Choptank Transport's 8th Year Named on Food Logistics’ Top 3PL List

Posted by Harriet Mills on Aug 21, 2020 5:14:07 PM

PRESTON, MD—August 21, 2020 — Food Logistics, the industry’s only publication dedicated to food and beverage supply chains, has named Choptank Transport to its 2020 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list. This will mark the eighth year Choptank has been recognized by this prestigious industry award.

The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the food and beverage industry.

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Choptank Transport Drives Digital Transformation with Blue Yonder

Posted by Marina Renneke on Aug 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

3PL will offer real-time price quoting and instant booking capabilities through Blue Yonder solution

SCOTTSDALE, AZ. and PRESTON, MD - (August 20, 2020) Choptank Transport, a full-service 3PL, has integrated with Blue Yonder’s dynamic price discovery solution to continue its digital transformation.

 

In an ever-volatile freight transportation market, shippers are looking for real-time market-based prices and capacity. By integrating with Blue Yonder’s dynamic price discovery solution, Choptank can provide these capabilities to its shipping and freight customers.

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EY names Choptank Transport’s Turner Entrepreneur of the Year Mid-Atlantic Finalist 2020

Posted by Harriet Mills on Aug 19, 2020 11:24:35 AM

PRESTON, MARYLAND - (August 19, 2020) Ernst & Young LLP has announced that Geoff Turner, President and CEO of Choptank Transport, has been named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Mid-Atlantic Award finalist.

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Choptank Transport Hosts Educational Webinar: “Refrigerated Shipping: Myths versus Facts”

Posted by Harriet Mills on Aug 18, 2020 9:24:39 AM

PRESTON, MARYLAND- (August 18, 2020)- Choptank Transport, a nationwide third-party logistics provider specializing in temperature-controlled freight services, is hosting a webinar aimed at helping cold supply chain managers, distributors and shippers fully understand the scope of shipping cold freight while avoiding costly and time-consuming problems and claims. A panel of industry experts will reveal some little-known facts, common mistakes and best practices in refrigerated and frozen shipping. The educational event “Refrigerated Shipping: Myths versus Facts” will be held via Zoom on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 2 p.m. EDT.

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Inbound Logistics Names Choptank Transport to Top 100 List

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 28, 2020 3:40:31 PM

Choptank Transport is pleased to announce it has been recognized by Inbound Logistics magazine as a “Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider.” This is the first time Choptank has received the distinguished award; the list is featured in this month’s issue of the publication.

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Choptank Transport Wins Two National Awards

Posted by Choptank Transport on Jul 8, 2020 2:50:59 PM

(Photo credit: Kristi Mertaugh, 2019)

Choptank Transport has reason to celebrate once again. Not only is the company celebrating its 20-year anniversary this summer and opening a new location in Easton, Maryland this spring, but it also has received two prestigious national awards this month.

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Choptank Transport Donates $5K to Local Fire Depts.

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 7, 2020 12:22:12 PM

The pandemic has disrupted communities across the United States in many ways. Volunteer Fire Departments, for example, rely heavily on annual fundraisers, but because of COVID-19, they have not been able to hold their events.

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Choptank Transport Distributes $24,000 in Student Loan Paydown Benefits

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 2, 2020 8:59:10 AM

Choptank Transport is pleased to announce it has awarded $24,000 to 18 qualifying employees through the company's 2020 student loan paydown program, and a total of $87,000 since initiating the perk three years ago.

When launched in 2017, student loan paydown benefits were a rare and unusual offering.  Even today, finding employers who provide this kind of program is like finding a black cat in a coal mine. According to a 2018 survey done by the Society of Human Resource Management, only 4 percent of the nation's workforce offered the benefit.  

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Choptank Transport Helps Deliver Meals to Children and Seniors

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 26, 2020 2:53:30 PM

Photo (L-R): Samantha Figueroa- Food Service Operations Manager and to the right Mary Bailey-Denton Elementary Cafeteria Manager.

It’s a familiar sight on local roads—the grey Ford Transit, affectionally known as “the Chopvan.” It’s Choptank Transport’s goodwill ambassador on wheels, and during the COVID-19 crisis, it has come to the rescue, joining the fleet of vehicles delivering meals to local children and elderly stuck at home during the pandemic.

When the pandemic forced the closing of schools in mid-March, Caroline County Public Schools (CCPS) remained committed to providing healthy meals for its students. The delivery of these meals has continued through the summer meal program and has expanded to include local seniors in need.

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Salisbury University Summer Interns Join Choptank Transport

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jun 3, 2020 11:48:21 AM

(Top L-R): Jarrett  Bromwell, Kyle Dalrymple, Shane Slotterback 
(Bottom L-R) Zach Rebach, Kevin Eriksen, Austin Schwarzmann

Choptank Transport, a nationally recognized, full-service logistics provider, is pleased to announce the addition of six Salisbury University student interns to its Preston, Maryland headquarters this summer.

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