"We are reaffirming what we know is right and doing our part to accelerate progress. We will be champions for justice and equality, not just in our words but in our actions everywhere we operate around the world."
-Carol Tomé, UPS Chief Executive Officer
"We believe that supporting a diverse and inclusive supply chain is a winning strategy: it drives economic development in local communities, encourages innovation, and ultimately enhances UPS's products and services for our customers. Simply put, diverse partners bring fresh and innovative approaches to our business."
-David Abney, UPS Chairman and
former Chief Executive Officer
"Supplier Diversity at UPS involves working to ensure that small and diverse businesses have equal footing in the competitive bidding process. Contracts are not awarded based on size or diversity, but we know that working to ensure small businesses and diverse companies have opportunities to bid on contracts, makes UPS stronger. Their solutions provide tremendous value to our customers and shareowners."
–Jose Turkienicz, UPS Chief Procurement Officer and President of Real Estate and Risk Management
This is a business strategy that encourages our supply chain to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
We help ensure that qualified small businesses and diverse firms have the resources and access they need to successfully compete for our business.
By working with suppliers who reflect the markets we serve, we see a wealth of benefits: it helps build customer loyalty, contributes to economic development of communities, and provides the expertise and innovation we need to outperform the competition. That is why we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive supply chain.
Registration in the supplier portal is not a guarantee of any contact, interest, or future business with UPS. Rather, registration in the database increases your visibility to our procurement team and makes it easier to find your services should an opportunity arise.
Registering your company in the online supplier portal, makes it easier for us to find you when we have a need you may be able to fulfill. You can also connect with us through the diverse business development and certification agencies that we support.
We partner with organizations that help find, develop, and certify diverse businesses, and they can help to connect you with corporations at their conferences or via other in-person or virtual events.
If you have any questions, you can contact the Supplier Diversity team at 866-577-0632 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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