Tips from our drivers: Staying healthy and active on the road

Posted by Harriet Mills on Dec 23, 2015 10:03:25 AM

Drive healthy, drive happy. Four things truck drivers can do to support their health

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Electronic Log Books - What it means for you

Posted by Harriet Mills on Dec 15, 2015 12:33:45 PM

A familiar friend to drivers everywhere is getting a face-lift.

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Choptank Transport begins new construction – adds jobs

Posted by Harriet Mills on Dec 10, 2015 12:15:22 PM

Choptank Transport, a rapidly growing third-party logistics company, has announced that it has started construction on a new 11,000 square-foot expansion of its headquarters in Preston, Maryland which will allow them to hire an additional 130 people in the next two years. This is its third expansion at this location within the last decade. The new space will mirror the existing facility, with large open spaces to preserve the collaborative environment that is part of the company culture.

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Truck Driver Retention - How to keep happiness on the road

Posted by Harriet Mills on Dec 9, 2015 4:42:52 PM

From fuel to fees, today's logistics industry faces many challenges. No current challenge is greater than answering the question of who will sit behind the wheel. The modern driver shortage is forecasted to hit a record 47,500 by the end of this year, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Predictions for the future are even bleaker. The ATA expects the shortage to grow to 73,500 by this time next year — and to 175,000 by 2024.

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How to save on your LTL shipments

Posted by Harriet Mills on Nov 27, 2015 2:09:01 PM

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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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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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