What is OS&E?
OS&E is short for Operating Supplies and Equipment. It is the small equipment which is manufactured off site and most if it does not require any installation. Most of it is “off the shelf” and chosen from websites, catalogues and brochures. In brief the term includes chinaware, bed linen, silverware, uniforms, housekeeping equipment and engineering tools, all loose kitchen and laundry equipment, loose health club equipment,
The above do not include consumable supplies such as food, drink or paper products, wall coverings, hard floor finishes, wall tiling, plumbing fixtures such as faucets, washbasins, baths or wcs, built-in millwork such as the reception desk, PABX systems and handsets, or computer cabling. If does not include FF&E.
Below is a pdf presentation of what is in OS&E and what is not.