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First Year as a Truck Driver

New Driver Stories: Caleb Ellison

Your first year in a new position is usually the hardest – regardless of the type of job. Use the first year to learn from your mistakes and build upon your knowledge. As a truck driver, the first year is important in shaping and determining one’s mentality. Pushing through your first year with confidence will…

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Paper Transport partners with EGI to Drive Growth Strategy

Equity Group Investments (EGI), Sam Zell’s private investment firm, recently invested in Paper Transport. EGI is partnering with Paper Transport’s senior management team, who continue leading the business and retain an ownership stake in the company. The partnership provides additional capital for add-on acquisitions and strategic support for the organization’s growing truckload, intermodal, and truck…

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10 Reasons you should become a truck driver

Currently, there is an increasing shortage of truck drivers across the nation! Truck driving can be an exciting job opportunity for anybody who likes to be independent, determined, adventurous, and self-motivated. 10 reasons why you should become a truck driver: Job Security There is always a need for truck drivers! Truckers are part of the…

Operation Safe Driver Week

Operation Safe Driver Week (July 11-17)

From July 11 – 17, Law enforcement from the US and Canada will participate in Operation Safe Driver Week and will be on the lookout for commercial and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in unsafe driving behaviors on the road. This week-long initiative will focus on speeding, due to an increase in traffic fatalities in the…

Sponsor CDL Blog

Company Sponsored Class A CDL Training Program Coming Soon

This July, Paper Transport, Inc. will begin offering a Sponsored CDL Training Program for would-be professional Class A CDL truck drivers in the following states: WI, MN, MI, MO, OH, IL, and IN. With this new program, Paper Transport will sponsor the tuition cost for a 3-week course at Fox Valley Technical College, contingent on…

Passenger Program

Paper Transport Driver Passenger Program

Bring your family and friends on the road this summer with PTI’s Passenger Program! The Passenger Program allows drivers to earn the privilege of bringing along family and friends after having passed a probationary period of 60 days free of any accidents, write-ups, or suspensions. Drivers must also have acceptable driving records free of any…