All vendors who wish to work with Bell Partners must comply with the Vendor Management Program (VMP). VMP is a two-step program comprised of Compliance Depot and OpsTechnology. Why should you participate? View a list of benefits.
Compliance Depot is a risk management tool that will help keep Bell Apartment Living properties safe by screening all vendors to ensure they have adequate insurance coverage and a clean background.
To be considered compliant, vendors must register with Compliance Depot and maintain a status of "approved". To become an "approved" vendor in Compliance Depot, vendors must:
Download Insurance Requirements. The Insurance Information Document provides sample certificates of insurance, industry codes, corresponding insurance limits and additional insured language.
OpsTechnology is a purchasing and electronic invoice processing platform. There are two types of electronic vendors in OpsTechnology – Managed Catalog and Electronic Invoice.
NOTE: Bell Partners prefers vendors to register for Managed Catalog especially if providing parts or turn services. Where Managed Catalog is not applicable vendors should register as Electronic Invoice.
Once vendors have completed both Part A and Part B, they will be considered a Bell Approved Vendor. Both programs do have an associated cost to vendors to participate. Download Fee Information from Ops Technology and Compliance Depot. Failing to keep an approved status in Compliance Depot or submit an electronic invoice through OpsTechnology may result in delayed payments, cancellation of further services, and removal from the Bell Approved Vendor list.