I was excited to attend the first-ever 3PL Technovations hosted by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA). The two-day event was held November 6-7 in Tucson, Arizona, at the Marriott Starr Pass Resort. Great venue.   Technology and the 4th Industrial Revolution.   And Tuesday morning’s opening speaker, Kurt...

Another bearded week has come and gone for the brave men of A.M. Transport. Miss any of the previous 3 videos? Go ahead and catch up! Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 This week’s questions were the following: Would you rather be able to grow a wicked awesome beard, or...

Gratitude is wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.~Rumi   If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.~Meister Eckhart   Thanksgiving--with thanks built right into the word-- is a great time for a gratitude check. Did you know that...

Another bearded week has come and gone for the brave men of A.M. Transport. Miss the previous 2 videos? Go ahead and catch up! Episode 1 Episode 2 This week’s questions were the following: What is your favorite quote about beards? Who is your favorite movie star with...

A recent article in Supply Chain Dive got us thinking about veterans in the transportation industry. Barry Hochfelder writes about the service people in World War II:   The men and women who — without computer aid — arranged for 6,939 ships, 11,590 aircraft, 156,000 troops,...

What the heck is GiveThanksing? Each year, the logistics crews at AM Transport Services and Squirrel Works coordinate with the Richland County School Middle School's Fifth Block program to provide a pre-Thanksgiving Meal to the kids enrolled in the after school program. We call it GiveThanksing. GiveThanksing is...

The much anticipated first week of no shave November has come and gone. We started the competition with 13 brave men and we are glad to report we will be having 13 brave men heading into week 2 of the beard contest. Did you miss week 1?...

Transportation Terms You Need to Know Whether you’re new to the transportation industry or an old hand, the terminology we use can be complicated and overwhelming. We get it! If transportation isn’t your full-time job, you’re bound to need a primer on logistics lingo. After all,...

Prepare Your Freight for Shipping If you’re new to the world of shipping, you’re probably confused about the process! Weight, dimensions, pallets, shrink-wrap and inventories. Where do you start? At AM Transport Services, we’ve been in the transportation industry for 30 years. During that time, we’ve helped...