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Driving Diversity

We promote diverse-owned businesses to foster an inclusive economic environment.

Our Diverse Suppliers are businesses owned and operated by individuals from historically underrecognized groups.

To contribute to economic empowerment, DTNA partners with diverse suppliers to develop a robust and resilient supply chain.

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Fpo Carsten Kirchholtes

We firmly believe diversity is something that is going to help us maintain our position as the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle industry.

Carsten Kirchholtes, General Manager Procurement & Supply

DTNA's Supplier Diversity Program aims to increase the breadth of our vendor pool while simultaneously creating greater economic opportunity for diverse suppliers. We believe that having a robust and diverse supplier base is beneficial to our company, our customers and our global community.

John O'Leary, CEO

We believe that supplier diversity is not just a commitment; it reflects our core values of respect, integrity, and discipline. Partnering with diverse suppliers strengthens our supply chain while fostering inclusivity and driving innovation through varied perspectives.

Amer Diab, Chief Diversity Officer

Our Commitment to Supplier Diversity

A diversified supply chain is crucial for our business, and we are committed to providing opportunities for suppliers.
Supplier Diversity demographics for U.S. operations as of December 21, 2023

Diverse Supplier Qualifications and Eligibility Requirements


  • Diverse-owned businesses with revenue of over $750,000 must be certified by a federal, state or local agency such as NMSDC, WBENC, NVBDC, or a similar certifying body
  • Diverse owned-businesses with revenue less than $750,000 may self-certify
  • Production part suppliers should comply with the following certificate status:
    • Environmental certification ISO-14001
    • Quality certification ISO 9001 or TS 16949
  • Suppliers must be prepared to produce quality parts at competitive costs and be able to deliver on time per contracted volumes
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Supplier Diversity Day Event

Bringing supplier communities together at Daimler Truck North America’s Supplier Diversity Day event

Direct Supplier Event – June 25, 2024 | Indirect Supplier Event (virtual) – Q1 2025

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Network with DTNA Tier 1 Suppliers

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Meet with DTNA Leaders

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Become a supplier for DTNA