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Texas Tech Medical School Requests Inventory Management Solution

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is based in West Texas and has campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas-Fort Worth, Lubbock and Permian Basin. It is seeking a solution for an anticipated 30 to 60 users.

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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for an inventory management solution for its Managed Care Division — Montford Unit (Managed Care).

Based in West Texas, TTUHSC has campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas-Fort Worth, Lubbock and Permian Basin.

According to the RFP, TTUHSC anticipates between 30 and 60 users, a need for integration with ODS tables and daily or weekly orders worth approximately $150,000-$250,000.

At a minimum, the requested solution must include native support for Kanban, for par replenishment and for physical inventory counting, and should enable integration with Jaggaer, the center’s accounting software.

Additionally, the solution must support an unlimited number of vendors, multiple user roles with user-based access, unlimited par locations, Microsoft Excel, automatic order generation, email notification of pending orders, purchase order creation, barcode generation, expiration tracking, analytics and more.

Item inventories must contain the following attributes: TTUHC item number, vendor catalog number, GL number, bin location ID, shelf location ID, description, image URL, storage location, item source, category, and a minimum of three custom fields. Inventories must have additional attributes including a minimum par level, item consumption unit of measurement, item order unit of measurement, package string, inventory method, consignment item designation abilities and up to 10 different barcode strings for scanning purposes.

More detailed information about RFP No. RFP739-SL3580287, including all minimum requirements and requested services, can be found online. The deadline for question submissions is Feb. 16. The due date for proposals is Mar. 1. Jason Coldiron is the point of contact for this RFP.
Chandler Treon is an Austin-based staff writer. He has a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in literature and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in technical communication, all from Texas State University.