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Operation Safe Driver Week July 12-18

2020-07-09T08:34:50-05:00

July 12-18, law enforcement throughout North America and Canada will be looking for drivers engaging in unsafe driving behavior’s on our nation’s roadways. The week-long initiative will focus on speeding, due to an alarming increase of average speeds measured during the first week of April, 2020. According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), speeds increased 75% compared to January and February. Last year, during Operation Safe Week, 47,000 citations and around 88,000 warnings were given out per data collected from law enforcement personnel. In addition to speeding, law enforcement will be looking for other dangerous [...]

Operation Safe Driver Week July 12-182020-07-09T08:34:50-05:00

Paper Transport Virtual Orientation

2020-06-29T10:01:04-05:00

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI) was able to quickly adapt its advanced tablet technology to new driver orientations, shortening the training period from an in-person 3-day orientation to a virtual 1.5-day orientation. With the use of Samsung tablets that contain a host of applications (from electronic logs to communications to training) issued to professional truck drivers during orientation, the PTI on-boarding process is fully interactive, engaging, and virtual to ensure the safety of all team members. The new employee orientation process introduces new drivers to the company, PTI culture, policies, and basic job duties, preparing [...]

Paper Transport Virtual Orientation2020-06-29T10:01:04-05:00

10 Truck Driving Safety Tips

2020-06-05T15:36:42-05:00

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, trucker deaths continue to rise and are at their highest level in more than 30 years. In 2018, 885 large truck occupants died, increasing almost 1 percent compared to the previous year. It is the highest since 1988 when 911 occupants of large trucks died. In order to keep our roadways safe and reduce the consequences and negative effects of an accident, it is recommended that truck drivers follow these simple guidelines: 1. Wear your seat belt According to the NHTSA, 37,133 people killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017, 47 percent were [...]

10 Truck Driving Safety Tips2020-06-05T15:36:42-05:00

Paper Transport Offers Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

2020-05-19T18:08:25-05:00

Paper Transport, Inc., is now offering an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Work-Life Services as an expanded benefit to all employees and their families. With over 900 truck drivers and growing, it is our commitment to keeping our company a great place to work by helping our employees achieve their full potential – both personally and professionally. Importance of Mental Health in Truck Drivers Today, there are over 3 million truck drivers in the United States. Workers in this growing occupation are at a risk for a range of occupational health-induced conditions. Mental health can easily be put on the back [...]

Paper Transport Offers Employee Assistance Program (EAP)2020-05-19T18:08:25-05:00

Revised Hours of Service Regulations

2020-05-18T21:01:33-05:00

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Thursday, May 14th, that revisions have been made and the Hours of Service Rule will be changing as early as September. Drivers, such as over-the-road and Regional Class A CDL truck drivers, will have more flexibility in how long they are able to sit behind the wheel before taking a mandated break. This will help to alleviate unnecessary burdens placed on CDL drivers while maintaining safety on our nation's highways and roads. Revised Hours of Service offers more flexibility for drivers The updated regulation comes from the Department of Transportation listening directly to the [...]

Revised Hours of Service Regulations2020-05-18T21:01:33-05:00

Safety First at PTI: COVID-19 Pandemic and Response

2020-05-06T16:56:05-05:00

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and impact the transportation industry, Paper Transport, Inc., priority is the safety of our employees, customers, and community. Here you can find updates on the latest transportation insights to help you navigate this volatile market and learn how PTI is making a difference.   Help protect yourself and your family with the following prevention practices: Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol is soap and water is not available. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. [...]

Safety First at PTI: COVID-19 Pandemic and Response2020-05-06T16:56:05-05:00

PTI Pledges Half of April 2020 Profits

2020-04-20T18:17:28-05:00

  https://youtu.be/4L2hV190bRk   Our Communities Affected By COVID-19 For the last 17 years, Jeff Shefchik, president at Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI), has always known the products PTI delivers is important to people. Recently, some of those products (such as Toilet Paper) have become really important. A 30-year old dry van carrier hauling consumer products including toilet paper, packaging, soap, and consumables, PTI has been busy over the last couple of weeks and things are changing fast. On the evening of Friday, March 6, 2020, Jeff arrived home from work to catch the news, which was fixed on the novel coronavirus [...]

PTI Pledges Half of April 2020 Profits2020-04-20T18:17:28-05:00

Paper Transport Featured on Fuller Speed Ahead

2019-12-24T18:09:47-06:00

Paper Transport, Inc. 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 article from FreightWaves, click this link. Also, to learn more about Kornowske, who's been with PTI since 2012, and the entire leadership team, visit the PTI Leadership Page.

Paper Transport Featured on Fuller Speed Ahead2019-12-24T18:09:47-06:00

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

2019-11-14T18:10:41-06:00

PTI Driver Ross Christensen Recognized by KBX Logistics 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 [...]

Paper Transport, Inc. Driver Ross Christensen Earns KBX Driver of the Year Award2019-11-14T18:10:41-06:00

Paper Transport, Inc. Expands Internship Program

2019-11-14T19:12:38-06:00

PTI Offers Internship Options for Local College Students Paper Transport Inc.'s 2019 Spring Interns.  De Pere, Wis. (April 18, 2019) – De Pere-based employer and for-hire truckload carrier, Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI), is proud to announce the formal expansion of its internship program. The main reason for the expansion is to showcase career opportunities available in the transportation industry to area college students. “We’ve had interns from time to time for many years,” stated Lynsey Muellenbach, PTI human resources Manager in charge of the program. “The difference going forward is the program’s structure and variety of opportunities we’re offering. [...]

Paper Transport, Inc. Expands Internship Program2019-11-14T19:12:38-06:00

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