Bringing Entrepreneurial Veterans into the Supply Chain

Veterans must find a way to transition into civilian life as productive citizens. Many call upon their entrepreneurial spirit and start businesses with the goal of entering government and corporate supply chains.
By Royston Arch

Every year thousands return home or leave the military and find themselves asking, "What's next?" They are getting help from government agencies and corporations that are offering high quality entrepreneurship training and opportunities to meet corporate decision-makers. These opportunities are important to all veterans and service-disabled veterans (SDVs) interested in succeeding in the business world.

Knowing the veterans are motivated to succeed and have critical skill sets, it is important to maintain a strong corporate effort to actively seek and utilize the veteran and SDV-owned businesses. Companies are getting familiar with the resources offered to veteran entrepreneurs and developing supplier processes that speci...

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