At Logisticorp, we believe that supplier diversity is crucial for building a more inclusive and equitable business ecosystem. We partner with a diverse range of suppliers, to not only promote economic empowerment and job creation for underrepresented groups but also foster innovation, increase competition, and enhance our ability to meet the evolving needs of our customers. Supplier diversity is a key component of our business strategy.
MBE to MBE Spend
As a minority-owned business ourselves, we are committed to working with diverse suppliers to ensure that our procurement practices reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and we reflect that commitment through our contracts with certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBE’s). We are also committed to ongoing increases in MBE expenditure, consistently growing the economic impact to MBE’s year over year.
$1.2 Million in
YOY MBE growth:
Exceeded a 1%
YOY increase goal
each year for the
past 5 years
“Supplying Success” Podcast – Hear From the Supply Chain Diversity Experts
“Supplying Success” is a series hosted by Logisticorp Group and powered by ISP Creative, focusing on exploring the challenges and opportunities in the logistics and supply chain industry.
Through insightful discussions with industry leaders, innovators and experts, this series aims to provide listeners with valuable insights into the latest trends and best practices shaping the industry. Of the six guests, three are CEO’s of their small businesses and three are on the corporate side who lead business efforts to contract MBE services.
Topics discussed include the importance of MBEs and Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) to larger corporations and the overall economy, the importance and benefits of having a diverse supply chain, and how the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Development Council (DFW MSDC) helps MBEs and WBEs through certification and mentorship.
Whether you are a seasoned logistics professional or just starting out, “Supplying Success” is a must-listen series that offers practical advice, inspiring stories and thought-provoking insights to help you succeed!
Spotlighting MBEs and WBEs: How They Have Gained Traction, and Steps to Continue their Increased Supplier Relationship with the Corporate World
Special Guest: Don McKneely – CEO of Women’s Enterprise Magazine, and Minority Business News Review
The Value That MBEs and WBEs Bring to Large Service Providers
Special Guest: Grace Hastings – Supplier Diversity Manager at Oncor Electric Delivery, the largest transmission and distribution electric utility in Texas, and 5th largest utility in the US
How Companies Interact with Diverse Suppliers, and the value of the Minority Supplier Development Council
Special Guest: Heather Herndon Wright – Director of Supply Chain Diversity at Vistra, the largest competitive power generator in the US.
Why the largest telecom company needs diverse suppliers, and how the suppliers are evaluated.
Special Guest: Heather Ramsey – Associate Director of Supplier Diversity at AT&T.
The Larger Economic Impacts of MBE Supply, and MBE-to-MBE Spend
Special Guest: Clifton Miller – Managing Principal at Cemetrics, a Professional Training and Coaching small business in Dallas/Fort Worth. Formerly 20 years with GTE (now Verizon)
Positioning Yourself and Showcasing Your Value as an MBE
Donna Clemons – President of Joy Promotions, a nationwide provider of promotions and advertising specialty products and services.