Supplier Diversity Inclusion

At Ferguson, we purchase a wide range of products and services to keep our business growing and our operations running efficiently. This provides for a potential business opportunity for minority, woman, service-disabled/veteran, and small business owned companies to join our supply chain. Learn more about qualifying, the registration process, and our current partnerships below.


Qualifying Businesses for Supplier Diversity

Ferguson's Supplier Diversity Program registrants must be certified under one of the following organizations in order to conduct business with our company:

  • National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
  • Women Business Enterprises National Council (WBENC)
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Department of Veteran Affairs


What We Look For

At Ferguson, we stand by the belief that nobody expects more from us than we do. In order to better serve our customers, we expect the same from our business partners. Ferguson Supplier Diversity Program registrants should have:

  • A commitment to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Value-added quality products and service solutions
  • Competitive pricing


See how Ferguson is different

See how Ferguson works with Small, MWBE/VBE certified resellers and wholesale distributors. Learn more about our Distributor Alliance Program.



Supplier Registration Process

If your company meets the qualifications for the Ferguson Supplier Diversity Program listed above, follow these steps to begin the process of registration:

  1. Please complete all sections of the Ferguson Supplier Diversity Program Registration form. This will provide us with the necessary information to evaluate your company’s capabilities. You may upload a comprehensive profile that includes catalog links, marketing materials, etc.
  2. Complete and submit your form. A “thank you” window will indicate that your registration profile has been successfully submitted for evaluation.
  3. Your profile will be sent to our Indirect Sourcing team to determine if we are in need of your product or service that your company offers. The evaluation process will take at least 30 days.

Register Here.

Please note that registering with the Ferguson Supplier Diversity Program does not guarantee business opportunities with Ferguson.



Products and Services We Buy

Ferguson sources a variety of products and services from our Supplier Diversity partners. Some examples of what we purchase are:

  • Janitorial paper products
  • Desktops
  • Laptops/printers
  • Office furniture
  • Office phones
  • Mobile telecommunications
  • Office supplies
  • Cleaning materials
  • Uniforms
  • Pallets
  • Racking
  • Forklifts
  • Car fleet
  • Transportation services
  • Janitorial services
  • Trash removal
  • Purchase card
  • Copying services
  • Catering services
  • Alarm services
  • Pest control
  • Warehouse maintenance
  • Temporary employment services
  • Employment background screening


Supplier Diversity inclusion partnerships

Ferguson is a committed corporate partner of various Supplier Diversity Inclusion organizations, supporting the mission of these organizations in the Commonwealth of VA, regionally and nationally. Browse our current partnerships:


For more information about the Ferguson Supplier Diversity Program, please contact:
Cathy T. Williams
Business Diversity and Government Administration Manager
12500 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23602