Toyota executives realized that helping Santana get started in manufacturing would ultimately benefit them as well. They knew that hiring the right workers in crucial for a manufacturing operation and that Santana was perfectly equipped for the job.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) congratulates Corporate Plus member, VDart for receiving the Toyota Diverse IT Supplier of the Year Award for the second year in a row. The award recognizes Dimiour (VDart’s digital engineering solutions and services organization) for providing consistent, high-level support of Toyota’s digital innovation journey.
According to Bonnie Clinton, Toyota VP and CPO indirect procurement, “Toyota’s Supplier Diversity program is over 22 years old and is recognized as an industry leader. Diverse suppliers are some of the strongest, most successful, and most valued of suppliers. Our dependence on our supplier partners runs deep, they are truly an extension of our team. Dimiour is one of our partners that has consistently met and exceeded our stringent requirements for safety, value, and diversity.”
As both a Corporate Plus member and a key supporter of NMSDC’s march to $1 trillion, VDart exemplifies the corporate leadership and innovation that is necessary to achieve true racial economic equity. We are excited to see Toyota recognize its contributions and look forward to VDart’s continued success.
To learn more, visit the Dimiour website.