American Central Transport Increases Pay For Contractors With HAZMAT Endorsement

Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) announced that it will increase the pay for independent contractors who have their HAZMAT endorsement beginning in March, 2012. Contractors with HAZMAT will be paid $1.00 per loaded mile on every load they haul for ACT, including non-HAZMAT loads.

American Central Transport Launches New Website For Recruiting Drivers

Screenshot ACT's trucker recruiting site - www.haulact.com

(Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) has debuted a new website dedicated to helping truckers find job opportunities with the Missouri-based transportation firm. Touting the promise of "Total Driver Satisfaction", the new website boasts dramatic testimonial videos from actual ACT workers: a company driver, an owner operator, and a lease purchase operator, as well as a video message from Chief Operating Officer Tom Kretsinger, Jr.

American Central Transport Honors 2010 Safety Stars; Names Driver of the Year

(Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) has selected Edmund Bruce Gray as the 2010 Safety Star "Driver of the Year" and has also recognized 45 others who qualified as a Safety Star all four quarters of 2010. Eligibility was based on a driver averaging over 7 mpg, exceeding the average ACT miles, and having an annual scorecard rating of 'A'.

Honorable Mentions for Driver of the Year Award went to Doug Beyer, Greg Dater, William Skinner and Merton Todd. Runners up for Safety Star Driver of the Year were Steve Crawford, Lloyd Dixon and Phillip Taylor.

American Central Transport To Raise Pay For Owner Operators

(Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) announced that it is raising pay for owner operators. Effective March 1st, owner operators will receive $.98 per mile for loaded miles and $.90 per mile for authorized empty miles.

American Central Transport To Raise Pay For Company Drivers

(Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) announced that it is raising pay for company drivers as part of a new Pay For Performance pay model. Under this new plan, which becomes effective March 1st, company drivers will receive up to $.45 per mile.

American Central Transport Driver Recognized For Helping Stranded Motorist

(Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) has just honored owner operator Mike Kahre for coming to the aid of a fellow motorist while on duty.

American Central Transport Commemorates Rentschler Retirement

(Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) recently honored David Rentschler on his retirement from the company after more than 14 years of active service as an ACT over-the-road driver. Rentschler was summoned to the ACT headquarters under the guise of needing to pick up a load and was instead surprised to be recognized for his retirement and presented with a trucking pocket watch. "The only thing I regret," said Rentschler, "is that I didn't spend more of my career with ACT."