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  • Qualifying for the Supplier Diversity Program

    Diverse suppliers interested in pursuing business opportunities with CHEP must be certified as a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) or a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). Certification is only accepted from the following organizations and their regional affiliates:

    Criteria for Certification

    • A for profit business, regardless of size, physically located in the United States or one of its trust territories.

    AND

    • A Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) - A minority business that is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled on a day-to-day basis by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. These individuals are typically minorities.

    OR

    • A Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) - A business that is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled on a day-to-day basis by a woman or women.

    Commercial Minority Classifications

    • African American
    • Asian Indian American
    • Asian Pacific American
    • Hispanic American
    • Native American