Ariba Case Study | National Business Furniture
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Ariba Case Study | National Business Furniture
E-procurement Solution Expands Reach and Sales Presence Challenges Solutions Results• An integrated e-procurement • Able to quickly make its entire • The Ariba Ready™ program has Profile National Business Furniture (NBF) solution was vital for product selection available on made it easier for NBF to do is one of the nation’s leading customers that wanted to the Ariba® Network—allowing business with customers already providers of office furniture to large standardize the cost and style other Ariba customers to on the Ariba Network corporations, small offices, and of furniture through NBF for all find and purchase office • POs are submitted directly to government agencies. The company is headquartered in of their branch offices furniture within their own NBF and the company can Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and has• Needed to tie into existing procurement systems process orders without having satellite offices in New York City, e-procurement systems and • Offers customized product to manually enter data in the Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, support NBF’s business selections and pricing that fit purchasing process Dallas, Phoenix, and Seattle. model—to handle large each customer’s unique needs • Customers can place orders Ariba Commerce corporate-scale projects as • By working with NBF’s more efficiently—saving time Cloud Features well as small transactional e-procurement system, Ariba and money • Ariba Network purchases with the same customers can see available • Ariba Discovery level of service products and inventories • Through the Ariba Discovery™ • Ariba Ready and place orders for service, NBF can bid on multiple locations opportunities posted by other • By integrating with NBF, Ariba customers companies have complete • Expanded reach and sales access to past presence through use of and pending orders Ariba solutions “At National Business Furniture, we’ve always placed a premium on making it easier for our customers to buy office furniture. By being Ariba Ready, we’re enabling NBF customers to take advantage of our huge selection, great service, and prices while also realizing the many benefits of the Ariba Network.” Rick Wachowiak, General Manager, National Business Furniture © 2011 Ariba, Inc. All rights reserved.