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Adshead Joins Choptank Transport through Youth Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jan 27, 2020 4:18:30 PM

PRESTON, MD – January 27, 2020, Choptank Transport is pleased to announce the addition of Skye Adshead to the company’s Preston, Maryland, headquarters.  Adshead is the first high school student hired at Choptank through Youth Apprenticeship - Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program (MATP), a Department of Labor initiative that requires employers to apply and receive state approval.  Choptank was approved on January 15, 2020, and hired its first apprentice on January 24, 2020.

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Choptank Transport adds new Easton, Maryland Location

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jan 27, 2020 3:43:42 PM

Photo: Pictured are just a few of Choptank Transport's employees who live in or near Easton, Maryland

PRESTON, MARYLAND – January 28, 2020, Choptank Transport, a nationally recognized, full-service logistics provider headquartered in Preston, Maryland, is pleased to announce it has contracted to purchase a new facility in neighboring Easton to supplement its existing office space in Preston. 

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Choptank Transport Launches Transportation Intel Platform ORBIT TI™

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jan 23, 2020 8:22:25 AM

A shipper's transportation intelligence portal for next-level transparency and efficiency

PRESTON, MARYLAND – January 23, 2020, Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics company headquartered on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is pleased to announce the launch of its new customer-interfacing market intelligence platform, ORBIT TI™.

Keeping up with advancements in supply-chain technology is critical for business growth and keeping services competitive. Creating new, proprietary solutions that give customers access to real-time market intelligence is more than that. It is a differentiator. Hence the birth of ORBIT TI™, a value-added, free-access benefit for all Choptank Transport shippers, fully integrated with the company’s robust transportation management system (TMS).

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Bergling Promoted to VP of Technology at Choptank Transport

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jan 7, 2020 3:13:00 PM

Preston, MD – January 6, 2020,  Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics provider headquartered in Preston, Maryland, is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Bergling to Vice President of Technology.

“As our business and industry evolve, so does the need for robust technology solutions,” said Geoff Turner, president and CEO at Choptank Transport. “In his new role, Josh will oversee both the IT department and the business intelligence team whose combined efforts include designing, building, maintaining and supporting the critical IT initiatives that help our employees, customers and carriers. Josh has proven to be a tremendous asset in this capacity and I am confident in his ability to manage all aspects of Choptank’s IT roadmap.”

Bergling joined Choptank in 2013 after graduating from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science degree in information systems. In the seven years at Choptank, Bergling and his team have migrated the sales staff from a well-known CRM system to an in-house, customized and proprietary CRM, developed from the ground up and tailored specifically to the company’s needs.

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Choptank Transport Makes the Holiday Brighter

Posted by Harriet Mills on Nov 27, 2019 10:59:19 AM

Choptank Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Caroline County. The company is nationally recognized as a leading provider of transportation services, primarily food, for both refrigerated and frozen freight as well as dry packaged goods.

 

There aren’t many companies better suited to facilitate charitable giving during the holiday season than a leader in food logistics. This will be Choptank’s eighth year donating Thanksgiving dinners and roasters to both Talbot and Dorchester County families in need.

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$20K Donated to Ten Local Charities at Choptank Transport Community Foundation Luncheon

Posted by Harriet Mills on Nov 1, 2019 4:58:57 PM

Choptank Transport and ten local charities celebrated the success of Choptank’s first charity golf tournament, 10 Better Than Par, on September 28, 2019, by hosting a luncheon at the company’s headquarters in Preston, Maryland. In addition to the ten charities, the first, second, and third-place winners of the helicopter ball drop were in attendance along with many of the employee volunteers that made the tournament possible.

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Haller Promoted to Senior Business Development Manager

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 30, 2019 10:45:11 AM

Choptank Transport is pleased to announce the promotion of Morgan Haller to senior business development manager in the company’s Tampa, Florida, office.

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Choptank Transport Introduces New Career Development Plan

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 15, 2019 11:43:14 AM

Creating a Clear Path for Success in Sales

Choptank Transport, a national third-party logistics firm headquartered on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is pleased to announce the launch of a new career development plan, making advancement and increased earnings a clear and attainable track.

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Tags: Careers & Culture, sales jobs, sales careers

Choptank Transport Promotes 30 Employees in Q3

Posted by Harriet Mills on Oct 11, 2019 2:01:07 PM

Pictured: Nineteen of the Preston, Maryland employees who were promoted in Q3 

Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics company headquartered in Preston, Maryland, is pleased to announce the promotion of thirty employees in this year’s third quarter.

“We continue to be in hyper-growth mode,” said Geoff Turner, president and CEO at Choptank Transport.  The amount of available market share in the 3PL space is considerable, so the opportunities for us to grow in this industry are tremendous. “

Turner goes on to explain that Choptank’s training program is a large part of how employees find their admiration and appreciation for the business.  “We provide new hires with everything they need to know about logistics. The program gives them a clear path to follow so that they know how to achieve success.  Employees who are ambitious and willing to go the extra mile are promoted and quickly advance in their careers.” 

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Choptank Transport Promotes Howard to Data Scientist

Posted by Harriet Mills on Sep 30, 2019 11:24:33 AM

Choptank Transport, a national third-party logistics firm headquartered on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Howard to the role of data scientist as part of the company’s business intelligence team.

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