National Truck Driver Appreciation Week has a new meaning this year. Truck drivers have shown unparalleled bravery, perseverance, and dedication to our country, and not only has our industry remained grateful for their hard work, but the American people have taken notice and are thanking...

Outsourced Logistics Here at AMT, we have lots of great customers we’ve been working with for a long time. That’s how it is when you’ve been in the business for 30 years.  But what we really like to do is to figure out problems and create solutions...

Hello September! And hello to the newest member of the AM Transport family, Hannah Thomas.  Hannah's been with AMT for about a month. Welcome Hannah!   Favorites Color:  BLACK Performers:  Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chris Stapleton, AC/DC, Halsey, Tyler Childers TV Shows:  New Girl, The Office, Shameless Sports Team:  I am a...

Roadcheck = Less Capacity   Be prepared for a tightening of capacity during the week  beginning September, as this year’s International Roadcheck is scheduled for September 9-11. The three day blitz will most definitely result in a decrease in capacity with inspectors focusing on “the driver requirements...

“I don’t work with freight brokers.”   Joe’s been in the manufacturing business for years now, and when a freight broker (or 3PL) makes a sales call, Joe usually snorts derisively. “I don’t work with freight brokers,” he says. “I work with asset-based providers.” The problem for...

Coming to the end of summer, we're also nearing the end of the Meet the Team series. So far, you've met the folks who have been here for a while. But you haven't met Zac. He's only been here a couple of months, but hit...

Summer seems to be winding down a bit although it remains hotter than ever in southern Illinois. It’s hard to believe that before we know it red and yellow and purple leaves will be falling from the trees; the hoodies will come out of the...

We’ve heard it many times:    We don’t work with freight brokers.  Freight brokers are middlemen. We prefer providers with assets. Freight brokers like you are too expensive.   Sometimes the person uttering these well-worn phrases means it. They believe that they do not need or want to work with freight brokers....