Supplier Standards

Supplier Compliance Guide

Sysco's Supply Chain Operations / Supplier Compliance (SCOPS) team is the central liaison between the Redistribution Center (RDC) network and the supplier community. SCOPS' role is to successfully transition suppliers into the RDC network and to monitor and report operational issues. Our goal is to promote positive and open relationships with RDC suppliers while sustaining operational requirements that result in shared cost reductions. SCOPS team members can be reached at

Supplier Compliance Manual (PDF)

Quality Assurance

The Quality Assurance Database (QA Database) provides immediate electronic access to the suppliers portion of the Sysco specification database. The system is a user friendly and is an intuitive application that provides a secure pathway for workflow, eliminating paperwork and/or phone calls to establish or modify specification.

It creates additional electronic communication conduit and is available through your current Internet service provider. As a supplier you should have been given a User Registration Form to register personal user id's and passwords. If you have any questions, or require further assistance, please contact the Customer Service Group at 281-584-1190.

Current users log in here 

Obtaining Supplier Access (New Users)

Below are the steps for individuals requesting End User access the SAP QA Database.

  1. Gather the required information:
    • Supplier name
    • Supplier SAP vendor number  (optional)
    • Name – person requesting access
    • Address/city/state/zip
    • Supplier GLN number (optional)  
    • Phone
    • Email address
  2. Send Email to with the above information and include “QA Spec Access” in the subject line of your email. 
    For Assistance, please contact
  3. Supplier support team at SBS will create the ID/Password and notify all - also they will provide any QA documentation when their access is ready.
Supplier Code of Conduct

This Sysco Corporation Supplier Code of Conduct applies to all vendors and suppliers of Sysco Corporation and its operating subsidiaries, affiliates and divisions including the merchandising affiliate of Sysco Corporation, the Baugh Supply Chain Cooperative, Inc.  It requires that the highest legal, moral and ethical standards of honesty, integrity and fairness be practiced in the conduct of SYSCO’s affairs. 

The Sysco Supplier Code of Conduct (PDF)