Paper Transport, Inc. Driver Ross Christensen Earns KBX Driver of the Year Award

PTI Driver Ross Christensen Recognized by KBX Logistics

Ross Christensen and the PTI team!
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 exceptional service the driver provides. In 2018, Christensen had over 137,500 miles with zero preventable incidents or accidents, achieved a 100% on-time service score and consistently achieved 8.8 mpg.

“Ross prides himself on doing the job the right way and being safe while you do it,” said Wes Kornowske, PTI vice president of operations. “In addition to his own individual success, Ross is well-known at PTI as a top-of-the-line driver, training new dedicated drivers during the onboarding process.”

– Wes Kornowske, PTI vice president of operations.

Christensen has been a professional Class A CDL truck driver for 20 years and the last two of those years he’s driven on the PTI Midwest Dedicated fleet parking in Green Bay. He lives in Oconto with his wife, Courtney, and their three children.

“He’s a big-time family man who loves to spend time with his wife and toss the baseball around with his kids,” Kornowske said. “Plus, he’s heavily involved with his kids’ Oconto area baseball clubs. From spring to summer, it’s all baseball, baseball and more baseball for them. He’s a great example of a community leader.”

KBX Logistics is an agent for Georgia-Pacific LLC, one of the largest shippers in the country, and is a longtime customer of PTI, which was founded 29 years ago in Green Bay. PTI is listed in the Commercial Carrier Journal’s Top 150 Carriers as a for-hire, dry-van trucking company, competing with over 500,000 trucking companies in the U.S. The company focuses on regional truckload, dedicated truckload and intermodal services with multiple locations throughout the Midwest and Southern U.S.

The PTI team can be reached at 920-617-5412,, or

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