Armstrong Transport Group Blog

ATG Fuel For Thought

The latest on transportation, logistics, technology and industry trends.

Scott Watanabe

Joining Armstrong in 2014, Scott serves as Director of Training and Agent Development for Armstrong Transport Group. Also known as "The Freight Sensei," Scott oversees new hire training, agent mentoring, and continuing education through professional development. He is skilled in negotiation, operations management, and customer and carrier sales. Scott is a retired US Army Reserve Veteran with two combat tours and over 21 years of service.

Blog Feature

Insider | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Best Practices | Freight Broker

By: Scott Watanabe
August 30th, 2022

Building a customer base from scratch and making cold calls to generate new business can be daunting if you're just starting in transportation logistics. It doesn't have to be! ...

Blog Feature

Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Shippers | Employee Retention | Recruiting | Freight Broker | Logistics Careers

By: Scott Watanabe
March 10th, 2022

Interested in a career as a transportation manager or freight broker and want to learn the basics? We've gathered a list of terms transportation professionals frequently run into ...

Blog Feature

Insider | Carrier Relations | Agency Ownership | ATG News | Business Advice | Technology | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Management | Freight Broker

By: Scott Watanabe
November 18th, 2021

Since our founding in 2006, Armstrong has consistently rolled out new technology and resources that make agents’ lives easier while maximizing productivity. We make it our mission ...

Blog Feature

Carrier Relations | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Technology | Logistics | Cargo Claims | Transportation | Best Practices | Safety | Freight Management | Freight Broker

By: Scott Watanabe
October 7th, 2021

As port congestion and other challenges continue to strain the supply chain, it's more important than ever to provide real-time track and trace capabilities. For customers, it's ...

Blog Feature

Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Best Practices | Agent Program | Freight Management

By: Scott Watanabe
November 13th, 2020

You’ve done your homework and have partnered with a reputable freight brokerage that is committed to helping you succeed. Depending on your training and dedication to the job, ...