Providing Value to our Clients through Procurement
Veolia Transportation has over 17,000 employees and 150 contracts in the U.S. and Canada. To support this extensive span of operations, we have a dedicated team of procurement specialists. They leverage the combination of their expertise and our company’s size and resources to create advantageous national purchasing agreements with vendors for products and services we use every day within our operations. From vehicles to parts to office supplies, we have years of experience obtaining products and services at the best possible prices, terms and conditions, and we pass these savings and benefits on to our clients. In many contracts this allows our clients to have a higher quality product for equal or less cost than those of our competitors.
Veolia Transportation’s well-developed purchasing process covers every step, from need identification to successful procurement. Our purchasing success is based on consistent processes, a clear strategy and qualified people.
As an international company we are able utilize our global resources to obtain the best value for our clients. We develop strategic relationships built on trust and respect with key suppliers. We also recognize the importance of supporting the communities we serve, so we purchase locally and support disadvantaged business enterprises where possible.
To Veolia Transportation, procurement is about more than price. Sustainability is a key part of our corporate culture, so we look for environmentally-friendly suppliers who share our values. We expect our suppliers to adhere to the principles and guidelines of our Sustainable Development Charter. Our buyers work in accordance with our Ethics, Convictions and Responsibility Program, and we expect all suppliers to maintain similar high ethical standards.
Veolia works hard every day to procure products, services and vehicles that provide savings and value to our clients.