Vendor Awarded NJPA National Contract for Technology & Communications Solution

NJPA contract # 052512-ESM was recently awarded by the NJPA Board of Directors under the category of "Technology & Communications Solution." NJPA contracts are nationally solicited, competitively bid and awarded on behalf of NJPA current and potential government and education member agencies.

Aug 24, 2012, 09:06 ET from National Joint Powers Alliance

STAPLES, Minn., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) today announced it awarded a contract to ESM Solutions, through which NJPA members can purchase sourcing and purchasing applications. Each year ESM Solutions helps over 4,000 school and government entities meet their procurement goals through their software and marketplace applications. The contract will help NJPA members streamline their procurement process and enhance their spend management capabilities through integrated solutions.

"ESM Solutions is looking forward to the opportunity to work with NJPA and its 45,000+ members to help them generate additional contract savings," said Anthony Rotoli, Vice President Sales, ESM Solutions. "We are pleased that NJPA has identified our solutions as a good fit for their membership. Our solutions are easy to use and have delivered ROI to hundreds of public sector customers. Our spend management solutions will enable NJPA members to consolidate and further leverage other NJPA awarded contracts to achieve maximum savings."

The NJPA bid evaluation committee awarded its first national Electronic Marketplace contract to ESM Solutions based on the company's market leadership, including its ability to deliver quality solutions, excellent customer service, and competitive pricing. "ESM Solutions is a quality provider of electronic procurement solutions in the education and public sectors. Their integrated solutions and applications can help NJPA members make significant improvements in their procurement process," said Mike Hajek, NJPA's Director of Contracts & Marketing. "NJPA members will benefit from ESM Solutions' experience and success in partnering with schools, government agencies and financial system providers to ensure the highest degree of efficiency in the procurement of goods and services."

NJPA Board of Directors approved this contract award to ESM Solutions. For more information about this NJPA contract, please contact David Duhn, Contract Manager, at 218-894-5469 or

About Vendor:

ESM Solutions gives customers complete control of their spending through an easily implemented, integrated suite of sourcing and purchasing products. With extensive experience in the education and public sectors, our SaaS solutions have been built with the end-user experience as the first priority. Ease of use is important up and down the approval chain to enable efficient and transparent procurement processes. ESM Solutions helps customers meet the operational and management objectives while also accelerating adoption by the end-user community. As the first online procurement provider for public sector, and the first to deliver finger-friendly navigation for smartphones and tablets, ESM Solutions is an innovator, continuing to push the industry forward.

About NJPA:

The National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) is a municipal contracting government agency that serves education and government agencies nationally through competitively bid and awarded contract purchasing solutions. Over 45,000 member agencies enjoy the value and commitment of the world class NJPA awarded vendors. Go to to join NJPA at no cost, obligation or liability. Learn more about the now over 140 contract solutions available to our member agencies.

Contact: David Duhn | 218-894-5469 |

SOURCE National Joint Powers Alliance