Haller joins carrier development program at Choptank Transport

Posted by Harriet Mills on Aug 4, 2016 3:23:36 PM

Preston, Maryland – Choptank Transport is pleased to announce the appointment of Morgan Haller to its carrier development team.  Cultivating solid relationships with carriers and independent owner-operators is at the core of Choptank Transport’s business.  The company has 26,000 carriers in its database with more than 16,000 who are currently active and fully vetted.

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10 Resume Tips Every Career Seeker needs to know

Posted by Courtney Clopper on Aug 1, 2016 4:48:02 PM

As a recruiter I look at dozens of resumes a day. In order to get ahead of the stack and get a potential phone call it is crucial that your resume is in top shape. Below are some tips that will help you get recognized quickly by a recruiter.

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How connected trucks are improving the transportation industry

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 29, 2016 1:38:31 PM

In the beginning, high-tech fleet connection meant watching a dot lurch around on a digital map. Then came mobile devices. Now we are in what some call the third wave of connected fleets.

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Choptank Transport CEO named DC Velocity Rainmaker

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 22, 2016 11:12:25 AM

Preston, Maryland – DC Velocity, a logistics and supply-chain industry magazine targeted to industry managers and C-level executives, has selected Geoff Turner, President and CEO of Choptank Transport, as a one of its 2016 Rainmakers.

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5 apps to help drivers solve problems on the road

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 15, 2016 1:24:50 PM

Thanks to technology, certain problems that come with life on the road are receding into the past — no more unexpected traffic jams, road closures and low-clearance bridges. GPS systems and social-media-style platforms have come together to form useful apps to help drivers and logistics companies plan the most cost-effective routes and perhaps even find something to eat along the way. We’ve rounded up a few problem-solving apps that are worth a look.

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Choptank Transport CEO Joins Executive Advisory Council at Perdue School of Business

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 15, 2016 11:00:29 AM

Preston, Maryland - Local entrepreneur and businessman Geoff Turner has accepted an invitation to become part of Salisbury University’s Executive Advisory Council. An alumni of the Business School, Turner has transformed a small logistics company in Preston, Maryland, into a nationally renowned third-party logistics provider with five locations and more than 260 employees.

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What are the factors driving innovation in trucking?

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 7, 2016 3:29:27 PM

Regulations and a driver shortage have put the squeeze on carriers, which means some important innovations in trucks are starting to emerge.

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Finding Your Right Career Path

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 6, 2016 10:44:30 AM

Early in life, we're continually asked "what do you want to be when you grow up?" This question, although very important, can be frightening. The fear of being stuck in a dead end job you despise can haunt your dreams. According to Forbes, 87% of workers worldwide are emotionally disconnected from work meaning they're unhappy and more likely to be unproductive. So, how does one avoid being in that situation? Try these tips:

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Reinvesting in our highway systems: How our crumbling infrastructure hurts safety

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 2, 2016 8:21:46 AM
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Are we spending enough on infrastructure to ease congestion?

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 24, 2016 4:16:26 PM

Our highway system was designed to accommodate only half the traffic it carries today. Yet, the transportation funding needed to fix our crumbling infrastructure is not keeping pace with the need, and it’s costly to drivers and the entire transportation industry. In 2013, for example, the number of hours that truck drivers spent parked or creeping along congested highways amounted to 16 years.

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Choptank Transport Market ReportMarket Report January 2018

Looks like we’re trading 2017 Hurricanes for winter cyclones and a Polar Vortex. A historically high MDI will stay high with this weather being the driving force. A resurgent economy, a long-awaited infrastructure proposal and new tax cuts...

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