Here at AMT, we're still working from home, but we were able to catch up with Rob McClain for this week's Meet the Team. Rob's been with AMT since 2002 (that's a long time), and part of the McKinney clan for a while longer. He...

How will COVID-19 change logistics operations?   The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt logistics operations for a variety of reasons including old technology, employee absenteeism, a lack of resiliency and redundancy in the supply chain, lockdowns, and insufficient visibility into both the supply chain, as well as,...

Are your logistics providers plagued by absenteeism or laying people off due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its continued impact?   We get it. COVID-19 is affecting logistics operations across the country. It’s wreaking havoc on our communities and our economy. People are scared of getting sick...

Consider Outsourced Logistics It’s officially mid-April. Easter’s done as are the daffodils. Mushroom hunting season is moving north and most of us are still living under stay-at home orders. Our country has changed a lot in the past 30 days, hasn’t it. But as much as...

  Truck Drivers are Frontline Workers We spend a lot of time talking about frontline healthcare workers, as we should; after all, they’re risking their lives to care for the sick during this pandemic. But we don’t spend a lot of time talking about truck drivers. And...

How are you doing?    Stop reading for a minute and think about the question because we really do want to know how you are doing.  In fact, we hope you’ll drop us a line, comment below, check in on our Facebook page, or even give us a...

During the stay-at-home order in Illinois, the team at AMT is working from home. We were lucky to be 100% ready to move our operations out of the office, and the team hasn't missed a beat. We have best technology, and our team can't be...

Managed freight is a service in which a shipper or manufacturer works with a logistics team that manages the full spectrum of a company's day-to-day shipping needs in order to streamline the supply chain. Logistics managers help customers save time and reduce costs.   Many manufacturers and...

COVID-19 and Outsourced Logistics The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has manufacturers, distributors, and carriers wondering and worrying about what is coming next. Shutdowns, cancellations, and layoffs have folks scared and scrambling. We know you're worried about your families, your products, your supply chain, and the well-being of...

Here at AM Transport Services, we’ve been technology-forward since our inception. That means we’ve invested time and money in finding and using technology that makes us better for the manufacturers and the carriers we work with. We started using a Transportation Management System (TMS) long...