RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – July 26, 2018 – JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, today announces that Bowling Green State University has renewed its relationship with JAGGAER for several years, utilizing multiple JAGGAER ONE Spend management platform solutions for the school’s Procure to Pay (P2P) system. The school chose the solution because of its flexibility, power and ease of use for multiple users.
Bowling Green State University is a public research university in Bowling Green, Ohio. The 1,338-acre main academic and residential campus is 15 miles south of Toledo, Ohio and serves a student population of More than 19,102 students, including 2,000 at BGSU Firelands in Huron, Ohio.
The University’s purchasing department works with several JAGGAER ONE spend management modules including procure to pay, sourcing, supplier management, and contracts. The purchasing department’s mission is to serve as a center of procurement excellence for the university and the students, faculty, and staff. Specifically, the department is charged with development of cost reduction opportunities through department-led competitive sourcing events; negotiation and execution of leases and contracts for equipment, material, services, repairs and property; application of improvement-focused purchasing practices and procedures; and creation of effective business and community partnerships that drive innovation and create lasting value.
Bowling Green State University is a member of the Inter-University Council Purchasing Group of Ohio, frequently called IUC-PG, a purchasing consortium comprised of the purchasing officers of the state institutions of higher education. Founded in 1964, the IUC-PG creates and maintains purchasing agreements for use by its 87 members (14 state universities, 15 community colleges, 8 technical colleges and 51 independent educational institutions in Ohio). The purpose of the IUC-PG is to achieve standardization of requirements, methods of operation, and to buy at optimum quantity discounts.
JAGGAER currently manages over $ 50 billion in spend for 650+ colleges and campuses in the United States alone, as well as schools in the UK, EU, AU and MENA. JAGGAER also has extensive market penetration with Canadian schools and has been adopted by community colleges and K-12 systems throughout the United States.