3341 Hwy 49 S, Florence, Mississippi 39073

(601) 845-0500

the ats team

Steve and Carol Cichirillo




Opened ATS in 2012

The Cichirillo's have been in and around the trucking industry for over 40 years.  They founded American Transport Services in 2012. They devote their free time and energy to their  grandchildren and working around their farm. 

Steven Cichirillo




With ATS since 2019

Steven has been married to his wife Alisha for 13 years.  They have 3 boys that keep them on their toes. Steven is fairly new to the trucking industry, but he is very excited to start learning  it all.

Shane Tucker




With ATS since 2016

Shane and his wife, Jan, have had a long lasting marriage of over 40 years. They enjoy their time with their daughter, Samantha, and their pups, Percy and Shadow.  

Regina Duran




With ATS since 2014

Regina and her husband Shaun, have two children who keep them very busy. When she isn't at work, you can bet she is on a ball field somewhere.

ats company drivers

Big John Smith - Unit # 107


Big John started with American Transport in October, 2019.  He has in and around trucking for over 20 years.

Amanda Fortner - Unit #108


Amanda re-joined the ATS family in December of 2019.  She loves spending time with her girls and riding horses in her spare time!

James Baker - Unit #120

James joined American Transport in August of 2019.

James joined American Transport in August of 2019 and we are so glad to have him with us.

Chris McBay - Unit #130


Chris re-joined the ATS team in July 2019.  Chris enjoys spending time with his family, riding his Harley and hunting in the winter months.

Unit #140


John Laird - Unit #170


John has been with American Transport Services since October of 2017.

Unit #180


ATS Owner Operators

Doug Bowie


UNIT 203

With ATS since 2012

Doug and his wife Karla appreciate a good rock concert, motorcycle ride, or drag race on the weekends to relax and spend time together. 

John Melton Sr.


  UNIT 208

With ATS since 2012

Since he was a young man, it's just been in his blood to be in a big truck. Mr. John and his son, Michael are a team traveling the roads together. When not on the road, Mr. John tends to his chickens and goats and any chores that need to be done around the house.

Michael Melton


UNIT 208

With ATS since 2018

Michael is the son of John Melton Sr. 

Together, they are a team traveling around doing what they love. When not on the road with his dad, Michael said that his hobbies always include "work".

Travis Highbaugh


UNIT 224

With ATS since 2017

Travis enjoys trucking, because it's in his blood. At home, if he isn't with his wife, he's in at the lake or in the woods. 

John Sheppard



UNIT 240

With ATS since 2016

"Big John" stays busy raising 4 children with his wife. He's always keeping an eye on the trucks running for Big John's Transportation. 

Bobby Seals


  UNIT 252

With ATS since 2017

Bobby followed into his fathers footsteps when he started driving at 18. He's always mud riding, riding horses, and fishing with his 6 children. 

Oscar Nicholas



  UNIT 268

With ATS since 2018

Oscar and his wife stay busy with their children.  He has ventured out and worked other jobs but always seems to come back to the trucking industry and we couldn't be prouder to have him as a part of our team!

Michael Kuriger


UNIT 278

With ATS since  2019

Michael re-joined the ATS team back in April of 2019.  He has recently bought his own truck and became an Owner Operator for American Transport Services.  We are excited to have Michael with us.  In his free time, he likes to grill out and spend time with friends and family.  ROLL TIDE!! 

Michael McNeece & Jimmy Krepps


UNIT 280

With ATS since  2020

Michael and Jimmy are life long friends and are team drivers.  American Transport Services welcomes them to the American Transport team!