Choptank Transport was awarded “Best Broker of the Year-2011” by the National Association of Small Trucking Companies.

The Preston, Md.-based company received the award for the programs they established to benefit carriers, such as direct deposits, quick pay options, 24/7 access to their Carriernet load board, and COMDATA advances for fuel, according to a news release.

The trucking association recognized Choptank Transport at an annual conference Nov. 11 in Nashville, Tenn.

The association represents more than 2,700 trucking companies in the U.S. and Canada and selects a “Best Broker of the Year” recipient once a year. This year’s conference theme was “It’s All About the Driver.”

Choptank Transport is a full-service logistics provider that specializes in truckload, refrigerated, and frozen vans and flatbed freight, according to a news release.