supplies and growing domestic demand for cleaner energy sources. Southeast Asia’s Journey Toward a Cleaner Energy Future Strong economic growth, low gas prices and environmental goals are transforming natural gas demand in Southeast Asia. Ready to Learn More? Complete a short form to request more information and a specialist will contact you.