Paper Transport, a leading Wisconsin-based for-hire truckload carrier and provider of brokerage services, today announced CEO Ben Schill to be stepping into place. Schill will succeed Jeff Shefchik, who has served the company as president for 15 years. Shefchik will continue to serve on Paper Transport’s board of directors and transition into an advisory role.
Schill has served as Paper Transport’s vice president since 2016 and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. For instance, he has held several leadership roles in operations, maintenance, safety, and technology.
A Legacy of Skilled Leadership
“Each president at Paper Transport has had a unique skill set that made them the right person at the right time to successfully grow and improve the company,” stated Shefchik. “Moreover, in our next phase of sophistication and growth, Ben has the confidence and the right skill set to lead us into the future as chief executive officer.”
“I am enthusiastic and passionate about this opportunity,” stated Schill. “Paper Transport has a great culture. Above all, our mission to build a great place to work is our foundation to enhance and move the company forward. We are going to continue to win regardless of everything that is occurring in the economy and in our industry. There is opportunity all around us. I am proud of our people and their ability to drive significant growth.”
CEO Ben Schill Success Over The Years
As vice president of Paper Transport, Schill has headed human resources, information technology, safety, recruiting, and marketing teams. Under his leadership, the company grew its driver capacity, improved driver retention, and established a new driver training program. In addition, Schill also challenged teams to improve safety results. For example, his teams implemented predictive analytics technology, selective hiring practices, and technology innovations including predictive arrivals and driver scorecards.
Schill received a B.A. Degree in business and economics from St. Norbert College and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh.
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