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November 11, 2013

Monday, November 11, 2013

Procurementstandardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • Procure to Pay leadership meetings are scheduled every other week.
  • P2P Advisory Committee – Next Meeting Scheduled for 11/21.
  • Vendor Add/Change process (backlog) remains current.
  • KUPPS utilization – Check Requests vs. Vouchers
    • For the week ending 11/2, Check Req 84%, Voucher 16%
    • The average for FY14 Q1 remains at ~ Check Req 90%, Voucher 10%.
  • Continued SciQuest KU/KUMC Catalog Consortia tasks.
  • KUMC goes live with SciQuest the week of 11/11/13.

Strategic Sourcing:  develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Under the SciQuest Consortia Agreement, all KU catalogs are available for KUMC use.
  • Joint KU-KUMC Quarterly Review with Fisher Scientific scheduled for 11/6.
  • Strategic Sourcing project plans for IT, FS/DCM, Scientific, General & Contract Enablements are in place and project status is reviewed by Procurement Leadership every two weeks.
  • Catalogs in work:
    • Business Interiors by Stables  (Furniture) Target Completion Date -12/6
    • Matheson (Industrial Gases) Target Completion Date – 12/6
    • Agilent (Scientific) Target Completion Date – 12/6
    • B&H Photo (Camera Equipment) – Target Completion Date -12/6
    • Bio-Rad (Scientific) Target Completion Date – TBD
    • Midwest Scientific - TBD
    • Qiagen - TBD.


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