Paper Transport, Inc. Turns 30!


On February 5th, 1990, Paper Transport, Inc. officially pulled its first loads out of Green Bay, WI. Now 1,000+ employees strong in over 20 states, Paper Transport, Inc. continues to build a great place to work where outstanding people deliver. Dialing in via video phone conference, streaming from Facebook's Workplace Live, or watching in person at the De Pere Headquarters, President Jeff Shefchik kicked off Paper Transport, Inc.'s 30th anniversary with a motivating speech for the team. Watch Here:  Learn more about Paper Transport, Inc.'s History and Values.

Paper Transport, Inc. Turns 30!2020-02-07T20:54:35-06:00

Commit to being a healthier truck driver in 2020


Now is the perfect time to commit to becoming a healthier Class A CDL Truck Driver. A healthy meal option expertly prepared in a truck by PTI driver Brian Miller. Don’t think you can do it? Think again because you’re stronger than you realize! All you have to do is develop some healthy habits and  stick to them - such as starting with any of the following in 2020: Skip the truck stop & fast food –Although this food might be “convenient” when you’re on the road, more often than not it’s bad for your health. This type of [...]

Commit to being a healthier truck driver in 20202020-01-16T20:09:51-06:00

PTI Employee Spotlight: John McLaughlin


Installment #2 of the PTI Employee Spotlight Series PTI team member John McLaughlin and his family. The featured team member of the second installment of the Paper Transport, Inc. Employee Spotlight Series is John McLaughlin. Thank you John for sharing information about yourself and also for everything that you do for our company! Name? John McLaughlin Position at PTI?  National Account Executive Primary location you work out of? Olney, IL How long have you been with PTI? I've been with PTI for 3 years and 3 months. What did you do before working at PTI? I worked for a transportation broker. [...]

PTI Employee Spotlight: John McLaughlin2019-11-14T17:52:24-06:00

14 Useful Trucking Tools, Equipment & Gear


Some Helpful Gear to Keep in Your Truck An example of the gear to keep in your truck. As a Class A CDL truck driver, you need to be prepared for any situation - you never know what’s going to happen on the road! 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 the middle of winter? You’ll need salt to throw down and get going again. When you’re trucking, there’s basically no way to predict what’s to come. To get you started, [...]

14 Useful Trucking Tools, Equipment & Gear2019-12-23T17:12:55-06:00

Paper Transport, Inc. Employee Spotlight – Kelly Hansen


Introducing the PTI Employee Spotlight Blog Series PTI Safety Coordinator Kelly Hansen with her family. Welcome to our new blog series: The Paper Transport, Inc. Employee Spotlight! In this series, we’ll be focusing on an employee who supports our truck driving fleet that has now grown to over 900 Class A CDL Truck Drivers! In this week’s post, Kelly Hansen is featured. Thank you Kelly for sharing information about you and for everything you do at PTI to keep our drivers safe. Name? Kelly Hansen Position at PTI? Safety Coordinator Primary location you work out of? De Pere, WI How long [...]

Paper Transport, Inc. Employee Spotlight – Kelly Hansen2019-11-14T18:45:57-06:00

How to Make Your Truck a Home Away from Home


Some Ideas on How to Make Your Truck Comfy & Cozy Shown here is the interior of a new PTI Freightliner Cascadia. It’s a blank slate for creativity! The possibilities are endless when it comes to making this space a home away from home! 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 OTR driver, an out-and-back driver, or even a home daily driver looking for [...]

How to Make Your Truck a Home Away from Home2019-11-14T18:46:11-06:00

The Benefits of Traveling the Road with a Pet


Traveling with a Pet is a Plus for Class A CDL Drivers PTI dedicated company driver Bonnie Evans and her pooch Ruby. Life can get pretty lonely on the open road for Class A CDL Truck Drivers. They’re by themselves, away from home, not close to family, and are typically visiting places that can be completely unfamiliar to them. To combat the loneliness, more and more truckers are inviting pets to go along with them for the ride. “I love having my dog with me in the truck! She is always glad to see me, she is great company, and good [...]

The Benefits of Traveling the Road with a Pet2019-11-14T18:46:22-06:00

9 Tips for New Professional Class A CDL Truck Drivers


Some Advice from PTI to Help Drivers in Their New Career A group photo taken after orientation of Class A CDL Truck Drivers new to the PTI team! 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, Inc. fleet, here are 9 tips for new drivers: 1. Ask Questions – When you’re starting out, it’s important to ask questions if you don’t understand something or are unsure about [...]

9 Tips for New Professional Class A CDL Truck Drivers2019-11-14T18:14:02-06:00

How to Spot a Good Trucking Company


Some Hints About How to Find a Good Trucking Company As a professional Class A CDL truck driver, you have no shortage of options. With more than 500,000 trucking companies in the U.S., it can be overwhelming to figure which company is right for you. There are small, family owned businesses to large, publicly traded companies and all different sized operations in between. To help you navigate through it all, here are some hints on how to spot a good trucking company. A brand new line of Kenworth trucks parked at PTI headquarters in De Pere, WI. Hint 1:  Quality EquipmentOne [...]

How to Spot a Good Trucking Company2019-11-14T18:16:06-06:00

Things to Consider Before Becoming an Owner Operator – Ready for a Life Change?


Paper Transport, Inc. Owner Operators Jay Brockway, Jeremiah Carson, Bud Weber, and Jesse Singh. Life is Different as an Owner Operator In this Paper Transport, Inc. blog series about things to consider when becoming a Class A CDL owner operator, we covered a variety of topics from financing to research and taking stock of your skill set. They’re all important factors in deciding whether or not you want to be an owner op. However, the biggest question that you’ll need to ask yourself overall is: Are you ready for a life change? Each current and former owner operator we talked to [...]

Things to Consider Before Becoming an Owner Operator – Ready for a Life Change?2019-11-14T18:22:50-06:00
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