The Supplier Diversity Corporate Plan expresses the Postal Service’s commitment to the SMWOB community. Although statutorily exempt from the Small Business Act, the Postal Service establishes annual goals that represent the maximum practicable opportunity for SMWOBs to participate in the performance of contracts to further its business and competitive interests.

The goal for each SMWOB category is expressed as a percentage of the estimated total contract values for the fiscal year. The goal is assessed on the following factors: