Robert Dunn Procurement Consultant
For luxury hotel projects and apartments
Procurement and Supply of OS&E and FF&E
Services for Operators, Owners, Designers, Developers & Logistics companies
I am an independent procurement consultant. I procure, on behalf of the Client, over 4000 OS&E items for each hotel project from my network of international suppliers. I ensure quality products, conforming to international standards are delivered on time and within budget.
Who is service for?
For those involved with projects e.g. hotel operators, owners, designers, developers & logistics companies.
- Procurement of hotel equipment (OS&E) - tender, samples, orders & logistics.
- Equipment master lists prepared for each project (OS&E).
- Hotel product brand standards manual prepared for each project (OS&E).
– Our Online Product Showcase introduces many of the best products, manufacturers and specialists to hotel project Clients. They can create their own ‘Project Wishlist’ to be included in the project tender process.
- Guidance on FF&E manufacturers and specialists.
- Supply of bespoke luxury accessories (FF&E and OS&E).
- Supply of bespoke lighting installations.
Products direct from a global network of suppliers.
Significant savings off local prices.
Thirty years of procurement experience
International five star hotel references in Europe Africa UAE India China.
Online services for diverse locations.
Structure and control.
Flexible, private and personalised service.
Available to work direct for Client.
Clients team leverages my project and supplier knowledge.
Avoid expensive double or nil counts of purchases through effective review of scopes.
Fee based service
Fee for OS&E procurement service starts at 3% of value of goods but depends on size of hotel.
My service often saves minimum 15 % off local prices.
Contact me for more information and proposal.
Online Product Showcase of Ideas for 5 star Hotel Projects
Introducing innovative suppliers and manufacturers
The Showcase presents some of best suppliers and manufacturers ( over 200) and the main products (over 1000) required for a new hotel. Most have five star hotel operators references and many have been used in projects I have been involved with.
Products Direct from a global network of suppliers.
Often at factory prices.
Significant savings for large projects.
- UK for furniture, lighting and porcelain.
- France for minibars, kitchen utensils and tableware.
- Netherlands for bespoke guestroom and bathroom accessories.
- Norway for safes.
- India for bedding, towels and bespoke FF&E.
- Germany for tableware, trolleys and electricals.
- Austria for glassware.
- Italy for buffets and design.
- China for bed linen and towels.
- Spain for kitchen equipment.
- Turkey for uniforms.
- Belgium for mirror, housekeeping and lobby trolleys.
- Poland for furniture and lighting.
- USA Guestroom accessories and techncal equipment.
Green Equipment (OS&E)
Bespoke Decorative Accessories-OS&E and FF&E
For luxury projects
Guestrooms bathrooms -examples
- Room directories trays and ice buckets
- Soap dish
- Amenity tray
- Shaving mirrors
- Decorative art pieces
- Wall decor
- Wall cladding
FF&E Guidance on Specialists and Suppliers.
Bespoke Lighting from UK
I am an independent procurement consultant with nearly thirty years of multi-brand hotel project experience. I procure, on behalf of the Client, over 4000 OS&E items for each hotel project from my network of suppliers. I also provide guidance on FF&E suppliers. I ensure quality products, conforming to international standards are delivered on time and within budget.
Ten years as a procurement manager (FF&E OS&E) in Hilton head office was followed by procurement consultancy for Le Meridien, Marriotts, Sheraton, Four Points, Jumeirah, Intercontinental and Viceroy.
In brief I support the owner's local team by focusing on the procurement of goods to be imported, while the owner's local team manages the local activities. (see scope below).
Clients include hotel operators, designers, developers, owners, distributors and logistic companies.
I act in the best interests of the Client at all times balancing the different needs of all stakeholders.
Tendering is to an international network of pre-qualified suppliers ensuring quality and value for money.
Commitment to green tendering ensuring a positive environmental benefit.
Don’t underestimate the complexity, diversity and quantity of equipment required for a new hotel.
With many hundreds of hospitality suppliers and websites offering thousands of products, it is a challenge, to find the appropriate supplier, manufacturer and product.
Professional procurement expertise is essential to avoid the nightmare scenario of late deliveries, unsafe goods and serious over expenditure.
Procurement Services -Equipment (OS&E)
For goods being imported by Client..
All facilities equipped with quality products.
For Operators, Owners, Designers and Developers.
- Preparation of equipment master lists and agree budgets for each project (OS&E). Alternatively review of Client’s own lists.
- All hotel departments equipped.
- Guidance on products, specs and standards.
- Guidance on manufactures and supply chain.
- Preparation of hotel product brand standards manual for each project (OS&E).
- Tender process ensuring quality & value.
- Arrange samples for hotel evaluation.
- Project management -time, plan of milestones, purchase order plan and priorities, scope, budgets, procedures.
- Use of Online Product Showcase of Ideas to help select items for tender process.
- Goods consolidated and shipped to a warehouse near hotel.
- Clients’ team manages the local procurement activities.- Receipt of goods, quality control and inventory,
- Handover involves the collation of all warranties, safety certificates and service agreement documents.
Fast track available
Product Masterlists - OS&E
Hotel Equipment Masterlists (OS&E) prepared for new project.
- Preparation of OS&E lists with quantities for each new project.
- Lists tailored to the operator’s standards & area config.
- Over 4000 items of best quality products.
- With generic descriptions.
- Provides structure and control to the process at an early stage..
Manual of hotel product brand standards (OS&E) for each project.
- Manual of standards prepared for each hotel brand.
- Preparation of guidelines to reflect hotel brand image.
- Guidance on manufacturers & suppliers.
- Product standards will be consistent across the hotel group.
- Ensure quality and value for money.
- Selling feature for prospective owners.
Hotel Projects Portfolio
Resources for Clients -Hotel Owners & Operators
Other contact details here
- Maison Dieu, Richmond, North Yorkshire UK
- Rue des Jars, La Rochelle, 17000 France
- Mobile UK + 44 (0)7749 262637
- Whatsapp France +33 627336130
Associates in : France, Netherlands, Belgium, Nigeria, Georgia,
UAE, UK, Spain.