New Process Aims to Increase Diversity of Supplier Base

DOVER, Del. – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today the launch of a vendor registration portal for potential new suppliers, building on its commitment to utilize diverse businesses in sourcing goods and services.

The portal, available at chpk.com, allows vendors to register for the opportunity to compete for the Company’s business and serves as a central point for vendor information that Chesapeake Utilities and its subsidiaries will use when considering suppliers for a product or service.

“With the launch of our new portal, we are intent on taking the lead in fostering vendor diversity – giving all businesses an opportunity to participate in our procurement efforts, and helping position diverse suppliers for long-term success. Ensuring we have a diverse and skilled vendor base not only contributes to our success, but it also helps us support the communities we serve,” said Joe Steinmetz, vice president and controller.

Chesapeake Utilities’ vendor registration portal is a semi-virtual environment that simplifies the process for vendors to provide information, including:

  • contact specifics
  • service area
  • diversity classification
  • supplier type
  • subcontractor type

To register on the new portal, visit: https://chpk.com/vendor-registration-portal/.

About Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy delivery company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, which is engaged in natural gas transmission and distribution; electricity generation and distribution; propane gas distribution; mobile compressed natural gas (CNG) utility services and solutions; and other businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s businesses is available at www.chpk.com.

Please note that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is not affiliated with Chesapeake Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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For more information, contact:
Brianna Patterson
Manager, Public Relations and Strategic Communications
302-217-7050
[email protected]

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