Doing business with us

We do business with qualified suppliers and contractors, and we carefully evaluate potential suppliers on the following criteria:

  • 质量
  • Competitive Prices
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Sound 环境 Practices
  • 完整性
Supplier 多样性

We've developed and continue to grow a supplier base that includes diverse, ambitious suppliers, that provide quality goods and services at fair prices. Our Supplier 多样性 Program helps 坦帕电 do business and pursue partnerships with high-quality small, 少数民族, HUBZone, 经验丰富的, service-disabled 经验丰富的 and women-owned businesses.

Our Supplier 多样性 Program objectives are:

  • To promote the use of small, 少数民族, HUBZone, 经验丰富的, service-disabled 经验丰富的 and women-owned businesses.
  • To participate and host events that assists these suppliers in doing business with us.
  • To actively represent TECO in small, 少数民族 and women-owned business associations and organizations.

We create a "level playing field" for qualified firms and continually align with non-少数民族 business partners to utilize diverse suppliers and extend the economic benefits to the communities where we live and work.


十大国际老虎机平台接受小的, 少数民族, HUBZone, 经验丰富的, service-disabled 经验丰富的 and women-owned business certifications from organizations, 如:

  • The National Minority Supplier Development Council;
  • Regional Minority Supplier Development Councils of the NMSDC;
  • The Women's 业务 Enterprise National Council; and
  • Federal, state and local governmental agencies.

To be considered as an approved supplier, please register or update your information. Your company's relevant information (any certifications, 许可证, safety programs information and ratings, financial reports, 等.) is stored on a secure central repository easily accessed by our Contract Managers.

If we see a potential need for your products or services, a representative will contact you to complete an expanded questionnaire. 当时, a determination will be made as to whether your products or services meet our criteria as a qualified supplier. If we do not have a current need for your products or services, your information will be kept on file for 12 months.

Your participation in our program will help maintain compliance with certain contract terms. For example, we'll be able to notify you of expiring certifications. 和, you can conveniently update your company's information and contacts, ensuring that we're keeping up to date with you.

坦帕电 subscribes to the Institute for Supply Management's Principles and Standards of Ethical Supply Management Conduct.

Register or update your information