3PLs and Outsourced Logistics Third-party logistics (3PL) providers offer a variety of logistics services, and today we’ll take a look at managed freight services or outsourced logistics. Efficient and cost-efficient supply chain practices provide a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace, so many manufacturers are beginning to...

If you're like many small to midsize manufacturers or distributors, you're wary of outsourcing your logistics services. It makes sense. After all, it's the way you've always done things, and it works. Even though lately, you've been noticing that things aren't working quite as well...

If you're like most manufacturers and distributors in the midwest, you're exhausted by reacting to transportation issues, frustrated with a lack of visibility and communication, and worried that new regulations might be leaving you open to liabilities and excessive costs. After all, the logistics industry...

We've been having a lot of fun introducing you to our great team. We are proud of our dedicated team members--career logistics professionals who strive every day to provide value to our customers and our carriers. This week we talked to Joe Eagleson.   Joe, if you...

Here at AM Transport, we’ve been in the logistics business for 30 years, so it’s probably no surprise that we believe in outsourced logistics services. The industry is evolving all the time, and technology advancements are changing the way cargo is shipped. It’s never been...

Are you tired of inconsistent and unreliable service from carriers and logistics partners or embarrassed by your current supply chain practices? Are you losing customer respect because of dropped loads and service failures or frustrated with a general lack of visibility in your supply chain?...

AM Transport Services is proud to be a leading provider of Logistics as a Services for manufacturers and distributors in the midwest. When you partner with us, you receive a customized combination of advanced supply chain technology, consistent truck capacity, and stellar customer service. We...

Digital Freight Brokerage If you’re in logistics, you’ve heard of or had experience with digital freight brokers. They have cool apps and operate a little like travel giant, Expedia. They're convenient and they often offer low low prices. The truth is that in many cases, they’ve...

We’re barreling towards the end of January, and it's hard to believe that the first month of 2020 is nearly gone. Seems like a good time to stop and take in a little wisdom. And the week we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther...

Predictability vs. Low rates It’s a shippers’ market, right. And in logistics, we know what that means. When spot market rates are lower than contract rates, as they are now, shippers tend to make a beeline for those low rates. It’s understandable. Like everyone else, you...