Facts About Trucking & Logistics

Posted by brandon landgraf on Sep 29, 2016 3:40:32 PM

Trucking & Logistics plays a major role in our every day lives. Everything from the device your using to view this post with to the clothes your wearing have been touched by transportation. Here are a few facts about the transportation industry and how impactful it is on the American way of life: 

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Dressing for Interviews 101

Posted by Harriet Mills on Aug 15, 2016 3:31:29 PM

First impressions are everything, especially when going to interviews.  Here are a few things to keep in mind when you are preparing to land your dream job.

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10 Things Not to Do in an Interview

Posted by Sarah Andrew on Aug 15, 2016 3:24:22 PM
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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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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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5 Ways to Avoid Work Burnout

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 22, 2016 11:18:09 AM

We've all been there - the moment when your eyes burn, mouth is dry, and your brain feels like mush from all the stress. The term commonly referred to as "work burnout" leads to multiple trips to the coffee pot and constant 'snacking.' But not even these help. Feelings like these result in a non-productive day and a sense that you've gotten nothing worthwhile accomplished. Next time you're having a day like this, remember these tips to break out of that work funk:

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Why Work Culture Matters

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 17, 2016 8:00:38 AM

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5 interview questions sales candidates should be prepared for

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 2, 2016 9:15:23 AM

The interview, that moment that can make or break a candidates likelihood of gaining employment. Chances are, if you've made it this far in the hiring process, you're resume and experience are up to par for the job. Interviews are a pivotal step in the hiring process, especially in sales – the position that involves the most patience, cold calling, and rejection. I know what you're thinking, that's a lot of pressure! Well have no fear, to ease the tension we came up with five questions you should be prepared to answer in a sales interview.

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3 reasons you should consider a career in logistics

Posted by Harriet Mills on May 11, 2016 1:45:30 PM

Hmmm .... I haven't really considered logistics as a career.

Myth: I want a job that matters, where I can really make a difference - logistics doesn't seem to fit that profile.

Truth: A career in logistics HUGELY matters.

Making your career choice is a big deal. You want to work with great people like yourself who want to make a difference in the world, community, and in life. A career in logistics probably isn't even on your radar, but surprisingly, more and more millennials are finding that working for a 3PL is just that - a job that matters. Food, for example, is an essential part of life (who doesn't love food?), and somehow needs to get to market. Farmers rely on shippers to distribute their fresh produce while distribution centers count on logistics to deliver these goods to your grocery stores and ultimately to your kitchen table. 3PLs arrange the movement of this, and many other kinds of freight. Without logistics, getting food to table isn't possible.

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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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