I hope that you have enjoyed the article “7 Supplier Diversity Challenges, Part I.”

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As the title implies, there is a second part to this. That article is tentatively slated for the April 3 edition of PurchTips.

There are so many little things that need to be considered when putting a program in place to successfully find, utilize, report spend with, and sustain diverse suppliers. Many of those things aren’t discovered until after a supplier diversity program is put in place. Hopefully exposing these challenges will accelerate the time-to-perfection for purchasing departments starting a supplier diversity program.

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Charles Dominick, SPSM
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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