Choptank chooses automated Load Track platform from Trucker Tools

Posted by Aaron Huff on Apr 26, 2017 5:44:11 PM

Choptank Transport, Inc., one of the nation’s top third-party logistics firms, has chosen the automated Load Track platform from Trucker Tools to achieve higher levels of shipment visibility, customer service and carrier satisfaction.

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An Easter Message from our Executive Vice President, Steve Covey

Posted by Steve Covey on Apr 14, 2017 4:47:17 PM

Easter is a unique holiday. It is the only one that can fall within a 35 day period.  Here in Maryland, the feel of Easter can be windy, damp, and cold … or sunny and 85 (which bodes well this year for pleasant Easter egg hunting).  Easter is a time for reflection, no matter what you may choose to believe; it is also an opportunity to be part of a re-birth, a fresh start, or even a renewal.   

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7 ELD Manufacturers Worth Comparing

Posted by Harriet Mills on Apr 11, 2017 1:27:09 PM

Are you a carrier, owner-operator or fleet manager on the ELD mandate's "must comply" list? If so, we’ve provided a useful reference guide of 7 ELD manufacturers worth considering that are on the FMCSA’s ELD registry list. There are of course more, but this is a good place to get started. 

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Will autonomous trucks ever rule the world?

Posted by Harriet Mills on Mar 10, 2017 3:28:10 PM

If you’re a Marvel Comics fan and have seen the latest box-office hit “Logan” you may have noticed a scene where driverless trucks are a part of the fast-paced, futuristic landscape.  How close are we to this sci-fi reality?

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Tags: trucking, Driverless Trucks, Autonomous Trucks

Smart, safe solutions to the truck parking problem

Posted by Choptank Transport on Feb 7, 2017 5:10:50 PM

If you're not in the trucking industry, you probably don't think much about parking big rigs. However, for drivers, taking breaks in proper parking locations can be the most frustrating part of the job. With stringent hours of service rules, finding a safe location and factoring in time to park is a big challenge.

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Choptank’s commitment to ethical business practices

Posted by Choptank Transport on Jan 30, 2017 1:29:34 PM

Choptank Transport's #1 Core Value - Commit

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Will the ELD mandate remain in place in a Trump administration?

Posted by Choptank Transport on Jan 13, 2017 4:15:00 PM

As January 21 quickly approaches, many truckers are waiting with bated breath to see if President-elect Trump will make any changes to the numerous — and often controversial — regulatory standards that will go into effect in the near future. 

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Shippers & Warehouse Managers, How to Deal with Winter Weather Delays

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jan 6, 2017 10:56:16 AM

Well, here we go again. It’s January and snow is in the forecast. I hear our logistics teams talking to carriers about weather concerns in states across the South and coming up the East Coast. Shippers, warehouse managers, carriers and receivers have delivery times on the top of their agendas.

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5 easy ways to save on LTL shipping

Posted by Harriet Mills on Nov 29, 2016 9:43:25 AM

3PLs are seeing an uptick in LTL freight because buyers are purchasing smaller quantities for just-in-time deliveries.  

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5 red flags you are working with a subpar 3PL

Posted by Harriet Mills on Nov 11, 2016 12:48:23 PM

Looking for a 3PL? Understanding what you don't want is just as important as knowing what you do. To find a quality company, avoid these five red flags that can put your freight at risk. 

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Choptank Transport recognized for Silver Optimas Training Award

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“We are excited to be recognized for such an essential part of our business. We’ve put a lot of effort into creating an optimum training program over the last several years,” said Paul Wood, director of process improvement. “

 

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