Falcon Transport Faces Employee Lawsuit After Closure

Falcon Transport truck Falcon Transport was bought by Los Angeles-based CounterPoint Capital Partners on Sept. 29, 2017. (TT file photo)

A Youngstown, Ohio-based trucking company laid off about 550 employees on April 27, only a year and a half after being purchased by a Los Angeles investment firm, and is now facing an employee lawsuit.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Ryder to Shutter California Distribution Center, Lay Off 145 Workers

Ryder JB Reed/ Bloomberg News

Trucking and logistics company Ryder System will cease operations at its Moreno Valley, Calif., distribution center, leading to layoffs for 145 employees there.

Jack Katzanek | The Press Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.)
April 8, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

CSX Layoffs Hit Chicago Switching Yard Amid National Cost-Cutting Moves, Union Says

CSX Train Franklin Campbell/Flickr

Railroad giant CSX, which is under fire from regulators for operating changes that have disrupted its freight service nationwide, laid off more than 6o employees this week at its primary Chicago switching yard, according to the workers’ union.

Robert Channick | Chicago Tribune
August 10, 2017

U.S. Xpress Laying Off 100 in Tennessee, Georgia

U.S. Xpress trucks Kentucky John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises said it is laying off 100 employees — all nondrivers — at two southeastern locations, citing a change in “company focus.”

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
August 3, 2017

Comprehensive Logistics to Lay Off Employees in January

Comprehensive Logistics

Comprehensive Logistics will lay off employees in January, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notice Act document filed with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

December 6, 2016