Cardinal Health is committed to the efficient, cost effective management, purchase, and payment of goods or services for business use. To accomplish this, Cardinal Health centralized the decision-making authority for the purchase of Indirect Goods or Services. The Indirect Procurement department partners with suppliers to take advantage of the centralized procurement processes, negotiated rates, standard contractual terms and conditions, and savings opportunities. Employees may not purchase or contract for the purchase of Indirect Goods or Services unless specifically permitted by Cardinal Health policy or approved in writing in advance by the Chief Financial Officer or his or her designee.
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Financial Information – This information may be used in determining if a company is diverse or as part of the supplier selection and validation process.
W-9 – Tax ID document used to validate Supplier or Payee information and to uniquely identify the Supplier or Payee with our accounts payable system.
Banking Information – Used to process electronic funds transfer for invoice payment.
Contact Information – Used to process purchase orders, pay invoices, contact our suppliers and communicate supplier information.
Supplier Diversity - Fair treatment and diversity - We provide equal opportunity to employees and applicants during the employment process. We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive workplace that is representative of the communities in which we operate and that is free from discrimination. In addition, we are dedicated to fostering a work environment where employees are respected and enjoy coming to work.
Supplier Business Reviews - Cardinal Health and the Supplier will review and evaluate the Supplier's performance against the details outlined in the signed agreement. Business Reviews are not required for all Suppliers. The requirement to perform a Business Review, content and timing will be determined by Cardinal Health Indirect Procurement.
RFP/RFQ/RFI - While RFx is not always a requirement for supplier selection (qualifications as an Approved Supplier), participation in this type of event may be necessary to meet the needs of specific Cardinal Health projects. The following is a high level outline of our RFx requirements.
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.
Remit Address - The Cardinal Health standard is to create one remit/payment record per supplier. Requests to add additional remit records for a supplier will be reviewed on a case by case basis, must be approved by Indirect Procurement and may result in a set-up processing fee to the supplier.
Technology – Cardinal Health utilizes internet applications, email and fax to conduct business with Potential and Approved Suppliers. You must have access to this technology to successfully manage a business relationship with Cardinal Health.