NNS Suppliers


Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) acts upon Supplier feedback by capturing ideas during Supplier Development and Continuous Improvement (SDCI) engagements, Supplier Quality assessments and audits, feedback from webinars and conferences and many other NNS/Supplier engagements.  In addition, NNS utilizes a supplier suggestion box process to pose general questions, ideas and suggestions.  Use the email link below to contact NNS via the supplier suggestion box.  NNS resources receive and distribute your suggestions through Supply Chain Management or Engineering processes.  Please use your supplier number in all correspondence:


If you are contacting NNS and suggesting to do business with your company where NNS has not previously before, please use the Prospective Suppliers page as your point of entry.

NNS Suppliers contributed input to process improvements and modifications on:

  • Purchase Order Format and Functionality
  • Vendor Question (VQ) Visibility, Cycle Time, Content and Process
  • Coded Note Requirements
  • Availability, Delivery and Legibility of Drawings
  • eCommerce Tools Content, Methods and Process
  • Dock Scheduling Methods at the Receiving Warehouse
  • Supplier Performance Scorecard
  • Invoicing and Payable Processes
  • NNS On-line Training Content
  • Open Order Status Reports
  • Capture and Awareness of Supplier Capabilities
  • Forecasts and Requirements Bundling
  • Clearing Channels of Communication and Points of Contacts