Working With the District

JPS Health Network has implemented a Supplier Diversity program in addition to the use of diversity suppliers through our Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). Click Materials Management to find out more about GPO.


Role of Supplier Diversity Program 

  • Implement a Transparent Supplier Policy (TSP)
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Achieve board approved goals for MWVBE participation across the network meeting national benchmarks
  • Celebrate and recognize diversity achievements
  • Support and assist internal departments in Supplier Diversity Program participation


The District’s Expectations  

In many cases, The District utilizes Request for Quotation (RFQ), Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Bids (RFB). To get started as an approved vendor, all suppliers must complete our Vendor Registration Form.


Why do business with HUBs and SMWVBEs? 

  • HUB and SMWVBEs provide valuable and competitive products and services
  • Utilization of HUB and SMWVBEs contributes to the growth of local, regional and national economies
  • HUB and SMWVBEsare valued JPS customers


How do I get started?  

  1. Visit the JPS Vendor Portal 
  2. Steps to register as a vendor here