For three generations Suburban Seating & Safety has focused on growing a diverse workforce. Varying backgrounds and different perspectives have enriched communication and innovation making our company stronger. We recognize that supplier diversity is advantageous on many levels - it provides added value to our customers, helps build economic wealth with diverse businesses, and develops communities.
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a third party certification organization dedicated to connecting corporations and government entities with women's business enterprises (WBEs). WBENC Certification validates that the business is 51 percent owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman or women. To achieve WBENC Certification, women owned businesses complete a formal documentation and site visit process which is administered by one of WBENC's 14 Regional Partner Organizations. WBENC Certification gives women owned businesses the ability to compete for real-time business opportunities provided by WBENC Corporate Members and government agencies.
As a new third-party certifier of the SBA's WOSB Federal Contract Program, WBENC introduces a Women Owned Small Business Government Certification (WOSBGC) Program. WBENC is the leading advocate for and authority on women's business enterprises (WBEs) for the nation's corporations. Its certification of businesses that are at least 51 percent owned, operated and managed by women, is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities. Now it also provides its world-class certification of WOSBs to government agencies.
Women In Trucking’s mission is to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. As an association, their goal is to educate and inform their members. They have mentors available to assist new members who seek careers in trucking and logistics. They rely on their professional members to offer their advice and expertise to members who are new to the industry.