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AGT Global a 2022 Finalist for Top Companies for Women to Work in Transportation

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 –

Please vote for AGT Global.

Proud to be a fifth-year nominee.



Thank you for your continued support.



Eliacostas named 2022 Top 100 Women in Supply Chain

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:

  • UPS CEO Carol Tome
  • McDonald’s EVP & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer Francesca DeBiase
  • FedEx Express Canada President Lisa Lisson
  • IBM Global Sustainability Services Lead Sheri Hinish
  • Johnson & Johnson EVP & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer Kathryn Wengel
  • PwC CSCO Linda Venables
  • Unilever VP Global Logistics and Fulfillment Michelle Grose.

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



Supply Chain Digital Names Angela Eliacostas in the 2022 global top 100


2022 Enterprising Women of Year Award Winner – Angela Eliacostas

Just announced, Angela Eliacostas is recognized as an Enterprising Woman Magazine’s World’s Top Woman Entrepreneur.

Angela is awarded a worldwide top award


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.

Sharing ‘AGT Family’ photos on National Retro Day

AGT Global has a long family history of trucking and transportation. We are proud to share images of some of our favorite vintage vehicles – proving that quality and style are, indeed, timeless.

2021 Holiday Package Deadlines

A simple breakdown of Mail and Shipping* options for helping Santa this Holiday Season

Links and Deadlines for shipping, receiving, and mailing for the 2021 Christmas Season



Below is a simplified list of mailing options for the 2021 Christmas Season:



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.

Image by Alizee Marchand


*None of the services mentioned have compensated AGT Global for mention in our blog.


AGT Global Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from Our Families to Yours

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.

AGT Global Thanksgiving

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving

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 –

  • Collect drippings from the roasting pan and make gravy (remember, the extra gravy is in the fridge if you run out).
  • Prepare Brussels sprouts.
  • Keep roasted vegetables and stuffing warm in a 300-degree F oven.
  • Wrap rolls in foil and warm in the oven.

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 –



Tomorrow’s Thanksgiving. Wednesday timeline and suggested planning.

Wednesday Thanksgiving Activities

Set the table. Brine the Turkey. Chop the Veggies. Cook. Bake. Enjoy the start of the Celebration!

Photo by Angele J


  • Bake
    • Cheesecake
    • Pecan pie
  • Set dining room table



Photo by Mat Brown



  •  Turkey
    • Remove giblets and neck from turkey cavity
    • Brine the turkey
    • Make stock out of turkey neck and giblet (do not use the liver as it can make the broth bitter)


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.

Mango for Chutney

Mango is known to counter the Turkey dinner tiredness      Photo by Ron Lach



Night Before –  Wednesday night

Season Turkey

Prepare Easy Turkey Gravy (just in case you need extra tomorrow); store jar/container in the fridge.


Thanksgiving Tuesday Planning – Let the cooking and baking begin

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:

Thanksgiving Monday Planning

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


  • Thaw the turkey if it’s 12+ lbs in the refrigerator.
  • Clean silver and flatware
  • Prepare and bake cheesecake crust; cool and wrap with plastic wrap**. Store at room temperature.


For all of our environmentally conscious friends if you want alternatives to plastic wrap here are 14 alternatives to plastic wrap. They include –

  • Beeswax wraps
  • Cotton bowl covers
  • Cloth food storage bags
  • Dishcloth
  • Aluminum foil
  • Cheesecloth and Reusable food wrap

Thaw that Turkey

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.


How to thaw a turkey –

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:

  1. Leaving the turkey outside in a garage, porch or deck.
  2. Placing it on a counter (including in a brown bag).
  3. Putting it in a dishwasher or washing maching.
  4. Anything other than refrigerator, cold water or microwave are not recommended.









The biggest thing to remember is that if your bird is more than 12 lbs – you must

  • Thaw the turkey if it’s 12+ lbs in refrigerator.
  • Clean silver and flatware
  • Prepare and bake cheesecake crust; cool and wrap with plastic wrap**. Store at room temperature.