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At the ‘U’, Supply Chain Services transforms lives by
Supplying and Serving the Hands that Heal…
The Minds that Educate…
and the Innovators that Create.

Supply Chain Services is comprised of Materials Management,
Purchasing, Sourcing, Value Analysis.

Vision Statement
Supply Chain Services, part of Finance and Treasury is a strategic and proactive provider of superior, state of the art services and information to all our constituents. We are a high performing team respected internally and externally for our excellence in business and finance.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to support and advance the University’s academic, research and health-care missions by providing superior financial and operational services, timely and accurate reporting and by enhancing and protecting the University’s assets

We are dedicated to excellence and committed to providing efficient, innovative and value added services.


Core Values
Diversity: Valuing and including people from all cultures and backgrounds in the pursuit of our common goals.
Integrity: Demonstrating honesty and fairness in our words and actions.
Responsibility: Exhibiting pride and accountability in the performance of duties and ensuring the long-term success of our University.
Excellence: Striving to accomplish our goals with quality, rigor, passion, and distinction.
Compassion: Behaving in a caring, humane, and empathic way.
Creativity: Embracing innovation, flexibility, and originality in the pursuit of our vision and mission.
Teamwork: Engaging and working well together to achieve optimal results.

Guiding Principles
Supply Chain Services conducts business and builds relationships based on the principles of honesty, fairness, professionalism and in compliance with the University of Miami Business Conduct and Ethical Standards policy. Supply Chain Services conducts business and builds relationships based on the principles of honesty, fairness, professionalism and in compliance with the University of Miami Business Conduct and Ethical Standards policy. Supply Chain Services also adheres to standards and code of ethics of the National Association of Educational Procurement, the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and the Institute of Supply Management.

Strategy 
Reduce cost and maximize value without impacting level or quality of service. Consolidate spend through competitive contracts in order to develop University-Wide Contracts. Push repetitive, low dollar purchases directly to end users via UMeNET. Continually improve and enhance the procurement process through communication and knowledge sharing with stakeholders.