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MERX4 Education

Consistently find best value for your clients
with MERX.

MERX4 Education

Can you easily demonstrate compliance to transparency requirements? With MERX you can.

MERX4 Education

Use MERX to enforce processes and standards. Procure the right way - every time.

MERX4 Education

Procurement should be interactive. Use MERX to engage your stakeholders and vendor community more collaboratively.

MERX4 Education

The industry’s most advanced Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Performance Management suite with your name on it!

MERX4 Education

“MERX4 embeds more than 15 years of public sector sourcing and vendor management expertise, workflow flexibility, automation and business intelligence.”

Paul Bodnoff
MERX, VP Operations

MERX4 offers education professionals a comprehensive solution to procurement challenges posed by budget cuts, outdated processes and limited purchasing resources. Educational budget cuts, outdated processes and limited purchasing resources are putting pressure on today's educational buying organizations to do more with less. Many school districts, colleges, universities and educational institutions are implementing Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management solutions to combat these constraints. Your purchasing department can leverage the features of MERX4 to improve efficiency, increase transparency and achieve cost savings through document management, distribution, and automated vendor management.

MERX4 is tailored to your needs and branded to your specifications

Nearly three years in development, the MERX4 private portal offering was designed using extensive input from customers and procurement professionals like you. Our SCMP accredited personnel engaged with people at all levels in procurement to understand the challenges they face and design innovative ways to solve them.

Easily manage your procurement process

Whether you do everything through open tendering or need to qualify vendors as part of a two stage process, our Software as a Service (SaaS) solution lets you control the entire process. MERX helps you manage your processes, enforce processes and best practices and provide stakeholders with decision support reports and actionable business intelligence. Powerful features such as Buyer Dashboard and reports facilitate control and provide process insights from Vendor Management to Solicitation, Project Management to Bid and Award Management, and Contract Lifecycle to Vendor Performance Management.

Benefits for Colleges and Universities

Our e-procurement solution allows higher education procurement professionals to do more with less in both public and private institutions.

  • Go paperless with online management and distribution of all documents including addendum, plan holder lists and award information with electronic bid capabilities
  • Easily configure contractor pre-qualification program form per business unit or per bid specific opportunities
  • Barrier-free vendor registration process allows your vendors access to documents and opportunities
  • Configurable e-procurement solution that is easily integrated with existing financial or ERP solutions in place at your institution
  • Secure information accessible to all internal stakeholders
  • Easy and quick to implement e-procurement "Software as a Service" (SaaS) solution.

Let MERX Simplify Your Strategic Sourcing & Vendor Management Process

The industry’s most advanced strategic sourcing and vendor management suite!

Determine The Right Solution

We work directly with our customers to deliver solutions that improve efficiency and deliver significant cost savings to their organizations. MERX4 streamlines the purchasing process, saving you time and resources while addressing your organization’s evolving purchasing needs.

Quick Implementation

Implementation of MERX4 is quick and easy. Delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), it is a configurable solution that is ready-to-launch, highly scalable and designed to grow with your organization.

Seamless Roll-out

MERX has a dedicated and knowledgeable support team that works closely with your organization to develop an implementation plan that fits seamlessly within your operational timeframe.


We know how mission critical and time sensitive the sourcing process can be. The entire MERX team is focused on providing you with a brilliant customer experience. From the seamless rollout process that includes on-site training and professional, bilingual customer support to the world class infrastructure that houses the service, MERX is renowned globally as a leader in e-sourcing and our customer service is ranked among the top 5 in the industry.

Achieve your
vision with MERX

Drive strategy forward

Make procurement your strategic imperative. Put your strategy into action with MERX4, to not only identify and secure ideal vendors, products and services; but to monitor and hold them accountable to their commitments.

Save more; consistently

Avoid the cost boomerang. Use MERX4 to implement a cycle of continuous spend management improvement across all categories to deliver sustainable savings over the long-term.

Boost free cash flow (FCF)

Save your organization money. Elevate the perspective of procurement by unlocking working capital to support top & bottom line gains while minimizing risk.

Integrate existing systems

You shouldn’t have to change all your existing enterprise systems to save. MERX4 is bespoke, integrating your specifications, systems and processes to lower total cost of ownership.

Enforce compliance standards

Manage and avoid risks associated with your suppliers. Factor contractual commitments and vendor performance for penalties, risk assessments, and future negotiations.

Improve supplier quality

Impose standards to reliably source from high quality suppliers who deliver best value within your constraints. Instantly improve your supplier portfolio by tapping into 75000+ vendors who actively use MERX to find business opportunities.

Spend Matters

Make spend management an evolving part of your procurement culture by combining spend analysis with process, controls and technology. Understand how to get the most impact from every dollar saved or spent. In doing so, you’ll reduce risk while increasing free cash flow to support other initiatives.

Streamline Contract Lifecycle Management

Eliminate bottlenecks in your contract management process. MERX provides complete visibility of contract status to help you capitalize on revenue opportunities and reduce contract compliance risks.