Electronic logging device mandate spells change for drivers and carriers

Posted by Harriet Mills on Sep 30, 2016 9:20:17 AM

We are in the midst of a big change, as approximately three million truck drivers will be moving into the electronic age. That is, they will be replacing their traditional paper driving logs, that old standby, with electronic logging devices (ELD). While there are some exceptions, the final deadline for full compliance is Dec. 16, 2019.

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Tags: Careers & Culture, ELDs, Regulations

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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Tags: Careers & Culture

Food safety: Keeping the loading dock and equipment clean

Posted by Harriet Mills on Sep 23, 2016 9:20:50 AM

The Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, is an expanding document that continually grows in order to make the food we eat safer and less likely to be contaminated, covering each stop along the way “from farm to table.”

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Tags: Careers & Culture, Regulations

Appreciating Carriers - Hot weather can take its toll on long-haul drivers

Posted by Harriet Mills on Sep 15, 2016 1:01:00 PM

With fall around the corner, the weather is changing, but just last week we had some close to record-setting high temperatures. These temperatures can mean horrible sleeping conditions for the long-haul truck driver.

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Tags: Careers & Culture, Carrier News, Shipper News

Choptank Transport – Named on Selling Power’s “50 Best Companies to Sell For”

Posted by Harriet Mills on Aug 16, 2016 2:32:18 PM

Choptank Transport is honored to be included on this year’s list of Selling Power’s 50 Best Companies to Sell For.  Each year, the corporate research team at Selling Power magazine assembles and publishes its list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For. This year is the 17th consecutive year the list has appeared in the magazine.

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Tags: Careers & Culture, Company News, Shipper News

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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Tags: Careers & Culture

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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Tags: Careers & Culture

How connected trucks are improving the transportation industry

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 29, 2016 1:38:31 PM

In the beginning, high-tech fleet connection meant watching a dot lurch around on a digital map. Then came mobile devices. Now we are in what some call the third wave of connected fleets.

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Tags: Careers & Culture, Technology, Industry News

5 apps to help drivers solve problems on the road

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 15, 2016 1:24:50 PM

Thanks to technology, certain problems that come with life on the road are receding into the past — no more unexpected traffic jams, road closures and low-clearance bridges. GPS systems and social-media-style platforms have come together to form useful apps to help drivers and logistics companies plan the most cost-effective routes and perhaps even find something to eat along the way. We’ve rounded up a few problem-solving apps that are worth a look.

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Tags: Careers & Culture

Choptank Transport Market ReportMarket Report Feb/Mar 2018

Where are rates headed in 2018?

The second half of 2017, and its impact on this market has been chronicled ad nauseam.  We now have many competing forces and variables at play with almost as many opinions on where the market will go from here.

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!   

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