Sourcing Services

CHESS™ Program

Let your development chemists concentrate on the development of new products, not the search for raw materials. Allow your purchasing group to streamline the multiple and ever-changing requests for raw materials and intermediates. Let SAFC develop a single-partner, customized sourcing program designed specifically to fit your needs.

Speed and Flexibility – CHESS allows quick identification and ordering of materials through a flexible, global network of suppliers. Working with CHESS also eliminates the need to add new vendors, as you manage CHESS and we take care of the rest.

Vendor Management – All vendors are reviewed and rated based on delivery timing, quality, service and ability to provide documentation.

Savings – CHESS will negotiate with vendors to provide value and savings to your organization.

Ease of Use – A dedicated team of Sourcing Specialists and Order Managers are available by email, online and by phone for questions, support and requests

CHESS provides procurement and sourcing services. Since inception, the CHESS program has grown to feature over 240,000 chemicals from 75 countries and continues to grow. With CHESS, when all the pieces work together, you win.

Sourcing Capabilities

  • Rapidly locate the products most suited to your needs
  • Provide highly efficient purchasing and procurement services through vendor consolidation
  • Provide the cost advantages of utilizing one total supply chain partner

Communication & Customer Service

  • Transparency of information
  • Order management and proactive updates
  • On-time delivery and quality complaint resolution

Supplier Management

  • Access to thousands of suppliers globally
  • Supplier reviews to ensure your orders arrive on time and on quality
  • Consolidated spend through CHESS
  • Performance metrics facilitate decision-making









Contact CHESS

For product inquiries, quotes & information requests, please contact Sourcing Support

For general inquiries, call 1-800-241-0201

Submit a Sourcing Request

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