April 7, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Procurementstandardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • The Monthly P2P Advisory Committee meeting was held 3/26
    • Agenda included:  Project Plus – Plans & FAQs, PCard/Voucher Transaction Data, Policy/Procedure Updates & Revisions in work, KUPPS Catalog review & Procurement related savings
  • Vendor Add/Update Sync Status remains current (with no more than a one business day backlog)
  • SciQuest (KUPPS) upgrades were successfully implemented the weekend of March 29-30
    • All KUPPS users are now on the New User Interface – no reported issues

Strategic Sourcing:  develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • A new 'Construction Advisory Committee' held their kick-off meeting on 3/27
    • DCM, Operations Finance & Procurement representatives will be the initial team.  Additional representatives will be added from IT, FS & DSH along with key project areas (i.e. School of Business) and Subject Matter Experts as needed (EHS, Sustainability, Accessibility, etc.)
  • New KUPPS Catalog
    • Ferguson (Plumbing Supplies)  - Live 3/25/2014
  • KUPPS Catalogs In Work
    • Business Interiors by Staples  (Furniture) Target Completion Date – 4/11
    • Qiagen (Scientific) Target Completion Date – 4/23

Update - March 24, 2014

Procurementstandardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • No new updates

Strategic Sourcing:  develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • No new updates


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