April 30, 2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Procurement: standardize and enhance processes to ensure pricing and transparency

  • Continued with weekly Procure-to-Pay Leadership meetings
  • Completed KUCR PI/Delegate clean-up
  • Confirmed consistent payment tolerances (10%/$100) for all invoices for UKANS & KURES
  • Completed Blue Onboarding Meetings for Academic Departments targeted for May 6th go-live
  • Began Onboarding Meetings for other departments targeted for May 13th & 20th go-live dates
  • Established training plans and initial dates for Blue go-live

Strategic Sourcing: develop collaborative program across KU-KUMC

  • Enabled SHI Punchout Catalog for Software Purchases
    • KUMC will be able to use this Catalog after their SciQuest go-live
  • Enabled American Hotel Register Co. Punchout for housing supplies
    • KUMC will be able to use this Catalog after their SciQuest go-live
  • In the next 30-60 days, we expect to enable the following catalogs (all available to KUMC):
    • SKC Communications – Audio Visual products
    • Matheson Tri-Gas – Industrial Gasses
    • Anixter – Specialty Wire & Cable for IT
    • B&H Photo – Digital Cameras, Photography Equipment, etc.


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