Supply Chain assists Principal Investigators and research staff with procuring the goods and services they need. We partner with the Research Institute to ensure that we are getting the best quality goods and services at the best possible price!
In addition to procurement, Supply Chain also executes Service Agreements and negotiates prime vendor contracts to both reduce cost and mitigate risk for CHOP.
Key Services We Provide
- Sourcing: Obtaining price quotes, product information, and equipment specifications
- Processing Orders: Confirming orders, finding comparable substitutes for extended backorders and/or discontinued items, expediting urgent requests, processing returns
- Enabling and maintaining content within our eProcurement system, Coupa
- Negotiating "Prime Vendor" Agreements leading to cost savings