National Business Furniture Receives the 2011 Ariba Excellence Award for Sales Effectiveness

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National Business Furniture's work in pursuing easier ways for large customers to centralize their purchasing through Ariba's network was recognized at the 2011 annual North American Ariba LIVE Conference.

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One of our main goals at NBF is to implement business practices that allow our customers to have the most satisfying and efficient purchasing experience possible.

National Business Furniture(NBF), a K+K America company, has been awarded the 2011 Ariba Excellence Award: Sales Effectiveness Innovator. The award was presented to NBF during a ceremony at the 2011 annual North American Ariba LIVE Conference. The conference was held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Conference Center in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, April 11th.

Brady Seiberlich, IT e-Procurement Manager for National Business Furniture, was present at the Ariba LIVE conference and accepted the award on behalf of NBF. NBF was one of 48 companies to be nominated for the 2011 Ariba Excellence Award, and was awarded for its forward-thinking tactics, implementation of internal sales programs, use of Ariba resources and participation in supplier enablement programs.

A panel of independent judges selected the winning companies.

“One of our main goals at NBF is to implement business practices that allow our customers to have the most satisfying and efficient purchasing experience possible. With Ariba, NBF is able to aggressively pursue new customers and migrate existing customers to a single buying network,” said Seiberlich. “Customers can regulate internal spending, standardize purchasing processes and essentially utilize the Ariba Supplier Network as a one-stop shop for all their purchasing needs.”

National Business Furniture has been a part of the Ariba® Supplier Network™ since 2002 and reached Ariba Ready Silver certified status in 2010. The Ariba® Supplier Network™ allows NBF customers to find and buy quality office furniture directly through the Ariba purchasing network. You can watch a video of Brady Seiberlich explaining NBF's Ariba program here.

In addition to being on the Ariba network, NBF reaches its customers with a catalog, a direct-sales team and through its website NBF.com.

About National Business Furniture
National Business Furniture was founded in 1975 as a direct-mail, office furniture retailer for corporate offices, small businesses and government agencies. Since then, NBF has expanded into the school, church and home office markets through multiple catalog and website brands and an experienced, national sales force.

In 2006, NBF was acquired by K+K America, LLC, the leading group of business-to-business mail order companies in North America.

For a complete selection of executive office suites and office furniture such as desks, chairs, file cabinets, bookcases and reception furniture, or for a free catalog, go to http://www.NBF.com. Or visit any of the NBF family of brands including: OfficeFurniture.com, OfficeChairs.com, Alfax Furniture and Dallas Midwest.

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