ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PrideOne, a leading minority-certified managed services and payroll provider, was honored with the 2017 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness.
This year, 3M recognized 15 suppliers -- among thousands in its global supply base -- for world class performance in providing products and/or services. These suppliers were identified and rated based on strategic spend, contract compliance, actions taken to improve 3M’s relevance and overall supplier performance (quality, delivery, responsiveness, cost, technology roadmaps). An awards ceremony will be held Aug. 4 at the 3M Championship in Blaine, Minn.
“PrideOne is honored to be recognized by 3M as Supplier of the Year in the diversity category,” said Kate Goss, Managing Director, PrideOne. “As a provider of contingent labor payrolling services, we think of ourselves as a true extension of the client’s culture and brand as it’s experienced by the people who are critical sources of talent. We have to execute on all fronts– delivering speed, accuracy, efficiency and compliance while still maintaining a highly personal touch for each worker. We’re thrilled 3M has recognized our efforts in this way.”
“Our suppliers are critical to our ability to execute our business strategies and benefit our customers,” said Jose Varela, vice president, 3M Sourcing Operations. “We are fortunate to work with great suppliers who are committed to maintaining a partnership with 3M and helping us service our global customers with the innovative and valuable solutions they expect. It’s important that we recognize our most outstanding suppliers, and that’s what this award is all about.”
PrideOne, a division of Pride Global, is a minority-certified managed service provider (MSP) that offers contingent workforce advisory solutions, including vendor management, contingent worker payrolling and independent contractor management. Learn more at prideone.com.
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