Quality is embedded in our culture

Our way is to do things right the first time. That means shipments that arrive on time, every time. And experienced drivers who take pride in a job well done. It’s the way we’ve done business for the last 90 years and why we’re known as one of the safest carriers in the industry with such a strong on-time record.

IN 1926

We started out as a small flatbed trucking company called E. K. Motor Service, operating in Joliet, Illinois. In 1972, Tom B. Kretsinger, Sr. purchased the company and changed our name to American Central Transport, or ACT. By 1994 we converted our operation to 100% dry van truckload service.


We’re still a family-run company and it shows. Our friendly, business-casual environment makes it easy to do business with us. And our unrelenting insistence on service and safety gives you a peace of mind rarely found in today’s world.

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