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CVM Solutions Publishes Guide to Choosing a Supplier Diversity Partner

Supplier Diversity Leader Details How the Right Provider Can Boost Companies’ Programs

Westchester, IL—February 4, 2016 — CVM Solutions, a Kroll Company, and the premier provider of supplier diversity data, services and technology today announced it is publishing a guide to advise companies on best practices of how to identify a partner to help improve and expand your Corporate Supplier Diversity program.  The e-book, Beyond Technology: How the Right Partner Ensures Supplier Diversity Success; is available for free download at http://info.cvmsolutions.com/beyond-technology-how-the-right-partner-ensure-supplier-diversity-success.

The principal goal of a supplier diversity program is to institutionalize opportunities for small and diverse companies to compete and become a part of the supply chain.  However, manual administrative tasks such as tracking and reporting are time-consuming and take away from the important roles of building relationships with suppliers, increasing awareness and accountability, and identifying new and existing opportunities for inclusion.  CVM’s new e-book details how collaborating with an experienced supplier diversity partner can help streamline and automate the processes that otherwise bog down enterprises.  Among the guide’s features:

  • Characteristics of successful supplier diversity programs
  • Common challenges businesses face with both new and established supplier diversity programs
  • How technology can enhance supplier diversity initiatives
  • What to look for in a supplier diversity solution partner

“Companies that expand their diverse supplier bases benefit in innovation, market share, and economic growth,” says Ashlee Nelson, VP of Sales and Innovation for CVM Solutions. “By leveraging best practices, identifying and using the right tools, and collaborating with an experienced partner, enterprises can build a robust, effective supplier diversity program that impacts the diverse business community and supports key strategic objectives.  Our new guide provides valuable information to companies considering such a bold step.”

For additional information about this new e-book or CVM’s services, visit the company’s website at www.cvmsolutions.com.

About CVM Solutions
CVM Solutions, a Kroll Company, is the premier provider of global supplier data and supplier diversity solutions.  CVM delivers the data, services, and technology needed to manage your supplier data, advance your supplier diversity initiatives and achieve your corporate sourcing objectives.  As a highly specialized data aggregator and data originator for Tier 1 and Tier 2, CVM has partnered with more than half of the Fortune 100 and half of the Billion Dollar Roundtable members to leverage and consolidate supplier information, thus enabling our clients to increase their supplier diversity results and take their programs to the next level.  For more information, visit www.cvmsolutions.com.

Topics: Supplier Diversity 101