Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Signs New Four Year Contract with Corporate United5 Sep, 2007
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Signs New Four Year Contract with Corporate United
RAMSEY, NJ – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies, has extended its contract with Corporate United (CU) for four more years, the third consecutive contract of its kind between the two organizations. Konica Minolta will continue supplying digital color and black and white multifunctional products (MFPs – print, copy, fax, and scan all in one), solutions, and related services to Corporate United member companies. CU, the nation’s largest group purchasing organization will provide Konica Minolta devices and solutions to its more than 100 Global 2000 companies as part of their overall sourcing and contract management solutions.
Recognized in 2004 and 2006 as “Supplier of the Year” by CU, Konica Minolta ranked the highest in overall member satisfaction based on a survey of all Corporate United member companies. The survey comprises 17 categories of suppliers from which a single company is chosen as Supplier of the Year.
“Konica Minolta has continuously proven to be a valued supplier of products and services to our membership for almost a decade,” said Gregg Mylett, president and founder, Corporate United. “We are pleased to extend this agreement for another four years. Typically suppliers of specific commodities and services are analyzed by steering committees, appointed by the Corporate United Advisory Board, who conduct an extensive bid process to ensure unparalleled quality, service and pricing benefits. Konica Minolta has been through this bid process twice and due to their outstanding track record with us and our member companies, we decided to sign the agreement without going through additional reviews.”
“This new four year contract represents both a strong ongoing partnership with Corporate United and a significant revenue stream for Konica Minolta,” said James Lange, vice president, key accounts, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “It shows that our ‘customer centric’ focus coupled with the investments we have made in our bizhub product line, service and support pays off in customer loyalty and repeat business. Having twice been named Corporate United Supplier of the Year, Konica Minolta is appreciative of this distinctive recognition, but the ultimate compliment and reward is the ongoing business association we enjoy with Corporate United.”