Jakob Boulb is the youngest full-time member of the AM Transport team. He's been with us for about a 1 1/2 years. Jakob is pretty quiet, but he has a dry sense of humor and he's a whiz with the camera!     Favorites Music: Quinn XCII Show: Always Sunny...

The Candy Bar Scenario I know a guy. We’ll call him Merle. Merle is in his 50s, and he’s been working the same job for most of his adult life. He’s pretty comfortable. Nice house, nice family, a new car every couple of years. And Merle’s...

COVID-19 Sheds Light on Big Freight Broker Struggles Recent reports about a large brokerage and its refusal (in spite of an uptick in COVID-19 cases) to allow employees to work remotely, have us shaking our heads. It’s a no-brainer, really. Here at AM Transport Services, we’ve had...

Tight Capacity The summer freight market has continued to heat up with July hotter than June.  According to Seth Holm, in a recent article on FreightWaves, “there are no signs of any sort of typical seasonality this year” and the Outbound Tender Volume Index “has crossed...

AM Transport has been helping manufacturers and distributors with their logistics needs for 30 years. And Michael McKinney, the CEO, has been with AMT for 25 of those years. He explains how he got into the family business, "I was working for a big tire...

You need options: LTL or Truckload (TL)   So you have this freight, but how do you ship it? Here at AM Transport Services, we offer great options for both Truckload (TL) and Less-than-Truckload (LTL). Truckload shipments typically take up the entire space or weight limit of...

Logistics as a Service: Outsourced Logistics Managed freight and outsourced logistics, also known as Logistics as a Service, are big topics in the transportation industry. Access to advanced transportation technology including transportation management systems that provide security, flexibility, and accessibility is only one reason forward-thinking manufacturers...

Operation Safe Driver   The CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver program was put into effect in 2007. Sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), the weeklong event will occur July 12-July 18. During this time, law enforcement...

We sure hope you're enjoying the Meet the Team series. It's been a lot of fun hearing from the team members about their likes, dislikes, and favorites. This week we're featuring David Abell, Managing Director at Squirrel Works and Chief Marketing Officer for AM Transport. He's...

Outsourced Logistics--We're Just Better Here at AM Transport, we live by the motto: BETTER not bigger. We know that in the logistics arena, having a smaller, more agile team translates into big benefits for you when you outsource your logistics to us.   We start with relationships. We focus on getting...