Paper Transport Joins Top 100 For-Hire Carriers

Paper Transport joined the Top 100 For-Hire Carriers in June 2022. The company opened up it’s doors in 1990 with just 3 trucks. Today, Paper Transport employs 923 professional truck drivers, over 200 office employees, 825 company-owned tractors, 25 owner-operated tractors, 3,200 trailers, 3 straight trucks, and $244,000,000 in revenue. Founders Lennie Shefchik and Roger Grimsely made it their…

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From Driver to Driver Trainer – Jason Waldroup

Jason Waldroup’s years as a Driver Trainer have been enriching and informative. Truck driving for 25 years, Waldroup is an experienced driver trainer and mentor, and hopes other drivers are up for the challenge. About Jason Born and raised in California, Waldroup’s dad was a truck driver, so trucking is in his blood. He remembers…

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Emergency Triangle Placement

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You’ve just been involved in an accident or your truck has broken down. Stopping on a highway or roadside can be dangerous, especially if the road is winding, in a poorly lit area, or has poor visibility due to weather conditions. What do you do to keep yourself and others safe after an incident has…

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How to Pass your CDL Road Test

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Are you getting ready to take one of the biggest exams of your trucking career? Below is a list of tips that will help you pass your road test the first time around so that you can start your CDL Career right. It’s been a long road and the end is in sight! 5 Tips…

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Paper Transport Featured on Fuller Speed Ahead

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Paper Transport 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…

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Trucker Tools, Equipment, & Accessories

Trucker Tools, Equipment, and Gear Paper Transport

As a Class A CDL truck driver, you need to be prepared for any situation! That’s were you need to plan ahead and bring the best trucker tools. 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…

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How to Make Your Truck a Home Away from Home

Interior of PTI Freightliner Cascadia - Paper Transport

Some Ideas on How to Make Your Truck Comfy & Cozy 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…

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9 Tips for New Class A CDL Truck Drivers

Group Photo of New Class A CDL PTI Drivers

Some Advice from PTI to Help Drivers in Their New Career Starting a new career can be tough, especially if you’re entering into an industry that’s completely new to you. Case in point: starting a new career as a professional Class A CDL Truck Driver. Courtesy of the drivers from the Paper Transport fleet. 9…

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Is Becoming an Owner Operator For You – Research

PTI Owner Operator Dave Luepke's Truck

It’s Important to Know What’s to Come as an Owner Operator In the first two parts of Things to Consider Before Becoming an Owner Operator, we focused on the subjects of finances and the skill sets of a would-be owner operators. Today, we’re focusing on understanding what you’re getting in to. There’s the idea in…

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Is Becoming an Owner Operator for you – Skill Set

Bud Weber - PTI Owner Operator's Truck

A Well-Rounded Skill Set is Key for Owner Operators In the first part of the Things to Consider Before Becoming an Owner Operator series, we focused on the financial aspect of starting your own business. Today, we’re going to focus on the skills that you should have in order to be successful. Ask yourself these…

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