Acro Awarded VMS/MSP Contract with State of Michigan for IT Staff Augmentation

In July 2012 the State of Michigan implemented Acro’s Vendor Management System (VMS) called  XRM System to improve the procurement and management for IT staff augmentation.  The XRM System replaced the Re: Start program previously used by the State.  The State of Michigan and Acro look to create improvements for augmentation through a VMS program that utilizes a robust, customizable, and comprehensive web-based tool to better process and handle requisitions from start to end, expand the pool of qualified candidates submitted to State of Michigan requisitions, and incorporates effective reporting metrics on program quality to the benefit of State of Michigan and participating Staffing Agencies.  Along with an enhanced VMS system Acro also aims to develop a long lasting relationship with all of its clients to continue to provide outstanding services. 

Acro is an international human capital management solutions and IT services company headquartered in Michigan, with a commitment to client service.  All State of Michigan requisitions for IT staff augmentation will flow through Acro utilizing XRM System owned by Acro, for the procurement processes. The XRMSystem is a web-based procurement system, accessible by any computer with Internet access. Each authorized Staffing Agency will have access to the system to review open job requisitions and submit their candidates

 XRM Systems is a web-based software program to establish a secure and private electronic marketplace to optimize the procurement and management of temporary labor.  The XRM system contains three modules: Automated Procurement System, Time Record Automation Center, and Electronic Invoicing.  These modules enable the State to automate the entire workflow of acquiring and administering the staff augmentation processes including: 

  • Requisition creation and approval
  • Broadcast to suppliers and receipt of candidate resumes
  • Support for online review of resumes, interview scheduling and selection
  • Enforcement of required on-boarding compliances such as drug test, employment eligibility verification and background checks
  • Contractor time entry, approval and invoicing
  • Supplier payments

To learn more about how Acro can assist you with your staff augmentation needs visit our website at or call 734.591.1100.