ACT News

October 22, 2015

New ACT Total Rewards Program

A top priority for ACT is to improve how we recognize and reward Company Drivers and Independent Contractors for the awesome things they’re doing every […]

October 5, 2015

Regular Doctor or Emergency Room?

  Here at ACT, we have many specialized positions that are tailored to meet the needs of drivers, customers, and other stakeholders.  Unlike other carriers […]

September 29, 2015

I Got the Trucker Blues… Lord, What Can I Do?

Born under a bad sign I been down since I begin to crawl If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at […]

September 23, 2015

Pinching Pennies

In trucking, we think a lot about pennies. We charge our customers in cents per mile, and our drivers are paid in cents per mile. […]

September 1, 2015

Do You Have Any Control Over Your Miles?

When I speak with new drivers in orientation I always ask the question, “Do you have any control over your miles?”  I ask this because […]

August 25, 2015


In 1972, Tom Kretsinger Sr., bought a little company named, E.K. Motor Service out of Joliet, Illinois.  It was named after a client, Ed Kramer, […]

August 12, 2015

ACT Increasing Pay for Company Drivers & Owner Operators

American Central Transport is excited to announce we are increasing pay for both company drivers and owner operators! Effective August 24, 2015, OTR company drivers will receive […]

August 12, 2015

Ready for the Electronic Log Mandate

This fall the FMCSA will publish a final rule mandating electronic logs throughout the trucking industry.  I don’t like all regulations FMCSA adopts but I […]

August 4, 2015

Safety and Technology

As you know last year we tested event recorders.  Starting in January we announced that we were deploying them fleet wide by year end 2015.  […]

July 29, 2015

Hair Testing…Why?

A couple months ago an ACT driver called the Tennessee Highway Patrol.  He complained that people had been on his catwalk talking all day.  The […]

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