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Choptank Transport Supports New COVID-19 Response Fund

Posted by Harriet Mills on Mar 31, 2020 4:54:58 PM

Choptank Transport, a nationally recognized, full-service logistics provider headquartered in Preston, Maryland, along with four other local businesses, has been the first to donate to the areas’ Mid-Shore Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Choptank Transport’s ‘We Are One’ Helps Employees & Businesses in COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by Harriet Mills on Mar 23, 2020 11:02:13 AM

PRESTON, MARYLAND – March 20, 2020, Choptank Transport announced today the implementation of a generous and unprecedented initiative to help both employees and local businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

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POSTPONED- CEO Turner Provides 3PL Expertise for Trucker Tools Webinar

Posted by Harriet Mills on Mar 12, 2020 2:23:43 PM

Geoff Turner, Choptank Transport's president & CEO, is pleased to appear as a featured speaker on Trucker Tool’s upcoming webinar, Why Low Visibility Compliance Damages Shipper Confidence, POSTPONED Monday, March 16 from 1 - 2pm EDT. Other panelists include Robert Savage, the vice-president of transportation & logistics for Del Monte Fresh Produce, and Trucker Tools’ CEO, Prasad Gollapalli.

Customers are increasingly demanding high-visibility and real-time tracking on every shipment. This webinar will address best practices and valuable insight regarding the value 3PLs can offer shippers when they provide visibility compliance. Improving day-to-day shipper/broker relationships results in enhanced shipper confidence. Learn how companies like Choptank Transport have gone from 40% carrier tracking compliance to more than 90%, increasing productivity and improving driver relations by delivering real-time tracking to their customers.

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Choptank Named as a "Best & Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation"

Posted by Harriet Mills on Feb 18, 2020 4:54:57 PM

Every year companies compete to be named one of the nation’s “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation®”. Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. These select companies will be recognized by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) on Friday, March 6th, 2020 at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee.

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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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Tags: Technology, Shipper News

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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Tags: community involvement