ESM Solutions' Blog


October 24, 2014

Western Washington University is putting the finishing touches on its goal to streamline procurement processes across campus by selecting ESM Solutions to implement its eProcurement Suite.

“We are extremely excited about this partnership between Western Washington University and ESM Solutions to bring the next generation of procurement tools to our campus,” said Brian Sullivan, Assistant Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs at Western.

The selection of ESM came after extended collaboration throughout the entire campus.

Wanna VanCuren, Western’s Director of Business and Financial Systems, is the project manager. Susan Banton will serve as functional analyst, and Pete Heilgeist, Director of Business Services, is the business owner for this implementation.

ESM Solutions’ eProcurement Suite will leverage sourcing, purchasing and contract management for the university. By implementing a faster, easier electronic procure-to-pay solution, Western will be able to:

  • Connect to the buying community with suppliers using an online experience
  • Save money, time and resources with contracted catalogs and pricing
  • Improve organizational compliance and leverage of supplier catalogs
  • Automate processes, eliminate errors, and speed up requisitions
  • Automate workflows for seamless approval routing
  • Connect with mobile devices for eProcurement on-the-go
  • Integrate Banner System and ESM Solutions’ application suite to complete the entire procure-to-pay process in one intuitive interface

September 25, 2014

ESM Explore 2014 is a Success for ESM Solutions Customers and Partners

ESM Solutions hosted its inaugural user conference from September 15th to 17th. View the press release here.

September 15, 2014

ESM Solutions to Hold its First Annual User Conference, ESM Explore 2014

ESM Explore 2014, a 3-day experience with ESM Solutions’ users and experts, will take place at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. View the press release here.

August 28, 2014

ESM Solutions Announces Self-Service Reporting Tool for Users

theReporter™ brings new functionality to easyPurchase™, allowing users to author and edit their own reports and dashboards. View the press release here.

August 19, 2014

University of Southern Indiana to implement ESM Solutions’ easyPurchase™

ESM Solutions welcomes the University of Southern Indiana (USI), a public university in Evansville, Indiana with over 10,000 students. USI will integrate easyPurchase with its financial system, Banner® by Ellucian.

August 12, 2014

Gonzaga University chooses ESM Solutions as its new eProcurement provider

ESM Solutions welcomes Gonzaga University, a newest customer to implement easyPurchase™ for its eProcurement needs. Gonzaga University is located in Spokane, Washington with over 7,500 students and 400 faculty and staff members.

August 7, 2014

Michigan State University Selects ESM Solutions

Top research university in the United States chooses ESM Solutions for its eProcurement needs. View the press release here.

August 4, 2014

Worcester Polytechnic Institute to Implement ESM Solutions’ eProcurement Suite with eInvoicing

ESM Solutions welcomes Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), a private research university with approximately 3,800 students and 400 faculty and staff members. WPI will integrate easyPurchase and eInvoicing with its financial system, Banner® by Ellucian.

July 31, 2014

Education Service Agency to Transform its Purchasing Program With ESM Solutions

Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 will utilize ESM Solutions’ new easyPurchase™ platform for an online marketplace. View the press release here.

June 26, 2014

The State of South Dakota Selects ESM Solutions to Provide a Procure-to-Pay Solution

ESM Solutions will roll out a comprehensive eProcurement solution to improve the State of South Dakota’s purchasing process. View the press release here.

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