An Approved Supplier is a supplier that has been authorized by the Indirect Procurement team to provide goods or services to Cardinal Health. All Approved Suppliers must meet Cardinal Health standard business requirements and the requirements within a valid (written) agreement between the Approved Supplier and Cardinal Health.
As an approved supplier, you and your company are responsible for understanding and upholding the standard business practices and policies and procedures of Cardinal Health.
Approved Suppliers are expected to maintain the confidentiality of Cardinal Health information. Approved Suppliers will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement.
Standard purchasing procedures for Cardinal Health require that a contract, statement of work or Approved Purchasing Program, be in place prior to the exchange of any goods or services.
Purchase Order - A purchase order is required unless:
Remit Address – Must be included on the following documents:
Payment Terms – The standard payment term for Cardinal Health is net 45 days for all Approved Suppliers providing goods or services without a valid Master Service Agreement (MSA), Contract or Statement of Work (SOW) in place. Our payment system allows for one payment term per supplier.
Payment Methods – The preferred method of payment for Cardinal Health is Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT). EFT is an efficient, cost effective method for processing payments. The following alternate methods of payment may be utilized depending on the business need. Alternate methods listed in order of preference.
Each agreement outlines the expectations for how the relationship between the Approved Supplier and Cardinal Health will be governed. A valid agreement or purchase order is important to mitigate risk for both the Approved Supplier and Cardinal Health.
The Supplier Data Management team is available Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. For questions regarding your on-boarding process, please contact us.