Looking for a Water Management Partner? Why WBE Certification Matters.
Big, national corporations are prevalent in the water
management industry. But the benefits of working with a Women’s Business
Enterprise can outweigh even the biggest corporation. Commonly referred to as
WBEs, these are independent businesses certified as being at least 51% owned
and controlled by one or more women who are American citizens or legal resident
benefits of small. WBEs are often smaller, so customer service is smoother,
bureaucracy is stamped out, and the company can respond more nimbly to its
client. For example, Solid Blend customers can count on our around-the-clock
response, and mitigation services delivered within hours or minutes when needed.
way to live your company’s values. Partnering with a WBE is a tangible way
to demonstrate your company’s values such as its commitment to diversity, and
can even help your organization reach its diverse supplier goals. Check with
your purchasing department to confirm your organization’s diverse supplier
goals, and the budgetary benefits you may incur from working with a WBE.
of services. Many WBEs, including Solid Blend, are committed to offering
their clients complementary services and bring additional depth of training to
the table. Expect insights into corporate culture, employee engagement, new
tech innovations, and even how entrepreneurial approaches may help your own organization.
of networking. WBE owners are often well-connected in their communities, a
reflection of their own commitment to serve locally and to grow their small
business, which, in turn, can help to grow your connections. How to find a WBE?
Word of mouth, LinkedIn and checking with WBENC.org
are all viable options.
to leadership. WBE owners tend to be hands-on and accessible to their
clients, so if you have a request for additional services, an idea for how
something can be done better or a complaint about how a technician handled
recent service, reaching the owner is typically quick and easy.
Want to learn more about working with a WBE-certified water
management company? Let’s talk.