The first step to becoming an approved supplier is to register your company as a perspective supplier. Access our supplier registration and navigation guide and our multifactor authentication guide for step-by-step registration instructions. Once approved as a supplier, you will have access to our registration and bid process – including requests for information and requests for proposals – which is conducted through our supplier portal.
We use the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code categories in the sourcing process by inviting suppliers to a competitive bid whose listed capabilities match the material or service being requested. View the list of UNSPSC categories commonly used in our bid process. It is the supplier’s responsibility to update their list of UNSPSC categories in our eSourcing portal.
Diverse business enterprises are important to the communities we serve, and we are committed to using innovative approaches to improve business opportunities for diverse suppliers. Our suppliers are encouraged to support diversity by creating a competitive process that provides opportunities for diverse subcontractors and businesses.
To qualify as a diverse supplier for bidding opportunities with our supplier diversity program, a supplier must have a valid certification from a third-party certifying agency. View our Diverse Supplier Qualification Policy for program requirements. Certification from one of the following agencies is acceptable: