Our Commitment to Safety
Since opening in 1998, Amar has remained dedicated to upholding exceptional safety standards. Safety is at the core of our operations and we are continuously implementing new best practices to ensure your freight arrives as you intended. Our stringent protocols and utilization of advanced technologies have proudly earned Amar the reputation as leaders in freight, employee and public safety.
Technology Integration to Improve On-Road Safety
We take pride in being the first adapters of cutting-edge technologies to enhance our road safety standards. Our modern, proactive approach underscores our unwavering commitment to keeping our drivers and those sharing the road safe while protecting the quality of your goods in transit.
- GPS Integration: All fleet units including Amar-owned containers are integrated with GPS technologies to monitor routing, optimize navigation and ensure safe and efficient road transportation.
- Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: Our trucks are equipped with state-of-the-art driver assistance systems featuring forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings and real-time alerts to prevent accidents.
- In-Cab Cameras: Our two-way in-cab cameras utilize AI to monitor driver behavior and instantly alert our dispatch team of any instances including distracted driving, tailgating, speeding and other unsafe practices.
- G-Force Trackers:All cab cameras include in-built G-Force trackers to promptly notify our dispatch team of harsh braking or turning, allowing us to proactively address these concerns.
Promoting a Culture of Safety
We recognize that technology alone is not enough to establish leading safety practices. Beyond our technological integrations, Amar takes a comprehensive approach to road safety with several key practices:
- Regular Training and Safety Programs: We conduct ongoing training programs to keep our drivers and staff informed about the latest protocols and best practices.
- Maintenance and Inspections: Regular vehicle maintenance and rigorous inspection procedures ensure our trucks remain in optimal condition, reducing the risk of mechanical failures on the road.
- Emergency Response Systems: We equip our drivers with the skills and knowledge necessary to respond effectively to emergencies. This training enables them to take swift and appropriate action when faced with unforeseen incidents or challenges.
- Safety Culture: Safety isn’t just a checklist for us; it’s a deeply ingrained culture that permeates every aspect of our organization. We promote a collective commitment to safety, ensuring that every team member understands their role in upholding our stringent standards.
- Continuous Improvement: We actively seek feedback from our drivers and staff and utilize data-driven insights to continually enhance our safety measures and technology integrations.
Doing our part to protect the environment.
We are committed to reducing our environmental impact wherever possible through these key initiatives:
- Innovative Equipment Specifications: Including nitrogen-filled tires, aero kits on trucks and trailers, heated unit attachments to reduce idling, ideal transmission gear ratios, and new-generation engine configurations.
- Fuel-Efficient Route Optimization: Minimizing distances, avoiding inclining road/highway, and maximizing highway usage.
- Efficient Fleet Management: Minimizing the number of trucks on the road by utilizing larger chassis equipment such as B-Trains, 8-Pins, and LCVs, resulting in a nearly 50% reduction in CO2 emissions.
- Electric Vehicle Investments: Proactively investing in a fleet of electric vehicles and developing the necessary infrastructure to support their operation.
- Additional Innovations: Explore our multifaceted innovation strategies designed to help us achieve our objectives of environmental sustainability, cost reduction, and operational enhancement.