When it comes to the supply chain, most businesses within it agree that investing in diversity is not only a moral obligation, but also a smart business move. That being said, the logistics of such can be tricky. While best practices regarding hiring, customer service, and outreach are all dependent on the individual specifics of the business and supply chain in question, one method of solidly supporting diversity is by working with a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). These days, companies throughout the U.S. recognize the inherent value in doing business with MBEs, which offer opportunities to add diversity to operations, meet federal and corporate standards, save money through tax incentives, and improve overall ROI.
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