Primarily used by Tier I Prime Suppliers to complete their Customer Tier II report(s), North American Purchases refers to the total amount of money spent on products and services within North America. This can include purchases within the United States, Canada, and / or Mexico depending on the Customer requesting the information.
Tier II Reporting
Within a Tier II report, a Tier I Prime Supplier’s North American Purchases can be used to determine the percentage of Diverse Spend attributed to a Tier I Prime Supplier. For some Customers, Diverse Spend goals are determined as follows:
Total Customer Diverse Spend / North American Purchases = Customer Diverse Spend Percentage
For more information on this, check out the Goal Methodology (Percent of Purchases) page