3341 Hwy 49 S, Florence, Mississippi 39073

(601) 845-0500

A Mississippi Trucking Company

the ats team

Steve and Carol Cichirillo

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OWNERS

steve@american-trans.net

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

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INTERN

stevenc@american-trans.net

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

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OPERATIONS

shane@american-trans.net

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

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OFFICE MANAGER 

regina@american-trans.net

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.

Becky Mahaffey

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HUMAN RESOURCES/ SAFETY & MAINTENANCE

becky@american-trans.net

With ATS since 2015


Becky's family has been involved in the trucking industry for over 50 years. Her and her husband Don, have 5 beautiful daughters and 6 grandchildren.

Kaylee Warren

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WEB-PAGE AND SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

kaylee@american-trans.net

With ATS since 2018


Kaylee is the granddaughter of Steve and Carol Cichirillo. She is a recent graduate from Richland High School, and will be attending college in the fall.

Company Drivers

John Culver

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UNIT 120

With ATS since 2019

John is a Veteran that served active duty in the Army from 1992 to 1995.  He served inactive duty with the Alabama National Guard as well. Thank you for your service John.

Richard Collins

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UNIT 130

With ATS since 2017

 Richard and his wife, Juanita, have 4 children, 7 grandchildren, and great grandchildren too! They like spending their time with their growing family and are known for their love of dogs. Richard has a riding partner - his schnauzer named "Pot-Pot." 

Howard Brock

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UNIT 140

With ATS since 2018

In his spare time, Howard enjoys riding around on his bike with his girlfriend Kimberly.



John Laird

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UNIT 170

With ATS since 2017


Michael Kuriger

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UNIT 180

With ATS since 2019

Michael Kuriger and his wife Holly live Alabama and are die hard Roll Tide fans.  Together, they have 3 children as well as grandchildren. One thing we know about Michael, he loves a good BBQ, and good times with good friends. 

Ken Carman

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UNIT 190

With ATS since 2017


Ken Carman is a father of 3. Learning to drive a big rig was something he learned from his grandfather who drove from his teenage years to the age of 75.

Owner Operators

Dwayne Johnson

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UNIT 110

With ATS since 2013


Dwayne has been married to his wife Debbie for 15 years.  They have  5 children together and 18 grandchildren.  When he's not out on the road he enjoys fishing, and taking his Harley out on road trips.

Doug Bowie

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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.

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  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

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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

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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

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UNIT 240

With ATS since 2016


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

Bobby Seals

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  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. 

Joe Sharbino

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  UNIT 266

With ATS since 2018


Joe is a a lover of the outdoors. He's always fishing, hunting, or at the dirt track!