Cardinal Health seeks diverse-owned supplier partners who can provide quality products and services at competitive costs, demonstrate a focus on operational excellence and share our passion for serving our customers.
Veteran-Owned Small Business
Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Small Business Enterprise
Small Disadvantaged Business
Small HubZone-Based Business
Historically Black Colleges/Universities and Minority Institutions
Alaska Native Corporations and Indian Tribes
Share your business information with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become knowledgeable about our business.
Acquire and maintain certification. Suppliers eligible for certification as a diverse business will be required to obtain certification from an approved third party.
Be patient and innovative in your approach to win our business. Building a meaningful relationship takes time and Cardinal Health is a very large, complex organization. Suppliers are strongly encouraged to relay their unique value proposition in a clear, succinct manner.
Mentoring is crucial to the strength and effectiveness of our supplier diversity program
Cardinal Health provides the following types of mentoring:
- Corporate Driven (through our partner organizations)
- National Minority Supplier Development Council (Centers of Excellence (COE))
- Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (Project One)
- Customer Driven
- Specific to customer requirements
- Includes Federal Government mentoring programs
- Next Evolution
- Driven by specific business needs and supplier availability
National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) & its affiliates
Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (CMSDC)
Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council (OMSDC)
Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) & its regional partner organizations
Women's Business Development Council (WBDC)
Ohio River Valley Women's Business Council (ORV-WBC)
Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA)
Midwest Small Business Liaison Officer Group (SBLO)