Food Bank Scholarship Winners Announced

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 30, 2013 9:45:40 AM

Preston, MD – Choptank Transport is pleased to announce this year’s food bank scholarship winners, Tanya Opperman from the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana and Dave Love from the Food Bank for the Heartland, located in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Every year Choptank Transport selects two winners, through Feeding America’s network of food banks, to receive $2,000.00 in scholarship awards.  Each $1,000.00 scholarship is awarded to a food bank employee who has wanted to participate in the annual Food Sourcing and Operations (FSOP) conference, but has not had the resources to do so.

Dave Love, Foodbank for the Heartland, Omaha, NE

 With more than 200 food banks across the nation that support over 61,000 food assistance agencies, The FSOP conference offers the opportunity to meet other food bank employees to discuss best practices regarding product sourcing, purchasing, operations, logistics, warehousing, inventory control and much more.

 

Last year was the first time Choptank Transport offered the scholarship. Winners in 2012 were Chris Robinson from the Harry Chapin Food Bank in Fort Myers, Florida and Allan Garner from the Food Bank of N.E. Arkansas.

 

Choptank Transport, named “Logistics Partner of the Year” by Feeding America in 2010, is one of the fastest growing third-party logistics companies in the United States. Choptank specializes in transportation management services that include truckload, refrigerated and frozen, LTL, van, flatbed, intermodal and warehousing solutions. Choptank Transport is headquartered in Preston, Maryland, and has offices in Nashville, Atlanta and Denver with several new locations opening soon.

Tags: Company News

Choptank Transport Market ReportMarket Report Jul/Aug 2018

LOGISTICS MOVES PRETTY FAST

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” — Ferris.  The iconic picture of these two looking at the Ferrari careening down the hill might describe the shock you are feeling as the market pivoted sharply this past month.  Of course, it depends on which side you are on as to whether you have a smile or a frown!  Just as “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” enjoys a resurgence after 30 years we are reminded, once again, of how things are cyclical and we should be anything but shocked by the market’s volatility.  

Here is a brief market overview and report on all the factors driving the current market, our expectations for where it’s headed, and most importantly, how to manage this market and come out on top!   

Read More

Recent Posts

Subscribe to Email Updates