Vanderbilt University Medical Center Finance

Procurement: Overview

  1. Define your shopping criteria, potential suppliers, budget, method of purchase.
  2. Use eProcurement or Pcard if appropriate, for purchasing.
  3. Compare the items shipped to your original order: did you receive everything you ordered? Is anything damaged or otherwise unusable?
  4. Disbursement Services pays the supplierĀ“s invoice, as long as it matches your original order and you received your order as expected.
  5. Track the progress of your purchases and payments for proper departmental financial controls.