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Amazon’s Global Procurement teams have partnered with Shreveport-based Diverse Owned or Small Business Advocacy Partners to educate small and diverse businesses on how to be Amazon contract-ready. The goal is to drive economic impact in the region. 

 The agenda will include: 

  • Introduction to Amazon 
  • Overview of Amazon’s Procurement Process 
  • Deep Dive of Amazon Category Contracting Opportunities 
  • Amazon Supplier Registration Portal 
  • Q&A’s 



Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images


Interested small business owners are encouraged to sign up to network with Amazon Procurement and Leadership teams and learn all about doing business with Amazon.  Registration is required to attend. The Shreveport Fulfillment Center is specifically seeking business with the capacity to provide the following services: 

  • Health & Wellness supplies & services 
  • PPE Vending 
  • Medical Supplies 

After months of speculation on whether or not the facility would even open, things are moving right along.  The Shreveport facility is on track to open this summer.  If you would like to read more about the Shreveport facility schedule, click THIS LINK.

Other vending opportunities for the Shreveport facilty include: 


 Looking for suppliers who can provide turf, landscape beds/trees, irrigation (if applicable), spring, miscellaneous, and adhoc services. 

Safety Signage 

Looking for suppliers who can provide interior and exterior signage 

Safety Supplies 

 Safety Supplies, Medical Supplies, PPE, Impact Gloves, Floor Matting, Protective Eyewear, Safety Shoes, Asset Lockers, Safety Vests, Uniforms 

Corrugate vendor 

Looking for suppliers who provide corrugated materials, polymer materials (bags, tape, folders, adhesives, giftwrap), paper materials (bags, corrugated fan-folded, envelopes, padded mailers, adhesives, dunnage, labels and dispensers) thermal liners, recyclable mailers, air pillows, WAT (Tape) Dispensers and WAT, labels, storage labels, machine and hand tape, gift bag supplies, case sealers, packaging equipment, and/or prep materials (stretch film, prep bags, bubble wrap). 

Waste removal 

Tier 2 drivers that can swap full auger / compactor containers. Taking full loads to the local dump to be emptied and returned. 

Pest control 

Looking for suppliers who can provide services identifying pests, physically removing them, applying pesticide, and monitoring 

Pallet services (48x40 GradeB)

Looking for suppliers to provide 48”x48” plastic pallets, Grade A/ #1: New wooden pallet without repairs. Grade A/ #1 will be same spec as Grade B/ #2; but as new construction with no doubled/repaired stringers.; Grade B/ #2: Recycled wood pallet with repairs. Grade B/ #2 pallet specification provide a safe and stable storage/shipping platform.; or Combo: New and Recycled wood used in making the pallet. 

If you would like to attend, the event will be Wednesday, April 24th from 7:45-12:15 at the Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College: 2010 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107

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