Creighton Selects Unimarket's Collaborative eSourcing, eProcurement and eInvoicing Solutions to Support University Business Practices

Creighton University, a Jesuit, Catholic university of more than 7,600 students in Omaha, Neb., and Unimarket, an innovator in collaborative eProcurement and eSourcing solutions for higher education, signed an agreement to implement eprocurement solutions at the University.

Annapolis, MD, August 12, 2011 --( Creighton conducted a product search and selection process to evaluate the features of eProcurement providers who serve the higher education market.

“Creighton is a comprehensive teaching, research, and patient care institution with a variety of supply needs across traditional liberal arts college programs and the more specialized areas of medical, dental and allied health programs,” said John Wilhelm, vice president for Administration. “Unimarket’s solution will assist Creighton in streamlining procurement processes and managing supply costs,” added Wilhelm.

Scott Blackwood, CEO of Unimarket commented, “Effective research and medical-related procurement is dependent on strong supplier relationships and instant access to scientific materials and services in the online community. Creighton and other mid-sized schools can now implement proven technology to stretch their dollars without sacrificing quality or service,” said Blackwood. “We welcome Creighton University as a valued partner and look forward to supporting their drive for procurement excellence.”

About Creighton University: Creighton University, founded in 1878, is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States designed in the Society of Jesus tradition and Catholic identity of academic excellence and service to others. The University is located in Omaha, Nebraska. In 2010, the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area was listed sixth on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s most livable cities. The University provides its more than 4,200 undergraduate and more than 3,400 professional and graduate students an atmosphere that challenges them academically and professionally and supports and inspires them individually. Nationally recognized for providing a balanced educational experience, the University offers a rigorous academic agenda with a broad range of disciplines, providing undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs that emphasize educating the whole person -- academically, socially and spiritually.

About Unimarket: Located in Annapolis MD and Auckland NZ, Unimarket provides online software for collaborative eProcurement and eSourcing to reduce costs and improve efficiencies for customers. Unimarket delivers world-class functionality to manage spend and processing of transactions from bid solicitation and purchases to electronic payments. Customers locate suppliers and buy the most cost-effective goods and services based on their respective requirements - all in sync with controls within respective finance/ERP systems. Thousands of customers' suppliers from small to large and local to international can also maintain online catalogs and integrate their eCommerce/supply chains with Unimarket for complete automation. A distinctive feature of the Unimarket solution is the ability for customers to collaborate on their common purchases, thereby increasing economies of scale and driving down unit costs. Visit for more information.

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