What is supplier certification?

August 23, 2022

Diversity Suppliers must be certified by a recognized independent certification body such as B. A subsidiary of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). Regional Partner Organization (RPO) of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Or any federal, state, or local certification body or program. Some organizations have developed numerous methods, standards, formats, and approaches to certifying suppliers.

Advancing diverse sourcing through partnerships

At Owens & Minor, we take great pride in excellence in servicing our customers. When it comes to Supplier Diversity Solutions and Partnerships, we never follow.  WE LEAD. We hold ourselves to a high level of excellence when it comes to ensuring we meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. Key elements of our Supplier Diversity program include:

Diverse supplier spend as a percent of total revenue
Diverse supplier spend as a percent of private-label revenue
Unique thought leadership industry collaboration and healthcare supply diversity forums and recognition event

Supplier Diversity & Inclusion

We collaborate with qualified small-, woman-, minority-, veteran- and disabled-owned manufacturing and service organizations that meet our business requirements to build innovation, infrastructure, and ethical business practices that drive supply chain efficiency and help grow local economies.

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