SRMSDC, Shipt team up for Diverse Transportation & Mobility Summit

NEW ORLEANS, LA - The Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council (SRMSDC) has teamed up with Birmingham, Alabama-based retail technology company Shipt Inc. to host the 8th annual Diverse Transportation & Mobility Summit on July 26 -27 in Birmingham.

“At Shipt, we continue to focus on our commitment to be the most diverse retail tech company in the industry.  This commitment extends to our supplier relationships and the value that they create in support of our customers, partners and communities,” said Travis J. Spruill, CPSM CPSD, vice president of procurement and properties at Shipt. “We are excited to collaborate with the SRMSDC team and look forward to creating future opportunities for diverse businesses in the southern region!”

Alvin-o Williams, president of SRMSDC said, “We wanted to be inclusive of the many sectors in the transportation industry because we understand that innovation and technology are rapidly changing the economic landscape for our suppliers. We invite all diverse suppliers that provide products and services that support logistics and transportation.”

This collaboration is set to create a dynamic platform where leaders in the industry can share trends and innovative ideas that are shaping the future of the transportation and logistics industry. It is truly a game-changing event that promises to revolutionize the way we think about transportation.

SRMSDC has consistently worked toward creating opportunities for minority-owned businesses and fostering economic growth in our four-state regions (Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi).

Teaming up with Shipt, a leading provider of on-demand delivery services in more than 5,000 U.S. cities, further amplifies its mission by focusing on the crucial aspect of transportation and mobility. With its cutting-edge technology, Shipt has transformed the way people shop for groceries and everyday essentials. Its dedication to providing convenient and efficient delivery services has won them a loyal customer base. By joining forces with SRMSDC, Shipt is not only demonstrating its commitment to diversity but also recognizing the significance of inclusive transportation solutions.

This event continues to highlight the future trends and innovation that drive the transportation and logistics industry. The summit will feature sessions by experts in their respective fields from automotive to aerospace as well as representatives from the government sector. By making it more inclusive, sustainable and accessible for all, we can create a business landscape that truly reflects the diversity and needs of all our communities.

The event is free and open to all suppliers who identify as diverse business owners. Visit for registration and more information.

For 50 years, the SRMSDC has provided thought leadership and results-driven counsel to ethnic minority suppliers and large buying organizations in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. As we look toward a more equitable and inclusive future, we focus on being more intentional with all our stakeholders to encourage a more sustainable and circular ecosystem for all.




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