Expediting is the managed process through which suppliers are monitored and controlled to ensure that their supplies arrive on their ultimate destination (the site) on the correct time, in the correct quality, and at the correct cost.
The Project Expeditor is responsible to implement and manage a process that coordinates other project team members from engineering, time scheduling, quality, procurement, and logistics to achieve the required result as defined above, and issue the relevance reports to assist project management identify risks and control project supplier progress. The Project Expeditor commences his activities upon the placing of an order, and completes his function when the supplies are delivered to the site.
The expediting tasks will be executed within the following 6 project execution processes:
The principal tasks of the Project Expeditor can be broken down as follows: