Sunday, May 21, 2017

USPS Wins Diversity Supplier Award

The U.S. Postal Service is being honored as the nation’s best among the top 25 government agencies for promoting diversity and inclusiveness in business opportunities in America. Over two million businesses voted, and USPS ranked number one for engaging in supplier diversity by providing opportunities to diverse enterprise owners. USPS will accept the top award for the sixth year in a row; this is the 16th consecutive year the agency has ranked among top agencies for this honor. 

The award is bestowed by Omnikal, the largest, inclusive business organization in the country. Omnikal’s membership includes thousands of businesses and entrepreneurs in the United States, which strive to embrace inclusion to lead to corporate success. The recipients of this year’s award were determined by Omnikal’s members’ responses to questions about the quality of business initiatives implemented to include companies led by women and minorities.

As part of its efforts to retain diverse suppliers, the Postal Service is dedicated to the promotion of supplier registration, hosting workshops, facilitating one-on-one business meetings, and posting materials online to guide business owners with the marketing of their supplies and services. This pledge to diversity and inclusion by USPS has not gone unnoticed by Omnikal, which has led the agency to be acknowledged by its peers for this esteemed honor for over a decade.

Supplier inclusion is imperative for the continued growth and brand success of the Postal Service. Within this growing economic sector, the Postal Service strives to empower and collaborate with diverse partners to maintain positive rapport within the business community and remain on the cutting edge of business in the 21st century.  

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