(Source: Caroline County Economic Development Newsletter, 11-5-2014 http://bit.ly/1sgqxEI)Choptank Transport, a third party logistics provider located just outside of Preston, Maryland, truly understands that a company's greatest asset is its people. Choptank has made significant investments in training resources that allow new employees to onboard quickly and for current employees to expand their knowledge and stay at the top of their game. Its innovative approach to employee training has helped Choptank Transport grow at a remarkable pace.Known affectionately as "Choptank U," the company's training program is led by a full-time professional trainer, Carlie. Utilizing a dedicated training room equipped with computers and video conferencing equipment, Carlie leads training sessions on everything from sales techniques, to company history and values, to internal software programs. Carlie also has regular "office hours" when individual employees can stop by for one-on-one discussions about any area in which they're struggling.
Nearly 100% of Choptank Transport's leadership positions are filled by team members promoted from within, so the training resources also help prepare employees for new responsibilities. By continually investing in employees' growth, Choptank Transport has created a culture of high performance that translates to satisfied customers and an impressive growth trajectory.