In support of Paper Transport, Inc.'s mission as an employer of choice; PTI has established a driver recognition program that acknowledges our drivers based on established metrics that encourage a performance-based environment, with enhanced driver engagement. All drivers are recognized at our quarterly safety meetings and are given monetary rewards based on the overall score of their Driver Scorecard. Red Rewards Program Bonus Opportunities Our Red Rewards/Scorecard program pays out on average over $11,900 per month. In March 2021, we paid out over $17,000 in bonuses to our drivers. We payout 33-37% of our drivers that qualify each month. "This is [...]
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We are excited to announce a pay increase for our Class A CDL Regional Truck Drivers! Effective June 6th, all PTI Regional drivers will receive an 8% - 25% pay increase across our Midwestern and Southern United States operating areas. Positions include mileage-based Dedicated Regional and Non-Dedicated Regional divisions. “Professional drivers across the states have worked tirelessly over the last 18 months keeping America moving and will continue keeping the economy humming,” stated Ben Schill, Vice President. “This is a genuine recognition and a much-deserved raise for the hard-working professional drivers.” Paper Transport, Inc.’s goal was to get a number [...]
Why does safety matter? The answer to this question is different for every person because what matters to every individual is different. That said every person matters and what matters to you is important and the only way to value both of those things in the most appropriate way and to the highest level is to live with a safety-first mentality and make a personal commitment to safety a value of yours. While priorities change and shift, values are a part of who you are, who you will always be, and who you aspire to be. Completing any task safely is [...]
Choosing a Post-Military Career Jonathan Pence, US Navy Veteran Unemployment rates for veterans increased in the last year to 6.5%, reflecting the COVID-19 pandemic, which is slightly higher than the national average at 6.1% (1). Meanwhile, in the transportation industry, there is an abundance of opportunities due to a growing driver shortage: No matter how technology continues to automate roles and no matter how consumers buy goods, truck drivers will always be the backbone of our economy to meet the demands of our country. Job Security For US Navy Retired Veteran Ben Taylor, trucking offered the best transition while [...]
Paper Transport, Inc. would like to invite you to our upcoming hiring events! Class A CDL Truck Driver Virtual Hiring Event Where: Virtual! When: May 24th – May 27th – morning and evening times! Discuss our Regional, Dedicated, and Local Opportunities for Experienced and Inexperienced Drivers – let us know What Drives You? And we’ll match the best opportunity with your needs! How to Sign Up for our Virtual Hiring Event: Click Here to Reserve Your Spot Class A CDL Truck Driver and Office Careers Hiring Event Tired of virtual? Join us at our Open Hiring Event in person to speak [...]
As Haley entered her junior year at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, she knew she wanted to broaden her professional horizons through an internship in transportation. Passionate about her major in Supply Chain Management, Haley was looking for an opportunity to gain experience and figure out what career path would best suit her interests. With previous experience as a logistics intern, she knew an internship with Paper Transport, Inc. was the perfect next step to advance her career. Accepting a position in the fall of 2019 as an Operations Support Intern. Read about Haley's experience interning with PTI. Searching [...]
Choosing the Right Class A CDL Carrier As you make your move back into transportation, ensure you are looking for a long-term partner for an employer. We’ve seen so many individuals bounce from place to place struggling to find his or her home and even ending up on the outside of the transportation industry once again. Pay and home time are likely very important to you, so make sure you are getting a real picture of the company you are joining. Talk to their existing employees in the area you live. Don’t hesitate to talk to professional drivers, especially ours. However, [...]
Paper Transport, Inc. is honored to have been named the 2020 Carrier of the Year by Unilever. The award recognizes the innovative solutions Paper Transport, Inc. continuously provides, backed by excellent service. "Being successful with Unilever takes engagement from every team in the company," stated Joe Shefchik, Vice President of Business Development and Solutions. "It takes solid execution, communication, and regularly going the extra mile from the drivers, operations team, and account management." Operating for a more sustainable future In 2010, we saw the opportunity to become the first trucking company outside of California to reduce our emissions with Compressed Natural [...]
Generally, I hate stereotypes, but hating stereotypes allows me to fill my own. I’m a millennial, vegetarian, reusable bag using, recycle-bin office monitor who just wants to make the world a better and less carbon-filled place. First, you’re probably asking first why I’m telling you this and second, why I chose a career within a male-dominated industry that puts one-time use water bottles in a trailer powered by diesel. I did it because years ago Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI) convinced me that I could make difference, and with our customer partnerships like Unilever, they were right. Making a Difference with Natural [...]
You may be thinking about how amazing it will be to drive one of these 80,000-pound vehicles. Paper Transport, Inc. has been in the game of transportation for over 30 years. It was only in the last seven years that we began to train drivers from accredited truck driving school programs. In late October 2020, we revamped our training program and launched the Accelerate program, which is deeply committed to developing the next generation of professional truck drivers coming out of CDL schools across the Midwest and Southeast. Here are some helpful insights we’ve gained over the years as we’ve partnered [...]