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University of Texas Uses Coupa to Streamline Supplier Adoption & Collaboration

UT Health chose Coupa's online supplier portal to automate and increase supplier adoption. This helped end users quickly find preferred suppliers with the best rate.
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Company Overview
UT Health is a dynamic and rapidly expanding health science center with missions of education, clinical care, research and community service.
Headquarters
Houston, TX
Employees
5,000-10,000
 

Value Stats

76%

first time invoice match rate

80%

staff focused on high value sourcing

50%

reduction in approval cycle time

Challenge

  • Decentralized culture and procure to pay process
  • Staff was focused on small dollar transactions and chasing vendors
  • High duplication of approval and manual data entry processes
  • No inventory solution to manage direct materials

Solution

  • Coupa Procurement
  • Coupa Invoicing
  • Coupa Pay
  • Coupa Supplier Information Management

Result

  • Streamlined ordering with a center of excellence
  • 80% of staff now focused on high value sourcing
  • Digitized 67% of invoice processing to reduce manual work
  • Saved $6.5 million dollars in FY21

"Coupa was the tool for us to pull our vision together to create a value chain-Four Cornerstones."

Eric Williams, M.S, C.P.M AVP, Supply Chain Management & CPO - UT Health Houston