About “Pitney Bowes”
Pitney Bowes is a global technology company providing commerce solutions that power billions of transactions.
Clients around the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on the accuracy and precision delivered by Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs in the areas of ecommerce fulfillment, shipping and returns; cross-border ecommerce; office mailing and shipping; presort services; and financing.
Pitney Bowes is committed to the growth of business with diverse suppliers. We believe diverse businesses enhance our global supply base, as they provide innovative strategies and solutions while meeting or exceeding expectations in the areas of cost, quality and delivery. We work diligently to ensure that the following diverse groups have the opportunity to compete for our business.
- Veterans, service-disabled veterans
- Native American
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT)
- Economically Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB)
- Small Businesses
- Americans with disabilities
We continue to develop new strategies to help diverse businesses grow and participate in our own growth globally.
New areas of opportunity: We identify potential diverse suppliers in areas ranging from logistics and distribution, marketing, mechanicals, facilities and staffing, to finance, travel, benefits and legal work. We use business fairs and matchmaking opportunities to vet suppliers and build a continuous pipeline. The Global Supplier Diversity team meet regularly with sourcing teams to address gaps and develop plans. We are committed to earning recognition as a global supplier diversity leader in our industry, and have repeatedly been recognised in the United States for our supplier diversity practices and performance.
Communication: We work across the global procurement enterprise and supply chain to ensure commitment to supplier diversity throughout the company. We hold annual training for procurement professionals.
Supplier development: We work with existing diverse suppliers to help them qualify for expanded relationships through product or process improvements. We also mentor potential suppliers.
Sourcing: We integrate supplier diversity into our global sourcing process with an ongoing partnership between Global Supplier Diversity and procurement. Our sourcing processes include requirements for the inclusion of diverse businesses.