Supplier Diversity Recognition Received from the Kellogg Company
MAU, a full-service provider of human resource, staffing, professional and outsourcing services, proudly accepted the 2003 Supplier Diversity Million Dollar Club Award from the Kellogg Company at a ceremony on March 23. The first annual recognition award from Kellogg's honored diversity suppliers with more than one million dollars worth of business with the Kellogg Company in 2003.
MAU is a Native American-owned business, certified through the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). By designing workforce solutions, MAU strategically enhances the competitive advantage of its clients. Using lean six sigma initiatives, MAU is able to help companies better manage their indirect costs, resulting in productivity and quality improvements, and often direct cost savings.
"It is truly an honor to be recognized by a company of Kellogg's stature and we are proud to have worked with them for more than 10 years," said Randy Hatcher, president of MAU "We have a deep respect for companies that value and support the contributions of diversity-owned businesses like ours."
MAU provides Kellogg's operations with immediate response to variations in production demands. This response includes strategic solutions such as scaled workforce size, skills and scope. As a result, Kellogg's is able to meet real-time business volume requirements while creating a more cost-effective workplace.
The Kellogg Company has been committed to developing a comprehensive and innovative Supplier Diversity Program in the food industry. By cultivating strategic procurement relationships with minority-owned and controlled businesses, Kellogg's encourages the growth of these businesses, while promoting the long-term growth of the Kellogg Company. In 2003, Kellogg's Supplier Diversity Program rounded out the year with more than $121 million dollars spent with diversity businesses.