Peapod Digital Labs is committed to developing mutually beneficial and successful partnerships with diverse suppliers both nationally and with businesses headquartered in our geographic footprint. We develop these relationships by incorporating diverse-owned businesses into the everyday process of category reviews and product/service bids.
Our supplier diversity program enhances the procurement process by developing strong business relationships with a talented group of diverse-owned businesses that offer quality products and services, excellent customer service, and competitive costs.
We are currently accepting applications for our second 2023 Diversity Matchmaking Program of 2023 in partnership with ECRM and RangeMe. We're looking for participants for this virtual program, which is aimed at showcasing businesses from individuals or groups that have been historically underrepresented or underserved to the companies of Ahold Delhaize USA. New to the program this year: accepted businesses will receive pitch coaching from PowerToPitch, a WBENC certified women-owned business, to prepare for meetings with merchants. to prepare for meetings with merchants. Learn more and apply here by June 5.
To be considered diverse-owned, suppliers must be certified through one of the following agencies:
- Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
- National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
- U.S. Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce (USPACC)
- National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
- National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)
- National Veteran Owned Business Association (NaVOBA)
Register your company here. (Registration does not guarantee future business with Peapod Digital Labs or the local brands of Ahold Delhaize USA).
If you have any questions, you may contact the Supplier Diversity team by clicking here.