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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CEO Ben Schill Announced to Lead

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Paper Transport, a leading Wisconsin-based for-hire truckload carrier and provider of brokerage services, today announced Ben Schill as CEO. 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…

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Tips for Halloween Safety: Trick or Treating and Driving

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Halloween is one of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrians with a 43% higher fatality rate based on a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association.  With daylight getting shorter as we move into the fall months and the increase in pedestrian traffic, especially children on Halloween night– it’s crucial…

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Supply Chain Issues

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The Power of Hope in a Crippling Supply Chain Five hundred and eighty days ago, we witnessed a much-deserved pat on the back for the professional truck drivers’ role in keeping America moving while millions of Americans were forced to stay home. We had a chance to celebrate and show our pride in the tireless…

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2021

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September 12th through the 18th is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Each year Americans across the nation pay respect and thank truck drivers for all of their hard work. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), there are roughly 3.5 million truck drivers. These professionals put in the hard work to deliver loads safely and…

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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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Paper Transport, Inc. Virtual and In-Person Hiring Events

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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…

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Unilever Carrier of the Year 2020

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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…

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Making a Difference with Compressed Natural Gas

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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…

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