Government, Business, Logistics

Amazon CEO Says Job Cuts Will Continue Into 2023

An Inc. warehouse An Inc. warehouse in Staten Island, New York. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg) Inc. CEO Andy Jassy said the e-commerce giant will be cutting jobs into 2023 as it adjusts to business conditions, his first public comments about the cost-reduction plans roiling Amazon since reports that it planned to wipe out about 10,000 jobs.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
November 18, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Amazon Employees Fear ‘No One Is Safe’ as Layoffs Roil the Ranks

The logo is displayed outside the company's fulfillment center The logo is displayed outside the company's fulfillment center in Kenosha, Wis. (Jim Young/Bloomberg News)

“No one is safe.” So wrote an Inc. employee on an internal chat room as the company began the largest round of layoffs in its history.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
November 16, 2022
Business, Top 100, TCA

C&S Wholesale Services to lay off 175 in Connecticut

C&S Wholesale Services to lay off 175 in Connecticut Outside a Stop & Shop supermarket in Revere, Mass. (Michael Dwyer/Associated Press))

C&S Wholesale Services Inc. plans to permanently lay off 175 employees at its warehouse facility here, according to a notice filed with the state.

Matthew Knox | Journal Inquirer, Manchester, Conn.
November 1, 2021

Ford to Cut 1,400 US Salaried Jobs in Reorganization

Ford is cutting 1,400 salaried jobs. (Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. is cutting about 5% of its U.S. salaried workers as part of a sweeping reorganization, which could include layoffs, in a move to help the automaker reverse its declining fortunes.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
September 2, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment

Volvo Announces Plan to Cut 4,100 From Workforce

Trucks roll on assembly line at a Volvo plant in Sweden Trucks roll on the assembly line at a Volvo manufacturing plant in Sweden. Of the 4,100 positions Volvo is cutting, 1,250 are located in Sweden. (Volvo Group)

Volvo Group will reduce its white-collar workforce by 4,100 starting in the second half of the year as it confronts lower demand during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 16, 2020

U.S. Steel Foreshadows Blue-Collar Pain With 2,700 Layoffs

U.S. Steel Steel coils sit outside at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility in Granite City, Ill. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

U.S. Steel Corp. expects to lay off about 2,700 employees as the virus forces the company to idle most of its blast furnaces.

Joe Deaux | Bloomberg News
May 1, 2020
Government, Business

Industry Leaders: Celadon Drivers, Others Recently Laid Off Likely to Find Work

layoffs In the first nine months of 2019, according to Broughton Capital, 795 trucking firms shut down, more than in all of 2018 when 310 companies shut their doors. (Chalirmpoj Pimpisarn/Getty Images)

Recent headlines concerning the trucking industry’s economy have been somewhat foreboding, but industry leaders are optimistic workers laid off can find new jobs.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 12, 2019

Employees of Closed Carrier LME Are Losing Hope They'll Get Paid

LME employees may never receive back pay. LME trucks. (LME Inc.)

Two months after less-than-truckload carrier LME of New Brighton, Minn., abruptly shut down, former employees told Transport Topics that they have not received back pay and bonuses they were promised, and fear they may never see this money.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 11, 2019
Business, Logistics

Schneider Lays Off 107 Workers in California

Schneider MoDOT/Flickr

Schneider National Carriers will lay off 107 employees at a Fontana, Calif., distribution terminal, the result of a failed home-delivery operation it launched three years ago.

Jack Katzanek | The Press Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.)
August 30, 2019

Comcar Industries Looks to Hire Former LME Drivers

Two weeks after LME Inc. abruptly shut down its trucking operations in the Upper Midwest, leaving several hundred employees, including drivers, without jobs, another trucking company is looking to hire those drivers.

July 22, 2019