5 mobile apps that are handy for any truck driver

Posted by Harriet Mills on Nov 11, 2015 4:52:32 PM

Where would you be without your mobile phone? It’s a question many Americans simply can’t answer — and they don’t want to. Truck drivers are no different, of course, and during those long trips on the road their phone is often a constant companion.

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Big or Small - Why in Logistics, Mid-Sized is Mightiest

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 30, 2015 1:43:59 PM

You’ve heard the saying "less is more," and of course everyone’s heard "bigger is better," but do you know what doesn’t have a catchy slogan? Medium-sized things. And that’s too bad, because we think being a mid-sized company is pretty cool. In fact, there are a lot of benefits to being not too big or not too small. Take logistics, for example. As far as businesses go, it's pretty well accepted that smaller companies offer a personal touch while bigger companies offer a more wide-reaching impact, right?

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McCrone awarded University of MD “Choptank Transport Business Scholarship”

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 28, 2015 8:31:26 AM

Bethany McCrone has been announced as the 2015–2016 recipient of the University of Maryland’s Choptank Transport Business Scholarship award.

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Transportation & Logistics Costs - More than just the sum of fuel prices

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 19, 2015 12:44:28 PM

Why transportation and logistics costs are more than just the sum of fuel prices

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How will the FDA’s new rules under FSMA impact 3PLs?

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 8, 2015 8:41:40 AM

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What does the future of the 3PL industry look like?

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 8, 2015 7:58:47 AM

For 3PLs, the market is always changing. A global economy and increased competition mean successful providers must find innovative solutions to handle customers' needs more quickly and efficiently than ever before. As the industry has risen to meet these challenges, still more obstacles await in the future.

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Why logistics is a popular career choice for millennials

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 6, 2015 1:14:41 PM

Logistics is a Career Choice and not just a Job

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Choptank Transport makes Washington Post Top Workplaces list

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 25, 2015 1:12:06 PM

Choptank Transport is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Washington Post Top Workplaces for the second year running.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States.  Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.

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How we monitor our refrigerated loads to ensure proper temperature

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 24, 2015 4:36:31 PM

How does Choptank monitor its refrigerated loads to ensure proper temperature?

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Why Choptank Transport takes their Broker Surety Bond seriously

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 17, 2015 10:51:39 AM

When you’re trying to find a shipping partner for your cargo, how do you determine which company is right for you? It’s a big decision and you want to know that you can trust your 3PL to take care of your valuable goods. More importantly, should the worst happen, you want to know that your 3PL is financially stable and ready to cover the loss. It's easy to focus on the positives, but at the end of the day, you need a 3PL that can protect you from the negative outcomes as well.

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What Shippers Need to Know About the ELD Mandate

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Everyone’s been talking about the upcoming ELD mandate’s December deadline and how it is going to affect carriers. Shippers are equally interested in how, and when, it’s going to affect their bottom line.

 

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