VOLVO GROUP is committed to developing a supplier base that consists of minority-owned, women-owned, Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran-owned, ambitious suppliers, who will provide quality and competitive goods and services. Supplier diversity is an integral part of our goal of being the best in the industry.

This will be accomplished by:

  • Creating a "level playing field" for qualified firms
  • Creating an internal culture that embraces the business reasons for diversifying our supplier base
  • Leveraging non-minority business partners to utilize diverse suppliers
  • Extending the economic benefits to the communities in which we live

Diverse Classifications:

  • African American
  • Asian Indian
  • Asian Pacific
  • Hispanic
  • Native American
  • Service Disabled Veterans
  • Veterans
  • Women

Certification Criteria:

  • For Small Business VOLVO GROUP requires a self-certification/affidavit from all our suppliers.
  • For Supplier Diversity VOLVO GROUP requires certification by a third party certifying agency.
  • The company must be at least 51% owned and operated by a United States citizen who is a member of one of the above groups.
  • If you are not certified but are a current supplier, please contact us at

Certifying Agencies:

  • SAM - System For Award Management (
  • NMSDC - National Minority Supplier Development Council ( and its regional affiliates
  • WBENC - Women's Business Enterprise National Council ( and its regional affiliates
  • U.S. Dept of Veteran Affairs - (
  • Any certifying government, federal, state or local agency