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: Carrier News, Shipper News, Careers & Culture

Choptank Transport and MMTA to Celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Posted by Harriet Mills on Sep 7, 2016 1:25:18 PM

Choptank Transport is teaming up with the Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA) September 11-17 to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

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Tags: Carrier News, Company News

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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Tags: Carrier News, Careers & Culture

Choptank Transport Market ReportMarket Report DEC 2018

From Trump to the Griswold's...2018 in Review

A lot has happened in the world of transportation and logistics in 2018.  This could be a novel about all the things that happened in 2018 and the many predictions for 2019.  Above all of the headlines, though, we have lived through the strongest year for spot and contract pricing increases in the history of trucking in the U.S. 25% increases in the spot market rate, 30 percent in dry van and reefer, and spot market rate increases of over 25 percent in flatbed; which were followed by contract rate increases of over 15 percent in all three modes!  All that data could point to another turbulent and soaring market in 2019.  However, and lucky us, there is a mountain of data...

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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