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Matt Narens

Matt Narens

Matt Narens: Manager, Category Development at Corporate United
In his role at Corporate United Matt works with both CU members and supplier partners to ensure that the programs he manages are delivering maximum value. This includes everything from commercializing new offerings to conducting category lifecycle and supplier relationship management. His efforts are focused on minimizing the administrative burden and reducing the total cost of ownership related to indirect spend for Corporate United members. They also include aligning strategies with Corporate United’s supplier partners in order to best meet the needs of the market.

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Protect your Building Investment from the Ground-Level, Up: Flooring Maintenance Timeline

All day the workers in your facility are on your floor, working on it, stepping on it, running machines on it, storing e...

Customized MRO Inventory Reporting Automates Informed Buying

When it comes to purchasing MRO for your facility, inadequate or inaccurate data can create spend chaos plagued by stock...

Protect your Building Investment: Roofing Maintenance Timeline

When you take good care of your roof, you are making an investment in your building. Roof leaks can lead to structural d...

Beat the Heat: 7 Summer Safety Supplies to Protect Workers and Boost Productivity [Gallery...

On average, there are more heat related fatalities per year in the United States than any other weather event. There are...

MRO Vending Solutions Revolutionize Spend Strategies in the Industrial Marketplace

$500 billion is spent annually on MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) in the U.S, making MRO a target category for ...

2017 Supply Chain Outlook for Your Facility: How to Solve for Smart Spending

Matt Narens is a Category Development Manager within the Facilities Vertical at Corporate United and was recently named ...

Energy Management 101: Peak Demand - What It Is and Why It Matters

As a category manager, it’s my job to look for new ways to help CU members save money, and provide insight about making ...

3 Driving Factors for AED Compliance

Let’s face it ­– life-threatening emergencies happen, and unfortunately no business is immune. But, what do you really k...

Does Your Industrial Supplies Partner Provide Enough Value?

As global trends in the Industrial Supplies and MRO space continue to shift, customers want more from their suppliers. C...

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