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ACT’s Flat Tom Facebook Contest Is Back!

June 27, 2016

Are you an ACT driver and want to win freebies? Then you’re in luck! American Central Transport is excited to bring back Flat Tom this summer and give you the chance to win BIG. Kicking off June 27, the #ACTFlatTom Facebook contest is a fun and easy contest for drivers to participate in, no matter where they are on the road. Here’s how […]

Testing Event Recorders

August 11, 2014

Testing Event Recorders  As I write this, it is the first week in August and we are in the process of installing 30 Event Recorders by Lytx for a 90 day test which starts September 1.  I thank the drivers who took time to understand what this product does and agreed to participate in our […]

Appreciating Drivers

July 14, 2014

It was an early morning diner at a truck stop on the plains of western Kansas in a small town with a name only the locals knew. And a little man came in with the cold still fresh on his coat and sat down in the corner booth. The waitress came over with a smile and said “What will it be, […]

Good Decisions…Bad Decisions & Fuel

July 7, 2014

Good Decisions…Bad Decisions & Fuel An owner operator’s settlement statement does not show profit or loss.  It shows cash flow week to week.  Successful independent contractors not only manage their cash flow but also have an accounting service (such as ATBS) prepare monthly profit and loss statements to manage their profit/loss.  They keep their eye […]

Safety & Technology facing our industry

June 26, 2014

  Trucking has experienced many changes in the past few years and will continue to do so in the future. We are looking toward a host of various new regulations being proposed by the FMCSA in the next couple of years, including electronic logging devices, speed limiting, changes to safety scoring, drug and alcohol data […]