Partnerships help our industry run, and Southeastern Grocers (SEG) is getting a little help in the race with a new ally. ReposiTrak is keeping pace with the retailer as the duo announced the expansion of its diverse supplier program. SEG is tapping into ReposiTrak’s MarketPlace to track down businesses with diverse and underrepresented ownership.
“Working with ReposiTrak to tailor internal practices allows us to find and contract with more diverse suppliers,” said SEG Chief Merchandising Officer Dewayne Rabon. “This new partnership with ReposiTrak helps offer customers throughout the Southeast with the most relevant products that best suit their tastes and preferences.”
According to the retailer’s release, ReposiTrak MarketPlace helps vendors build a profile and connect to retailers that are interested in selling their products. SEG will be able to search for products and categories, apply filters to find exactly what it needs, and ultimately contact new suppliers.
Vendors can further exemplify the advantages of this solution by designing MarketPlace features themselves to highlight their specific characteristics and qualifications.
“Delivering high-quality products and services reliably to customers at three brands across five Southeastern states requires incredible coordination,” said ReposiTrak Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randy Fields. “Southeastern Grocers raises the bar by simultaneously committing to a corporate culture of belonging, inclusion, and diversity. ReposiTrak is committed to making the partnership with SEG work so the retailer’s goal for a more diverse supplier base through an automated solution is met.”
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