RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, proudly announces that Texas Tech, a customer since 2007, was just granted the Award of Excellence in Procurement by the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) in recognition of the Procurement Service Department‘s contribution to the university’s mission. The award was presented for advancements made in procurement technology utilization and contract management practices that create efficiencies and cost savings for the institution.
Texas Tech utilizes JAGGAER’s Leader rated Procure-to-Pay (P2P) suite. The University’s Procurement Services department includes purchasing and contracting, payment services, travel, procurement card, vendor services, and property surplus.
“It is a great honor for Texas Tech Procurement Services to be recognized by our peers in higher education. This the first department award we have received and it validates the diligent work, collaboration and innovation the Procurement Services staff has accomplished over the years,” states Jennifer Adling, Texas Tech Chief Procurement Officer.
Texas Tech is listed among the nation’s top doctoral universities in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Of the 115 universities listed in the Highest Research Activity category, Texas Tech is one of 81 public institutions in the top tier. Texas Tech serves over 37,000 students and is located in Lubbock, Texas. NAEP strives to be recognized as the association dedicated to the advancement of excellence in the purchasing profession serving higher education and associated communities.
“It’s a privilege to have worked with Texas Tech for over a decade and to have been able to help them develop a model, and well lauded procurement department. They have repeatedly demonstrated innovation and are an example of what excellence in the practice of procurement looks like. We look forward to continuing our long running relationship and enabling their continued success with our powerful spend management tools,” says Robert Bonavito, CEO, JAGGAER.
About JAGGAER: Global Indirect and Direct Spend Management Solutions
JAGGAER is the world’s largest independent spend management company, with over 1,850 customers connected to a network of 3.7 million suppliers in 70 countries, served by offices located in North America, Latin America, throughout Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. JAGGAER offers complete SaaS based indirect and direct eProcurement solutions with advanced spend analytics, complex sourcing, supplier management, contract lifecycle management, savings tracking, and intelligent workflow capabilities. We have pioneered spend solutions for over two decades and continue to lead the innovation curve by listening to customers and analyzing the market. Our solutions suites are trusted by the world’s largest education, manufacturing, health care, retail, consumer package goods, logistics, construction, utilities companies and public service organizations. Additionally, JAGGAER holds 38 patents–more than any other spend management company. www.JAGGAER.com
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