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The BIGGER DISCUSSION III Attracts Top Leaders in Supplier Diversity

For many years, supplier diversity has continued to be an evolving conversation among corporate thought leaders for the continued advancement of MBEs and corporations alike in this space. This conversation was taken to new heights in 2012, when The BIGGER DISCUSSION™ debuted on YouTube to wide acclaim. The success of the game-changing panel discussion on … more →

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Relocation to Texas represents opportunity for Toyota

Toyota announced plans in April to move its North American headquarters and approximately 4,000 jobs from California to Plano in a new 70-acre campus slated for completion within three years. For the first time, the company will have a combined location housing manufacturing, corporate operations as well as sales and marketing. “With our major North … more →

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The Power of Relationships

In this day of evolving supply-chain management, is relationship marketing still viable? Supply chains are full of young, hungry, well-educated managers who have learned in their masters’ programs ways to control costs, cut redundancy, deliver just-in-time solutions and much more. Yet, we continue to collectively spend tons of time and money connecting and building relationships … more →

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The Coca-Cola Co. recognizes Partners in the Promise for commitment to supplier diversity

Moving closer to it’s objective of spending $1 billion with diverse suppliers, The Coca-Cola Co. has ensured that those associates who have made an exceptional commitment to the goal are honored for their efforts. Those associates, as well as a few outstanding suppliers, were recognized during the company’s annual Partners in the Promise Awards dinner, … more →

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AD PRO named NMSDC Class I National Supplier of the Year

From Fortune 500 companies to Indian country, government and small business, AD PRO has been in constant motion as one of the industry’s top multimedia and creative services production companies. National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc. recently honored AD PRO as the 2013 National Supplier of the Year for firms in the Class I category, … more →

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Way To Be® named NMSDC Class III National Supplier of the Year

It was 1993 when general partners Wayne Beasley and Alan McIntosh formed Way To Be®, supplying printed T-shirts and caps to small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Three years later, it became a national supplier to McDonald’s Corp., changing Beasley’s and McIntosh’s lives forever. Based in Hayward, Calif., Way To Be was recently honored with the … more →

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Guy Brown named NMSDC Class IV National Supplier of the Year

Since 1999, Brentwood, Tenn.-based Guy Brown has equipped large multisite companies with a wide range of office products, furniture collections, promotional merchandise, print solutions and facility resources designed to increase efficiency and profitability. National Minority Supplier Diversity Council Inc. recently honored Guy Brown as 2013 National Supplier of the Year for Class IV firms, those … more →

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