GHXcellence Awards

GHXcellence Awards recognize supply chain leaders that are driving savings and efficiency for their organizations, their trading partners and the healthcare industry through automation and best practices.

Canadian Healthcare Supplier of the Year

GHX recognizes the highest performing supplier in the Canadian market, based on a full year of membership on the GHX Exchange.

Criteria considered:

  • 40% weighted growth
    • Percentage increase in PO lines (15%)
    • Percentage increase in trading partner connections (25%)
  • 60% utilization
    • Number of trading partner connections (25%)
    • Advanced transaction sets, e.g., 850, 855, 810, 856, 832, 997 (15%)
    • GHX products utilization (5%)
    • Catalog updates (5%)
    • Average response time (855s) (10%)

2018 Winner: Teleflex Incorporated

  • In 2018, Teleflex increased automation among the “core four” supply chain documents: Purchase order (PO), purchase order acknowledgement (POA), advance ship notice (ASN) and invoice.
  • The company increased its number of electronic trading partners by 26 percent, grew PO automation with customers by over 21 percent, expanded electronic data interchange (EDI) invoice transaction volume by 23 percent, and continued to support a PO response speed that is well above the industry average.
  • Teleflex also leveraged advanced exchange EDI transactions, including price authorization and sales tracing files, to further expand automation benefits with partners.
2017 - Baxter Canada
2017 Winner -
Baxter Canada
2016 - Canadian Healthcare Supplier of the Year
2016 Winner -
Medline Canada
2015 - Canadian Healthcare Supplier of the Year
2015 Winner -
Medtronic of Canada