Paper Transport Announces Ben Schill as CEO

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Paper Transport, a leading Wisconsin-based for-hire truckload carrier and provider of brokerage services, today announced Ben Schill has been named as chief executive officer. Schill will succeed Jeff Shefchik, who has served the company as president for 15 years and will continue to serve on Paper Transport's board of directors and transition into an advisory role.

Schill has served as Paper Transport's vice president since 2016 and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, having held several leadership roles in operations, maintenance, safety, and technology.

"Each president at Paper Transport has had a unique skill set that made them the right person at the right time to successfully grow and improve the company," stated Shefchik. "With our next phase of sophistication and growth, Ben has the confidence and the right skill set to lead us into the future as our chief executive officer."

"I am enthusiastic and passionate about this opportunity," stated Schill. "Paper Transport has a great culture, and our mission to build a great place to work is our foundation to enhance and move the company forward. We are going to continue to win regardless of everything that is occurring in the economy and in our industry. There is opportunity all around us. I am proud of our people and their ability to drive significant growth." 

As vice president of Paper Transport, Schill has headed human resources, information technology, safety, recruiting, and marketing teams. Under his leadership, the company grew its driver capacity to more than 900 drivers, improved driver retention, and established a new driver training program. Schill also challenged teams to improve safety results by implementing predictive analytics technology, selective hiring practices, and technology innovations including predictive arrivals and driver scorecards.

Schill received a B.A. Degree in business and economics from St. Norbert College and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. 

About Paper Transport 

Headquartered in De Pere, Wisconsin, Paper Transport provides asset and non-asset multi-modal freight hauling and shipping solutions throughout the United States. The company's mission is to build a great place to work where outstanding people deliver. Through its people-oriented culture and growth, Paper Transport continues to achieve this mission as an employer and carrier of choice.

Paper Transport Contact:

Cate Whitman
Marketing & Communications Manager

Source: Paper Transport