MeadWestvaco has recognized DSC Logistics in its annual Supplier Diversity Summit as its 2008 Diverse Supplier of the Year.
James Buzzard, CEO of MeadWestvaco remarked, “Congratulations to DSC for receiving the 2008 MeadWestvaco Diverse Supplier of the Year Award. We take very seriously our need to increase the diversity of our supply base and will continue to work to do so. Our growth with DSC has been important for us as well, and now more thank ever each of us need strong and effective supply partners to prosper in these difficult times.”
DiversityBusiness.com also announced its 9th annual listing of the US top businesses, representing the Nation's top multicultural earners. This list is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the US, in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. "Woman-owned and diversity businesses are a growing force in the US economy, and a force to be reckoned with," said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. "This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business." DSC was also ranked the #20 Top Woman-Owned Business in the US, and #44 Top Diversity-Owned Business in the US.
Ann Drake, chief executive officer, DSC Logistics, commented, "We are honored to receive the prestigious supplier diversity award from MeadWestvaco, our valued partner. We work hard to help them achieve their business goals. And as a certified woman-owned business, ranked in DiversityBusiness.com's top businesses listings, we can also provide another service to our customers, such as MeadWestvaco, by helping them achieve their diversity goals."