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A handful of socially conscious major businesses have long played a role in addressing racial injustice through supplier diversity programs that promote an inclusive approach to procurement. An inclusive procurement strategy widens the pool of potential suppliers and promotes competition in the supply base, which can improve product quality and drive down costs. And by providing more sourcing options, inclusiveness can make supply chains more resilient and agile — an increasingly important advantage in these uncertain times.

Join this session to learn about Supplier Diversity and how to grow your business as a diverse carrier. Attendees will learn answers to:

  • What is supplier diversity?
  • Why is supplier diversity important?
  • How does it work?

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Presented by Jennifer Wong, Head of Sustainability, Convoy 

Jennifer Wong is the Head of Sustainability at Convoy, the most efficient digital freight network, reducing hundreds of billions of waste in trucking, transforming the $800B trucking industry and logistics ecosystem for truck drivers and shippers. She will be joined by an executive with a diverse-certified carrier to share perspectives and experience in achieving certification.