https://youtu.be/4L2hV190bRk Our Communities Affected By COVID-19 For the last 17 years, Jeff Shefchik, president at Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI), has always known the products PTI delivers is important to people. Recently, some of those products (such as Toilet Paper) have become really important. A 30-year old dry van carrier hauling consumer products including toilet paper, packaging, soap, and consumables, PTI has been busy over the last couple of weeks and things are changing fast. On the evening of Friday, March 6, 2020, Jeff arrived home from work to catch the news, which was fixed on the novel coronavirus [...]
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On February 5th, 1990, Paper Transport, Inc. officially pulled its first loads out of Green Bay, WI. Now 1,000+ employees strong in over 20 states, Paper Transport, Inc. continues to build a great place to work where outstanding people deliver. Dialing in via video phone conference, streaming from Facebook's Workplace Live, or watching in person at the De Pere Headquarters, President Jeff Shefchik kicked off Paper Transport, Inc.'s 30th anniversary with a motivating speech for the team. Watch Here: Learn more about Paper Transport, Inc.'s History and Values.
Now is the perfect time to commit to becoming a healthier Class A CDL Truck Driver. A healthy meal option expertly prepared in a truck by PTI driver Brian Miller. Don’t think you can do it? Think again because you’re stronger than you realize! All you have to do is develop some healthy habits and stick to them - such as starting with any of the following in 2020: Skip the truck stop & fast food –Although this food might be “convenient” when you’re on the road, more often than not it’s bad for your health. This type of [...]
Paper Transport, Inc. Vice President of Operations Wes Kornowske made an appearance last week on FreightWavesTV show, “Fuller Speed Ahead.” On the show, Kornowske discussed the company's growth within the transportation industry along with its commitment to its Class A CDL Truck Drivers. See what the interview was all about here: To read the entire article from FreightWaves, click this link. Also, to learn more about Kornowske, who's been with PTI since 2012, and the entire leadership team, visit the PTI Leadership Page.
Installment #2 of the PTI Employee Spotlight Series PTI team member John McLaughlin and his family. The featured team member of the second installment of the Paper Transport, Inc. Employee Spotlight Series is John McLaughlin. Thank you John for sharing information about yourself and also for everything that you do for our company! Name? John McLaughlin Position at PTI? National Account Executive Primary location you work out of? Olney, IL How long have you been with PTI? I've been with PTI for 3 years and 3 months. What did you do before working at PTI? I worked for a transportation broker. [...]
Some Helpful Gear to Keep in Your Truck An example of the gear to keep in your truck. As a Class A CDL truck driver, you need to be prepared for any situation - you never know what’s going to happen on the road! That light bulb that needs changing on a trailer in the middle of the night? You’ll need a flashlight. Can’t get traction in a parking lot in the middle of winter? You’ll need salt to throw down and get going again. When you’re trucking, there’s basically no way to predict what’s to come. To get you started, [...]
Introducing the PTI Employee Spotlight Blog Series PTI Safety Coordinator Kelly Hansen with her family. Welcome to our new blog series: The Paper Transport, Inc. Employee Spotlight! In this series, we’ll be focusing on an employee who supports our truck driving fleet that has now grown to over 900 Class A CDL Truck Drivers! In this week’s post, Kelly Hansen is featured. Thank you Kelly for sharing information about you and for everything you do at PTI to keep our drivers safe. Name? Kelly Hansen Position at PTI? Safety Coordinator Primary location you work out of? De Pere, WI How long [...]
Some Ideas on How to Make Your Truck Comfy & Cozy Shown here is the interior of a new PTI Freightliner Cascadia. It’s a blank slate for creativity! The possibilities are endless when it comes to making this space a home away from home! Over-the-road Class A CDL truck drivers spend a lot of time in their trucks - going days, even weeks, without getting home. That’s why some drivers go to great lengths to turn their rigs into a cozy home away from home. If you’re an OTR driver, an out-and-back driver, or even a home daily driver looking for [...]
Traveling with a Pet is a Plus for Class A CDL Drivers PTI dedicated company driver Bonnie Evans and her pooch Ruby. Life can get pretty lonely on the open road for Class A CDL Truck Drivers. They’re by themselves, away from home, not close to family, and are typically visiting places that can be completely unfamiliar to them. To combat the loneliness, more and more truckers are inviting pets to go along with them for the ride. “I love having my dog with me in the truck! She is always glad to see me, she is great company, and good [...]
PTI Driver Ross Christensen Recognized by KBX Logistics Left to right: Operations Manager Garot VanderPas, President Jeff Shefchik, Award Winner Ross Christensen, Wife Courtney Christensen, Vice President of Operations Wes Kornowske, Vice President of Leadership Ben Schill, and Operations Manager Matt Christianson De Pere, Wis. (June 11, 2019) – Wisconsin-based employer and for-hire truckload carrier Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI) is proud to announce that professional driver Ross Christensen is the KBX Logistics 2018 Driver of the Year. A national award selected from a pool of 2,800 drivers from 44 different trucking companies, it recognizes safety, fuel conservation, miles driven and the [...]