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Paper Transport Orientation for Experienced Drivers

What does Paper Transport, Inc.'s Driver Orientation Look Like? Steve Wolf, a 22-year Driver Veteran and Paper Transport, Inc. Orientation Manager, takes us through Paper Transport, Inc.'s Driver Orientations for experienced drivers in the Behind the Scenes video below: Learn More About The Orientation Process For Experienced Drivers In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI) was able to quickly [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Thank a Trucker This Thanksgiving

As we gather around the table this year with family and friends, take a few extra minutes to recognize the drivers that made it all possible. Each year truck drivers work tirelessly around the clock to deliver the goods that make up your Thanksgiving meal. American's consume on average 51 million turkeys, 80 million lbs. of cranberries, 1.5 billion lbs. of pumpkins, 2.4 billion lbs. of sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Paper Transport, Inc. Launches Accelerate CDL A Training Program

Accelerate Your CDL A Driving Career with our newest training program Sean Bordeaux instructs the candidate on backing up at the new PTI Training Course while Driver Trainer Jeff Clark and Driver Orientation Manager Steve Wolf look on. Paper Transport, Inc.’s new Accelerate program is designed for individuals who have recently attained or are in the process of achieving their Class A Commercial Driver's License from a [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Winter Truck Driving Tips

As winter approaches don't let the changing seasons catch you off guard. Winter weather conditions can sneak up on even the most experienced driver. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FWA), an average of 5,748,000 motor vehicle accidents happen each year, around 22 percent are weather-related. Poor visibility and reduced traction from rain, snow, haze, and sleet can make driving a challenge. Make safe decisions this year by following [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Thank You to Our Veterans

Thank You to All Who Have Served! To commemorate Veterans Day in honor of those who have served in the military, we'd like to recognize Paper Transport, Inc.'s veterans, who make up 19% of the dry-van company's driver workforce. In the last two years alone, PTI has hired over 200 Veterans. I have always been proud of the fact that our industry has such a high concentration of veterans [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Paper Transport, Inc. Receives US EPA 2020 SmartWay Excellence Award

Paper Transport, Inc. is a proud recipient of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2020 SmartWay Excellence Award for our leadership in environmentally responsible shipping. We are honored to be recognized and will continue to work with our customers to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the planet. This award represents just one of the ways that PTI is working to reduce emissions. What is SmartWay? [...]

By |November 6th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

PTI Announces Pay Increase for Regional Drivers

Paper Transport, Inc. Announces 7% increase and pay guarantee for Regional Drivers We are excited to announce a pay increase for our Class A CDL Regional Truck Drivers! Effective November 8th, all experienced non-home daily, mileage-based PTI Regional drivers will receive on average a 7% pay increase and a minimum weekly pay guarantee. Positions include mileage-based Dedicated Regional, Non-Dedicated Regional, Over-the-Road, and Intermodal divisions. PTI's minimum pay guarantee [...]

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

What to Look for in a Post-Graduate CDL Finishing Program

It can be difficult to see through the smokescreen of sign-on bonuses and more to find a good CDL Finishing Program for on-the-job training. Use this as a guide to help steer toward the best Finishing Program and carrier for you. Are you qualified for a post-graduate CDL finishing program? Candidates are eligible for Class A CDL Truck Driver Finishing programs after they have recently earned their Class A [...]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

What to Ask When Deciding on a CDL Truck Driving School

No doubt you may feel overwhelmed by the amount of information on your journey to become a professional Class A Truck Driver. Do not be discouraged. There is an abundance of resources available to help point you in the right direction. Questions to ask when deciding on a CDL truck driving school: 1. Will you earn your Commercial Driver's License at the end of the program? If you're only [...]

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

What to Look for in a CDL School

Commercial Driver's License Training Tips - Part I You've made the decision to join one of the most important professions in the world: To become a Professional Class A CDL Truck Driver. THANK YOU! Let's get you set up for success. Why You Should Go to Trucking School Technically, you could study and test for your Commercial Driver’s License without going to a school or a company-sponsored CDL Training [...]

By |October 8th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Hours of Service Changes: How will they affect you?

Starting September 29, 2020 the FMCSA announced that drivers will need to comply with the new Hours of Service regulations. Changes have been made to ensure drivers are better able to stay awake and be alert while on our nation's roadways. What is changing? Short-haul ExceptionExpands the short-haul exception to 150 air-miles and allows a 14-hour work shift to take place as part of the exception.Adverse Driving [...]

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Give the Gift of Health at our Upcoming Blood Drive

Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI) will be hosting our next blood drive October 9, 2020 at PTI’s Green Bay Headquarters. Your support and generosity helps to ensure blood needs are available when and where it’s needed most. PTI’s Green Bay blood drive donations have supported local hospitals in the Greater Green Bay area and helped patients as far as Advocate Illinois Medical Center University Hospitals and Clinics in the Chicago [...]

By |September 24th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Driver Appreciation Week 2020

This last week at Paper Transport, Inc. we celebrated and thanked the 3.5 million professional drivers who work tirelessly day and night to ensure that deliveries arrive safely, securely, and on time in order to keep our nation’s economy afloat. National Truck Driver Appreciation Week looked different than past years amid the coronavirus pandemic with virtual giveaways, contests, swag, and our 2nd annual Show Your Ride Event. At PTI, [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Operation Safe Driver Week July 12-18

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 [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Paper Transport Virtual Orientation

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 [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

10 Truck Driving Safety Tips

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, [...]

By |June 5th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Paper Transport Offers Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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 [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Revised Hours of Service Regulations

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 [...]

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Safety First at PTI: COVID-19 Pandemic and Response

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 [...]

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

PTI Pledges Half of April 2020 Profits

  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 [...]

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Newsroom|

Paper Transport Featured on Fuller Speed Ahead

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 [...]

By |December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Newsroom|Tags: , , , , |

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

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 [...]

Paper Transport, Inc. Expands Internship Program

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 [...]

By |April 18th, 2019|Categories: Newsroom|Tags: , , , , , |

PTI Summer BBQ Recruiting Bash in Albany, GA

Inviting All Class A CDL Truck Drivers in Albany, GA All Class A CDL Truck Drivers are invited to attend the upcoming Summer Recruiting BBQ Bash, which will be held at the PTI Office located at 1404 Brickline Court in Albany, GA. (Easy in and out parking) The BBQ Bash begins on Sunday, May 5th from 2 to 7 pm and finishes up on Monday, May 6th from 10 am [...]

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: Newsroom|Tags: , , |

Paper Transport, Inc. Earns Two Awards from The Procter & Gamble Company

Wisconsin-Based Trucking Company Earns Two Awards from The Procter & Gamble Company Wisconsin-based employer, and for-hire truckload carrier Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI), recently received two industry related awards from The Procter & Gamble Company during a recent vendor meeting at P&G’s headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. PTI Professional Truck Driver Daniel Campbell received PTI’s first award when he was recognized as a P&G Driver of the Year. Campbell (shown to the [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Newsroom|Tags: , , , , |
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