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How to Do Business with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital's Purchasing Department

This guide has been prepared to familiarize you with the policies and procedures in doing business with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (St. Jude).

It is the mission of the St. Jude Purchasing Department to add value to the St. Jude supply chain by purchasing high quality goods and service at competitive pricing, while exceeding customer expectations.

It is the objective of the Purchasing Department to work with vendors who provide exceptional customer service, quality products at competitive pricing, the lowest responsive and responsible bidders who comply with the required specifications, terms and conditions and have the capacity to deliver. In an effort to source new technologies and services at competitive pricing, we want to provide all interested vendors an opportunity to participate in upcoming bids for to St. Jude.


How do I contact the purchasing department?

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Materials Management Dept. Mailstop 508
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN. 38105
(901) 595-3330
Fax: (901) 595-3923

How do I get on the bidder’s list?

Interested vendors must complete the Vendor Bid Registration Form and fax or email it to the Contract Administrator. St. Jude reserves the right to decide which products and services get sent out for bid. Bid requests will be at the discretion of St. Jude.

How can I obtain a copy of a Request for Bid or Request for Proposal?

Vendors must be invited by St. Jude to participate in the Request for Information (RFI) or a Request for Proposal (RFP). Interested vendors must complete a Vendor Bid Registration Form to be considered.

What factors are considered in the purchasing decisions?

Why do you request diversity information?

St. Jude strives to increase the number of certified minority- and women-owned businesses or small business vendors that provide goods and services to St. Jude through competitive processes.

How are vendors shows handled?

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Relationships with Vendors

St. Jude’s policy requires that interactions with vendor representatives be conducted so as to minimize conflicts of interest and avoid the real or perceived potential to improperly influence decision-making at St. Jude.