Maria Halkias

Business, Safety, TCA

Walmart Says It Needs 900 More Truckers This Year, Hikes Pay

Walmart A Walmart truck. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Walmart is raising trucker salaries in its push to hire 900 more drivers this year across the United States, including Texas, where it has a big concentration of large distribution centers where empty trucks get filled.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
January 23, 2019
Business, Safety, Top 100

FedEx Office Imposes Photo ID Policy in Response to Austin Bombings

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FedEx Office has started asking customers to show photo identification when mailing packages from one of its 1,900 stores.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
April 30, 2018
Business

Amazon to Open Third Fulfillment Center in Small Texas Town

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Amazon.com said Jan. 18 that it plans to open a fulfillment center in Coppell, Texas, which will be its ninth in the state.    

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
January 19, 2017
Business

Daseke to Go Public as Part of $626 Million Deal

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Addison, Texas-based trucking company Daseke Inc. expects to go public early next year as part of a sale of the company to a Houston-based private equity firm, Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II, in a $626 million debt and equity financed deal.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
December 27, 2016