I'm pretty sure we have the best interns around. They come on board ready to try new things and to tackle new projects. From calling carriers to learn more about their needs and making preliminary sales calls to booking loads, these smart young people are...

It’s Women’s History Month, and what better time to get to know Abby Kuhlig and Hillary Steber a little better. Hillary has been part of the AMT team since 2015. When she started here, she was a logistics support coordinator and trained on the customer,...

Women's History Month It’s Women’s History Month and a great time to remember some of the great women who have contributed to the transportation industry. Every year, during the month of March, you can Google “women and transportation” and find numerous stories of courageous women who...

AM Transport Services is committed to being part of and serving the larger community where we are located. To this end, we volunteer, support the CEO program at the high school, spend time with kids involved in the 5th block program at the middle school,...

Black History Month   February is Black History Month. Here at AM Transport, we recognize that American history should and must encompass black history--not just one month a year, but during all months. For too long, African Americans have felt much like James Baldwin who said in...

We've had some crazy weather the past couple of weeks, but as we all know, the transportation of freight never stops. And the talented men and women who make sure your freight is delivered without hassles and on-time are hard at work, even when the...

In his newsletter last week, Michael McKinney announced he has stepped down as president and CEO of AM Transport Services, and David Abell is assuming the role. “Change is important and healthy,” McKinney wrote, “you can’t grow without it.”    *****   David Abell has been with AM Transport since...

If you don't know there's a problem, you can't fix it. Here at AM Transport, Sally gets the chance to talk to a lot of great people. Take, Margie, for instance.  Margie is the logistics manager for a small manufacturer in the midwest. Sally really enjoyed...

This article was originally published in The Illinois Manufacturer (first quarter).   Continuous Improvement in Logistics   The logistics process has evolved over the past 30 years. As a broker working in the industry for the length of that time, we’ve had a bird’s eye view as to what works...