EasyPurchase by ESM Solutions is a cloud-based procurement management solution for higher education institutions, K-12 school districts, state and local governments and mid-size commercial businesses. The solution allows users to configure bids, RFPs and RFQs. Users can create their own templates and add new sections like checkboxes, questions, pricing matrices, attachments and information sections. The solution enables users to publish RFx to multiple lists of prospective suppliers and invite vendors based on their geographic location. Vendors receive a notification of the RFx and they can submit their response electronically through a vendor portal.
ESM’s eProcurement solution automates business processes and supports approval-routing, payment options, reporting and analytics capabilities. Users can visualize spend data through dashboards and management reports.
ESM Solutions’ products integrate with existing ERPs, allowing users to create custom modules for bidding and purchasing processes and improving communication between suppliers and staff. Support is offered via email.
Ahrea from Portland State University
Centralized Procurement, guaranteed on contract pricing, ease of use for our purchasing community, flexibility with vendors regarding landing page, for example our computer hardware vendor landing page contain all of the configurations acceptable and supportable to our Office of Information Technology team.
Challenges setting up new vendors. Lack of response from ESM regarding on boarding new vendors . Not software related challenges with billing process and ESM's ability to identify our payments with the documentation they request for payment processing.
Response: ESM Solutions, ESM Solutions
Date: December 2017
Thank you for the review! That's good constructive feedback based on your past experience, which allows us to continue to improve our processes going forward. We appreciate your response.