Caroline County Economic Development

Choptank Transport recognized for excellence in recruiting by Workforce magazine

Preston, MD. Choptank Transport is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a prestigious winner in the Recruiting category of the 2018 Optimas Awards by Workforce magazine, a Human Capital Media publication. The awards program, celebrating its 28th year, recognizes companies achieving successful measurable business outcomes through visionary and impactful human resources initiatives.

Pam Hutchinson, Choptank’s vice president of human resources, explained, “The talent market is vastly different than it was just a few years ago. If you want to attract top talent you must provide the best candidate experience possible and communicate proactively with prospective employees. Our team has changed their whole perspective on talent acquisition and it shows in the improved quality and volume of candidates we have been able to bring on board. People drive this business and receiving this award reflects the hard work of our entire HR and talent acquisition team. It’s a huge honor.”

Optimas Award winners were initially announced on and Choptank Transport will be profiled in the November/December issue of Workforce magazine. For more information on the program and past winners, please visit

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