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Palm Beach County School District Finds BuyerQuest to Be the Answer to Procurement Adoption

CLEVELAND, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- BuyerQuest, Inc., the leading eProcurement/Procure To Pay software provider, today announced that Palm Beach County School District, one of the largest and most highly decorated school districts in the United States, has successfully launched BuyerQuest's eProcurement application. The BuyerQuest eProcurement solution's enriched quality and accuracy of supplier content, paired with its rich catalog functionality, will not only improve user adoption and satisfaction but also compliance and cost savings across the organization.

"Working with BuyerQuest Inc. to implement our School District's New Marketplace has been a pleasure from day one. They have been flexible and very customer service oriented. Our suppliers have been impressed with their technology, their level of expertise and their efficient methods to load catalogs, add sale information and update items to maintain accurate information about their products. This will allow our teachers, coaches, bookkeepers and other school district employees to find and purchase the items they need quickly and easily in order to save time and money. It's a showcase of information for our staff and it looks great!" says Sharon Swan, Director of Purchasing at the School District of Palm Beach County.

BuyerQuest CEO, Jack Mulloy, was equally enthusiastic about the relationship between BuyerQuest and the Palm Beach County School District. "I think what BuyerQuest is ultimately demonstrating with the Palm Beach County School District, is the fact that any vertical can and will benefit from leveraging what BuyerQuest has to offer. Regardless of the industry, from education to government, manufacturing to retail, every client has different challenges that they face and different ideas about how to solve those challenges. BuyerQuest is shining in our ability to listen to our clients to provide customized, flexible and scalable solutions that are unmatched when it comes to user experience."

About BuyerQuest, Inc.
BuyerQuest is a world-class eProcurement Software and Services Company. Since the inception of eProcurement in the mid 1990s, the BuyerQuest Team has been on the leading edge of P2P implementations and deployments internationally. This deep eProcurement experience, gained through deployments at some of the world's largest and most respected global companies, gave our team a molecular understanding of the strengths and, perhaps more importantly, the weaknesses of virtually every flavor of P2P technology. BuyerQuest was founded on the core belief that the enterprise procurement experience can and should be just as easy as an everyday B2C ecommerce shopping experience. BuyerQuest delivers its end-users an eCommerce shopping experience for all Goods AND Services across the enterprise. Procurement organizations are empowered by BuyerQuest's intuitive administration tools to operationalize their contracts and drive compliance through widespread user adoption coupled with advanced procurement intelligence capabilities. Please visit www.BuyerQuest.com to learn more.

About Palm Beach County School District
The School District of Palm Beach County, Florida is the eleventh largest in the nation and the fifth largest in the state of Florida with 185 schools, serving 176,724 students who speak 150 languages/dialects. Our FY 2015 total budget is $2.77 billion serving 20,810 employees including 12,627 teachers. In July 2014, for the seventh consecutive year, the School District of Palm Beach County, Purchasing Department was the proud recipient of the 19th Annual "Achievement of Excellence in Procurement" award The Purchasing Department of Palm Beach County School District is dedicated to providing professional and efficient services and supports the activities of the School District, which includes: education, financial responsibility and community service, through contracting for all commodities and services; by maintaining procedures which foster fair and open competition, inspiring public confidence that all contracts are awarded equitable and economically; and by acquiring the greatest possible value and quality in the services and products purchased, with timely delivery.

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