Procurement & Logistics

Our procurement and logistics specialists keep business moving by sourcing and coordinating the delivery of mission-critical materials and services.

Every member of the team, from sourcing and logistics experts to contracting specialists, works to ensure that the highest standards of ethical conduct are applied to everything we do.

Materials Procurement

We procure materials for Saudi Aramco from an established roster of suppliers. These efforts are aimed at finding cost-effective, high-quality products with on-time delivery.  

We also manage a sourcing program to identify and register Americas-based manufacturers of products where additional suppliers are requested. 

Logistics

Our logistics experts oversee the shipment of all materials. The team’s responsibilities include ensuring proper material control to the point of embarkation; negotiating shipping contracts and freight rates; operating the cargo terminal; and overseeing compliance with both U.S. and Saudi import/export regulations.

Contracting

Aramco’s contracting services secures North America-sourced services. This includes various types of technical agreements for engineering, project management, and research for both upstream and downstream initiatives. The scope of services also extends to other areas, including public affairs, career development, and professional consultation relating to finance and human resources.

Travel & Effects

Our Travel & Effects team handles employee relocation and operates a corporate travel agency for employees and company-sponsored students.

Strategic Sourcing and Projects

The United States is a major supply market for Saudi Aramco, and Strategic Sourcing and Projects aids in assessing the market, identifying new suppliers, and developing better sourcing strategies that focus on demand and supply issues while minimizing risk and cost. This is done by identifying manufacturing facilities for critical materials, creating enterprise leveraging agreements, and lending subject-matter-expert consulting services to Saudi Aramco projects and joint ventures everywhere.