American Steamship Company will be the premiere supplier of waterborne dry-bulk self-unloader transportation services on the Great Lakes. We will be recognized for providing unparalleled service. We will be known for developing solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers. Our marine and office personnel will be seen as "difference makers" who will ensure the highest level of operational excellence, and consistently provide responsive and reliable performance.
We are dedicated to continuously building value for our shareholders, our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate, by:
Improving the cost-competitiveness of our services through technological innovation, stringent operating cost control, adherence to safety policies and environmental regulations, and the execution of established asset maintenance programs.
Increasing the range and effectiveness of our service offerings based upon information gained from broad interaction with our customers.
Ensuring that employees are afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and fostering a workplace environment that promotes teamwork, encourages new ideas, supplies adequate skills training and rewards results.
Supporting the communities in which we live and operate by participating in programs that will improve the quality of life for our customers, our employees and other stakeholders.