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Red Dragon Depot

Red Dragon Depot-ESM Solutions

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Controlling costs, managing spend and improving compliance is a breeze with Red Dragon Depot through ESM Solutions, an intuitive online ordering application. ESM’s eProcurement solution makes the process of finding, buying and acquiring goods and services simple, efficient and traceable.

ESM’s solution for SUNY Cortland:

  • Automates the procurement workflow for seamless approval routing and fewer errors.
  • Connects buyers with preferred suppliers and improves compliance.
  • Makes it easy to search for items with an intuitive online marketplace, familiar to anybody who has shopped online.
  • Eliminates errors with automated processes and speeds up the requisition process.
  • Gives organizations complete visibility into spend with instant dashboards, audits and reports.

ESM has been serving higher education and research markets for over 15 years providing a single consumer-worthy shopping environment for buyers.

The solutions offered are developed for the specific needs faced by educational institutions. They are easy to implement, easy to adopt and easy on the budget.

Support strategic initiatives

E-procurement helps with utilizing preferred sources, state contracts, and MWBE spending. ESM solutions will help departments guide dollars to the vendors who will best serve your budget needs.  

Gain visibility

Easy to navigate and understand, ESM's reporting tools will help us to identify cost-saving opportunities and operational efficiencies, as well as helping to reach compliance. ESM's reporting collects and analyzes data directly from each departments spend in a series of reports and charts. By presenting all of SUNY Cortland's spend in comprehensive dashboards, ESM helps us make better decisions.