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Simplexis in the Schools???
In an attempt to save U.S. schools $10 billion by 2005, Simplexis.com has launched an online B2B marketplace for school purchasing.

schools  attempt to save U.S. schools $10 billion by 2005, Simplexis.com has launched an online B2B marketplace for school purchasing. The pilot program commenced March 1 in the Glendale (California) Unified School District. More than 100 school districts that spend an estimated $3 billion annually for goods and services have lined up to use Simplexis.com. Over the next several weeks, more than a dozen public school districts with annual purchases totaling roughly $400 million will join in the pilot program.

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ERP for School Districts

The ERP knowledge base for K-12 school districts and municipalities focuses on back-office functionality, including financials, human resources (HR), and payroll. It covers important functionality for employee self-service activities, purchasing management, and inventory management. 

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