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GroupRFx: A Dragon’s Den View by Kelly Barner

January 22, 2014


Editor’s Note: On January 21st, 2014 I had the opportunity to interview Year in the Life candidate GroupRFx, a New Wave company that offers a competitive bidding platform designed to improve the procurement and tendering process within a GPO framework.  In the post-show commentary, our Dragon’s Den (or Shark Tank if you prefer) panel of […]

Whether on TV or Radio, Corporate United’s Clevenger shares insight about one of the industry’s premier events

May 5, 2011


Putting aside for the moment the fact that a light stand fell over during the live TV broadcast forcing me to rediscover my cat like reflexes from my hockey playing days, and causing my screen to turn a cavalcade of colors for a few moments, David Clevenger’s overview of what can reasonably be considered one […]

“Executive 100 Company” designation a manifestation of Corporate United’s successful origins

May 19, 2010


CLEVELAND — May 18, 2010 — Corporate United, the nation’s largest group purchasing organization (GPO), has been chosen by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as an “Executive 100” supply chain thought leader for the fourth year. Supply & Demand Chain Executive selected Corporate United for the award for its role in preparing its member […]

Privatizing Multi-Transactional Supplier Platforms Within the Public Sector (Part 2)

February 17, 2010


I can recall negotiating a mutli-million dollar contract renewal and being relieved that my organization held an important advantage in that we had developed and owned the growing supply base that was necessary for the third-party provider to meet the delivery and price requirements for a key government client. When I talk about owning the […]


January 15, 2009


  CLEVELAND – Jan. 14, 2009 – Corporate United, the nation’s largest group purchasing organization, enters a new three-year contract with leading industrial supplies distributor Fastenal.   The new agreement, which became effective January 1, 2009, offers Corporate United’s more than 140 member companies the opportunity to participate in Fastenal’s industrial supplies MRO contract.  The […]