For the fifth consecutive year, AGT Global is a finalist for the Women In Trucking’s Top Companies for Women to Work in Transportation.
The Women In Trucking Association created this award to acknowledge businesses pursuing the following – “What makes a company desirable for women to work? Many say it comes from such primary reasons as a corporate culture that’s supportive of gender diversity, flexibility in hours and work requirements to accommodate family and life balance, competitive compensation and benefits, training and continued professional development, and career advancement opportunities.”
We feel AGT Global provides these opportunities and as a four-time winner asks for your support to achieve number five!
Voting runs through July 3, 2022.
Vote for up to ten deserving companies – here.
If the link isn’t working scroll to the bottom of the information page – https://www.womenintrucking.org/top-companies-for-women-to-work-for-in-transportation
Thank you for your continued support.
Angela ranks 39 in the top 100 inspirational and influential women by Supply Chain Digital.
According to the publisher, Sean Ashcroft, “Supply Chain Digital’s Top 100 Women … are the most innovative, inspirational and strategically smart supply chain women on the planet.” He continues, “This list encompasses a mix of sectors from aviation, logistics, and supply chain, to tech, IT, manufacturing and F&B … These women are part of making the system work.”
She shares this year’s honors with global leaders such as:
Angela would like to thank her many supporters and staff for being a part of these honors.
“Being recognized by so many different organizations this year is such an honor. I couldn’t do any of this without the great staff at AGT Global. They truly make it happen. Thank you everyone at AGT. You keep my world turning.” ~ Angela
Just announced, Angela Eliacostas is recognized as an Enterprising Woman Magazine’s World’s Top Woman Entrepreneur.
The award is widely recognized as the most prestigious global award recognition for accomplished women entrepreneurs. Winning the award signifies that Angela stands out for building a financially solid and growing business, is a leader in her community, and that she mentors and gives back to support and inspire the next generation of women entrepreneurs.
Angela will receive her recognition at the 20th Annual Enterprising Woman of the Year Awards Celebration this October in Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA.
Angela is honored to be in the class of 22 #enterprisingwomen #ewawards2022.
Organizations supporting this award include WPO, WIPP, WBENC, NAWBO, WBC, IEEW, the Global Initiative for Women’s Entrepreneurship Research, WBDC, Quantum Leaps, Springboard Enterprises, NAWRB, SBEC/WE, Women’s Leadership Exchange, TIAW, AWIB, eWIN and the AWBC.
We are so proud of our leader. Thanks to Angela We Keep Your World Turning.
Dec. 15 FedEx Ground (to Business)/FedEx Home Delivery (to residences) – No designated delivery time. 1-5 business days. Transit times are determined by shipping distance.
The slowest/often most cost-effective option – Deadline passed (12/9). Through 12/22 now has additional ground services.
Dec. 15 FedEx Express Saver – cost-effective 3-day shipping (Mon-Fri) by 4:30 p.m. to businesses; by 8 p.m. to residences
Dec. 22 FedEx 2Day – Delivery on the second business day (by 4:30 p.m. to businesses; by 8 p.m. to residences).
Dec. 22 FedEx 2Day A.M. – Morning delivery time by second delivery day (by 10:30 a.m. to businesses; by noon to residences).
Dec. 23 Overnight Service
Dec. 24 Same Day
Pickup for Air and International Air services only if prearranged by Dec. 21. No Ground Service pickup.
UPS delivery for all services available.
Check website Flat Rate Shipping – Starting at $8.80 (small) to $22.85 (extra-large); Delivery options include: Within 5 days, within 3 business days, Second-day delivery, and Next-day delivery.
Check website Ground Shipping (domestic) – Fast (1-5 business days); Faster (second or third business day); Fastest (next day).
Check website Freight Shipping (we know a better business for that).
Check website International Shipping
Dec. 22 Second-day air service
Dec. 23 Next-day air services
Dec. 25 – No pickup service, UPS Holiday
USPS – Alaska and Hawaii have different deadlines
Dec. 15 USPS Retail Ground® Service – Shipping in 2-8 business days. Starts at $7.95.
Dec. 17 First-Class Mail® Service – Mail in 1-5 business days; Small packages in 1-3 business days. Prices start at $4.30.
Dec. 18 Priority Mail® Service – Mail in 1-3 business days and flat-rate pricing. Prices start at $7.95.
Dec. 23Priority Mail Express® Service2 – Next-day to two-day guarantee and flat-rate pricing starting at $26.60.
*None of the services mentioned have compensated AGT Global for mention in our blog.
This past year has provided us with many challenges. Today we give thanks for what we have and what we’ve accomplished.
Here is our Thanksgiving day itinerary. We hope you enjoy your day with family and friends. Please save some of the best bits for those at work or on the road keeping our world turning.
Thanksgiving Morning –
Remove oven rack, preheat oven 325 degrees F.
Begin cooking the Turkey.
Brush dinner rolls with egg wash – increase oven to 350 degrees F. Bake rolls and stuffing.
1 hour before dinner –
Increase oven temp to 350 degrees F.
Replace oven rack.
Bake mashed potatoes, stuffing, and yam casserole – cover with plastic wrap** and rest bowl over a pan of simmering water to keep warm.
30 minutes before dinner –
Transfer gravy, rolls, and green beans into serving bowls.
Carve the turkey and arrange meat on a warmed platter.
** Eco-friendly alternatives to plastic wrap – https://www.homestratosphere.com/alternatives-to-plastic-wrap/
Wednesday Thanksgiving Activities
Set the table. Brine the Turkey. Chop the Veggies. Cook. Bake. Enjoy the start of the Celebration!
Need to drive right after turkey dinner? Rumor has it Mango will counter the turkey tryptophan so you won’t feel the Thanksgiving dinner drag.
Night Before – Wednesday night
Prepare Easy Turkey Gravy (just in case you need extra tomorrow); store jar/container in the fridge.
Everything is planned, bought, cleaned, and ready for prepping and cooking.
Today you there are multiple dishes and desserts that can be started and some things like cranberry sauce can be completed.
Here is our 2 days before list with a few AGT team member-recommended recipes:
It’s the Monday before Thanksgiving – you’ve done the deep clean, invited the guests, planned the portions and now it’s time to make sure you have the food you’ll need. Feel free to download the Thanksgiving food basics list from familyeducation.com.
For all of our environmentally conscious friends if you want alternatives to plastic wrap here are 14 alternatives to plastic wrap. They include –
There are many opinions on how to best thaw your turkey. The general rule of thumb is 24 hours for every 5 lbs.
Most birds this year are smaller than in years past. But, if your bird is 16 lbs or more – you should start on Monday or before.
Here is a chart to make it easier –
21+ lbs – Start on Friday or Saturday
16 – 20 lbs – You can start as early as Friday but do not wait until Tuesday. Saturday is the optimum day.
15-19 lbs – You can start on Saturday. Sunday is a good target day.
10-14 lbs – You can start on Monday. Tuesday morning will work too.
Birds under 10 lbs should still have time to thaw. As long as you start before Wednesday morning, you should be fine.
There are thawing methods shown in the chart. Thawing in the refrigerator is the recommended method.
If a quick thaw is needed – placing the turkey in cold water or the microwave (on defrost) are options.
The following are not recommended:
The biggest thing to remember is that if your bird is more than 12 lbs – you must