Microsoft Supplier Program (MSP)
Uphold ongoing partnerships across all businesses to ensure continued success with hand-selected suppliers. Invest in companies that amplify Microsoft’s values and collaboration.
Ongoing relevancy and value of MSP suppliers through proactive ecosystem management. A unified supplier list formed from business portfolio ownership, semi-annual supplier portfolio assessment, and real-time refreshes. MSP is simplified: if you’re MSP for one, you’re MSP for all Microsoft businesses.
Streamlined automation and technologies empower suppliers to self-serve through SupplierWeb. Evangelism and awareness driven by EVP Dashboards. Dedication to holistic Supplier Lifecycle Management. We offer quarterly insight reporting driving supplier compliance, quality, and performance.
Focus on the success of Microsoft businesses. Infuse and uphold Microsoft priorities and values by sharing new initiatives, commitments, and strategies in real time. MSP holds businesses accountable to partner with MSP suppliers to strengthen supplier partnerships.
Identified as most critical to meet businesses’ unique needs and maintain a Business-first perspective, based on the following criteria: level of difficulty to switch suppliers, material/financial impact on the P&L/Cashflow, and relationship impact on the Microsoft brand. Our approach is Business decides, Procurement manages.
Certified as 51% or more owned, operated, and managed by a woman, minority, veteran, person with disability, member of the LGBTQ community, or located in a government-identified HUBZone area. Tapping into the expertise, depth, and capabilities of diverse-owned companies.
Recognized as a 360 engagement: a strategic partner (GSI, GISV), strategic customer and a business-critical supplier across multiple lines of business. Dedicated Supplier Account Management (SAM), Enterprise Scorecards, and One Microsoft/360 Engagement.
Centralized onboarding and account management site offering self service and support to authenticated companies with a Microsoft Supplier ID number.
Supplier diversity program
Supplier diversity at Microsoft means fostering greater levels of diversity in our supplier base to reflect the global diversity of our customers.
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