National Truck Driver Appreciation Week – 2021

First Year as a Truck Driver

This year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is from September 12th to the 18th. Each year Americans across the nation pay respect and thank all the hard work and sacrifices that truck drivers take with their commitment to being a crucial part of our growing economy. Trucking is a large part of our economy, as…

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Regional Trucking vs Dedicated Trucking

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As a new truck driver, there is a multitude of directions to go in terms of finding a driving position that will best suit your needs. From positions such as regional, OTR, dedicated, or local driving – the choice is yours! Some positions may have less home time and potentially more miles or another position…

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Paper Transport partners with EGI to Drive Growth Strategy

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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

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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…

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Operation Safe Driver Week (July 11-17)

Operation Safe Driver Week

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…

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Company Sponsored Class A CDL Training Program Coming Soon

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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…

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Paper Transport Driver Passenger Program

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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…

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5 Summer Truck Driving Tips

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Summer is one of the busiest seasons for Americans, everyone is out and about! However, for a truck driver, summer brings a whole new set of issues to be wary of. Here are five summer truck driving tips to stay safe on the road.   Keep Tires Inflated and Maintain Your Tire Pressure If your…

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Red Rewards Program: Get Rewarded for Upholding Our Safety Culture

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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…

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Paper Transport Announces Largest Regional Pay Increase In Company History

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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…

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