June 30, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

Procurementstandardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • The Construction Advisory Committee  
    • A FS representative has been identified.
    • Sourcing activities are being coordinated.
  • Payment Plus
    • Target Implementation: Q1 FY15
    • Supplier Enrollment Metrics – 288 Suppliers Enrolled
    • Procurement is recruiting additional suppliers.
    • Estimated annual revenue - $389K (when fully implemented with the current enrollment)


Strategic Sourcing:  develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Contract Opportunities
    • Fisher Scientific – Scientific Supplies
      • Working on an amendment that includes BOR Contract that expires Oct-14
    • Vantage Point Logistics – 3rd Party Freight Management Company
      • Working to determine potential method that will work with Research Funds
  • Catalog Enablements  
    • Enabled Catalog:
      • Qiagen (Scientific) Live 6/17
    • Catalog In Work:
      • Business Interiors by Staples  (Furniture)
      • Test order in work

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