The United Family Healthcare (UFH) Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC) is responsible for supplying all materials needed for clinical operations nationwide throughout the UFH system. SCMC manages the entire supply chain process from sourcing and selecting vendors, to negotiating prices, contract signing, shipping, warehousing and delivery of products to clinical sites. SCMC is headquartered in Beijing with central supply team members at various UFH local service areas. SCMC relies on advanced concepts of supply chain management to guide its activities in attaining the highest quality and safest products, all at favorable prices through efficient logistical operations. The Supply Chain Management Center seeks to provide the strongest support possible to all of UFH as it pursues excellence in serving patients.
Supply Chain Management Center responsibilities include establishing procurement and supply standards for numerous categories of items, specifying operating procedures and compiling product catalogues, among many other duties. SCMC incorporates the principles of fairness and impartiality in strict compliance with the UFH code of conduct when selecting and managing supplier partner relationships, purchasing products, evaluating product quality and in setting service standards. Through this centralized purchasing platform, the United Family Healthcare Supply Chain Management Center is deeply committed to developing the very best multi-faceted strategic partnerships with distinguished manufacturers worldwide.