Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) July 17, 2012
LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions, officially announced today that it has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Council Southwest, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC is the most widely recognized and respected certification in the United States for women’s business enterprises (WBE). WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women’s Business Council Southwest is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
“We work very hard every day to provide the best in class service to our clients and to become a leader in our industry. This certification is just another way in which we better serve our existing and future clients by helping them reach their supplier diversity goals.” said Chairman and CEO Anisya Thomas Fritz, Ph.D.
Since receiving the certification, LynnCo executives have been invited to and attended several prestigious supplier diversity events. “Becoming WBENC certified has immediately opened many new doors for our already growing organization. We are proud to be a Women Owned and led organization and proud to be providing more quality jobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a result.” says President, Wendy Buxton. Positioned for growth, LynnCo increased its workforce by over 10% the first half of the year and is on track to increase by an additional 30% by year end. It has also successfully launched a Supply Chain Management and Logistics internship program to help support growth. By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers and service partners, LynnCo is committed to fostering diversity and the continued development of their own supplier diversity programs.
About LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions:
LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions, Inc is a privately-held company founded in 1991 and purchased in 2000 by Dr. Aniysa Fritz and Lynn Fritz. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, LynnCo is an industry leading 3PL (Third Party Logistics) provider of profound value-focused and results-driven logistics programs for many of the top companies in United States. They are well known for their best in class SuiteEdge® Technology and having one of the highest client loyalty retention rates in the industry.
Anisya Thomas Fritz, Ph.D. – is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions. Ms. Fritz creative vision has paved the road for LynnCo’s transition from a small-town freight brokerage firm to an honored and reputable global supply chain services provider. A respected scholar, Dr. Thomas is the author of numerous articles on the global system of humanitarian relief, competitive strategy and international entrepreneurship. Her work has been published in leading journals such as Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs and the Journal of International Business Studies. To learn more about LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions, please visit http://www.lynnco-scs.com.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier
of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the
more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an
integral part of their supplier diversity programs. To learn more about WBENC, please visit http://wbenc.org/