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Second Tier Spend is spend reported by primary suppliers of Sprint who subcontracts work to a diverse supplier. Depending upon the contract, primary suppliers may be requested to submit 2nd Tier information with minority, woman, gay and lesbian, veteran and service-disabled veteran owned companies.
A copy of the suggested reporting format for prime contractors to report 2nd tier information can be found in the RFP template.
Suppliers have two options in reporting 2nd tier dollars depending on the terms of the contract: direct and indirect.
Direct dollars are those dollars directly spent with a diverse supplier in the fulfillment of the Sprint contract.
Indirect dollars are based on a percentage of revenue Sprint represents to the supplier. An example is as follows:
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