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Providing a direct link between Corporate America and Minority Owned Businesses is the primary objective of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the country’s leading business membership organizations. It was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.
Roderick Rickman
Rickman Enterprise Group
Chair, Minority Input Committee
The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) is one of 37 regional councils affiliated with the National Minority Supplier Development Council. MMSDC is a privately funded, non-profit, corporate services organization that has provided unique procurement opportunities to Corporate Members and certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) for over 30 years. MMSDC provides ongoing growth opportunities, financial support, and training and education for its corporate members and for Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs).
Certified Veteran-Owned Business
Center Verification Evaluation
MDOT has the Authority to Pre-Approve contractors and vendors to provide services to the State of Michigan, Department of Transportation. These services includes, but are not limited to, road and bridge construction/repair, concrete or hot mix asphalt paving, concrete curb and gutter/sidewalk repairs or replacement, street/traffic lighting projects, sewer/water main installations, sodding/seeding/landscaping, guardrail and fencing.
UEP Detroit
The UEP was created by Kansas City, Mo.-based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a Nonprofit that strives to cultivate entrepreneurship. The program, known as Detroit UEP 150, gives the suppliers professional one-on-one coaching and marketing tools to transform their plants to produce goods in fast-growing industries such as health care, the military, aerospace and alternative energy.
ISO 14001
Rickman Enterprise Group is in compliance and prides its environmental quality standards. ISO 14001 Gives the requirements for environmental management systems and confirms its global relevance for organizations wishing to operate in an environmentally sustainable manner.
ISO 9001
Rickman Enterprise Group is in compliance and prides its quality standards. ISO provides the requirements for quality management systems. ISO 9001 is firmly established as the globally implemented standard for providing assurance about the ability to satisfy quality requirements and to enhance customer satisfaction in supplier-customer relationships.
BBK Ratings
BBK helps companies fortify their infrastructures in the face of upheavals in the marketplace. BBK integrate extensive financial, strategic and operational expertise with years of collective experience to help move companies forward.