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EqualLevel and Amazon Business Featured Speakers at Chicago Public Schools’ Supplier Education Event

Event Focuses on Critical Importance of eCommerce Capabilities for Success in an Accelerated Digital Economy Rockville, Maryland, June 2020 — EqualLevel, the innovation leader in public sector online marketplace and procure-to-pay solutions, will co-present with Amazon Business as co-presenters at Chicago Public Schools’ Virtual Outreach Education Event on June 25, 2020. To succeed in today’s...
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After Nearly Getting KO’d By Vendor Punchout, Plano Celebrates e-Procurement Win with EqualLevel

The Plano Independent School District (PISD) is among the 20 largest districts in Texas. PISD serves a student body of more than 53K, encompasses 72 schools and 20-plus offices and has an annual budget topping $750M. To put the district’s considerable size into perspective, with over 6000 teachers and staff, PISD has 20 percent more...
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How To Cut Costs Per Invoice By 200 Percent

During an organization’s ordering process there are typically numerous intricate steps, and various factors to consider before an actual order can be placed.  Purchase orders (POs) often involve complex approval workflows, multiple budgets, hundreds if not thousands of suppliers and contracts, endless data, and millions of dollars. Organizations often struggle with how to manage this...
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Are You A Part of The One-Third Using Inadequate Tech?

In a 2018 study conducted by PayStream Advisors, now formally known as Levvel Research, over 400 organizations were surveyed to determine the latest trends surrounding procurement management. During this survey, organizations without cloud-based eProcurement software were asked about their top pain points. One-third of firms revealed that their primary problems were inadequate technology and procedural...
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Busting B2B E-Commerce Myths for Suppliers

As a supplier of MRO or indirect materials, your customers likely fall into one of three categories: those already engaged in e-procurement, those who haven’t yet adopted but want to/intend to, or those who haven’t yet adopted and believe their transaction volume is too small to bother or they assume the investment is beyond their...
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‘What Were They Thinking?’ E-Procurement Solutions Reveal Critical Insights into B2B Buying Behaviors

If you are a corporate procurement leader or a supplier of MRO and indirect materials, there is a good chance you have muttered the words “what were they thinking?” under your breath at least once in the past quarter. Striving to understand what drives B2B buyers to make the choices they do is critical for...
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Smart Strategies to Manage the Costs of College Education

The rising cost of a college education isn’t just a concern for parents and students, it’s an issue that preoccupies college administrators too. To control rising tuition, college administrators focus on managing operating costs to mitigate significant tuition increases while still being able to offer students the educational and social experiences they expect from college...
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AI-Powered Tech Takes E-Procurement to the Next Level

Imagine walking into a car dealership and the first question the salesperson asks you is, “How much do you want to overpay?” It’s a ridiculous question, right? No one wants to pay more for a product than they absolutely have to. Yet, this is exactly what too many corporate buyers unwittingly do, every day. While...
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