UPMC Supplier Diversity History Begun in 1989, and re-engineered in 2006, UPMC’s award winning Supplier Diversity Program, is designed to provide diverse owned/certified (minority, woman, LGBTQ, Veteran/Disabled Veteran, disability) equal access to procurement opportunities. UPMC’s Supplier Diversity program ensures that certified diverse owned businesses are provided the maximum opportunity to participate as partners and suppliers of goods and services to UPMC.
UPMC Supplier Diversity Program Today • Over 350 diverse vendors engaged in 2018 • Conducted over $225M in business in 2018 • Continuously integrating across all UPMC hospitals and facilities being acquired • Recent announcement of growth in staff in Harrisburg, PA George Robinson II Manager of Supplier Diversity Toni Silva Senior Director of Supplier Relations
IBEX and UPMC Partnership • UPMC and UPMC HealthPlan needed a system to retain diverse vendor certification information ensuring vendors remained certified through contract periods • UPMC needed a way to retain current diverse vendor contact information for future use through UPMC Corporate Services and UPMC HealthPlan future purchasing • UPMC needed a system that could be managed in house and with limited resources • Diverse vendors needed a simple system to import information • IBEX partnered with UPMC Supply Chain/ Supplier Diversity teams to design and deliver the UPMC Supplier Diversity Web Portal. • UPMC, in assisting IBEX’s business growth potential, has afforded IBEX all IP related to the portal • IBEX has ensured 98% uptime of the web portal since it’s launch in July 2018 • IBEX’s team has grown as a result of the portal’s launch.
Certifiably Diverse- What is it?? • VMS (Vendor Management System) • CRM (Customer Relationship Management) • Reporting Tool
Certifiably Diverse- Competitive Advantage INCREASE DIVERSITY SPEND EASY-TO-USE
Certifiably Diverse- The Future Predictive Analytics Database of Diverse Suppliers Artificial Intelligence
Certifiably Diverse Ancillary Services Consulting- Starting a Program Diversity Training Trade Show Outsourcing
UPMC-Benefits to the Organization • Live-real time access to diverse certified vendors direct from source of opportunities • Increased communication with diverse vending pool • Assessment of diverse vending community