Choptank Transport Golf Event Raises 35K for Heroes

Posted by Harriet Mills on Sep 22, 2021 10:27:59 AM

PRESTON, MARYLAND - September 11, 2021 - They say the third time is a charm, and as far as charity golf tournaments go, the Choptank Transport Community Foundation’s 10 Better Than Par Heroes Edition event on Sept. 11, broke the company’s previous two years’ records. As a result, ten nonprofit hero organizations will receive $3,500 each from the third-party logistics company headquartered in Preston.

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Mallon Named Senior Data Analyst

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 15, 2021 11:24:38 AM

Choptank Transport, a leading third-party logistics provider, today announced the promotion of Julie Mallon to Senior Data Analyst as part of the company’s growing Business Intelligence team.

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Choptank Transport Featured on Selling Power’s “50 Best Companies to Sell For” List

Posted by Harriet Mills on Jul 8, 2021 10:49:30 AM

PRESTON, MARYLAND – JULY 8, 2021 Choptank Transport is pleased to announce that it has ranked on the Selling Power magazine’s 50 Best Companies to Sell For list. This is the 21st consecutive year the ranking has been published by Selling Power

Choptank Transport Senior Director of Enterprise Accounts Charlene Keller is happy to receive this prestigious award. “I know how hard our sales teams work to be a first-class selling organization, so being recognized by Selling Power is an honor. This last year has been challenging for every industry and I am proud to say our sales staff did an amazing job of adjusting to the market’s ups and downs and coming out on top.”

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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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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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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 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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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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