Sabtu, 30 Maret 2013

YRC, Teamsters will discuss proposed change of operations in Dallas

Representatives of YRC Worldwide Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters will meet on April 19 in Dallas to discuss the company’s proposed change of operations request, a release from the labor union said.

The Overland Park less-than-truckload carrier’s proposed change of operations request aims to reorganize subsidiary YRC Freight’s operational network. The proposal will cut 230

Jumat, 29 Maret 2013

ABF National Master Freight Agreement Gets 30-Day Extension

Negotiations continued this week with ABF for a successor to the 2008-13 ABF National Master Freight Agreement. Slow progress continues to be made. However, significant issues remain to be discussed. ABF requested a 30-day extension so that negotiations could continue.

 The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) agreed to grant a 30-day extension. Any economic

Kamis, 28 Maret 2013

ABF Driver Scott Harris Earns Back-to-Back NY Driver of the Year Awards

For the second consecutive year, ABF driver Scott Harris has earned recognition as New York Driver of the Year from the New York State Motor Truck Association. Harris earned the recognition during the organization's Safety and Education Symposium March 26 in Albany, New York.

A five-time winner of the New York State Driving Championships, Harris's distinguished career as a professional driver

Senin, 25 Maret 2013

Holland honored for helping heroes

Holland was honored by the partner charities of Operation Homefront and H.E.R.O.E.S. Care for years of service to America's service men and women.

Holland President Scott Ware was present to receive an honorary American flag, which was once proudly flown in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on September 11, 2011 over Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The flag was received in recognition

Sabtu, 16 Maret 2013

Teamsters, ABF Continue 'Difficult and Complex' Negotiations

The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) concluded another week of negotiations with ABF Freight Systems, Inc.

Negotiations continue to be difficult and the company continues to seek significant concessions in both economic and non-economic matters. TNFINC is continuing to try to seek ways to address the company's legitimate competitive and operational needs

Rabu, 13 Maret 2013

Teamsters want to review YRC Worldwide's proposed changes

Officials with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters say they want to further review trucking firm YRC Freight's proposed change of operations request before members take any action.

The labor union is advising members not to schedule meetings on the proposal until further notice, the Kansas City Business Journal reports.

The company proposal for a consolidation in YRC Freight calls for

UPS Freight Reopens Nanuet Service Center

This is part of an ongoing effort to improve service to customers and maintain an efficient network throughout the Northeast

Those who like to shop online or ship/receive a lot of items, expect that dark brown truck to be making more efficient deliveries.

As part of an ongoing effort to improve service to customers and maintain an efficient network throughout the Northeast, UPS Freight

Selasa, 12 Maret 2013

YRC Freight proposes network improvements to union leadership

YRC Freight has mailed to union leadership a proposal for a new set of network improvements

Once implemented, the network improvements will be another step in YRC Freight's efforts to continuously improve customer service, optimize linehaul density and load average, reduce empty miles and reduce shipment handling.

"By realigning our network, YRC Freight will reduce the number of handling and

Talks Between ABF, Teamsters to Continue

Negotiations between ABF Freight System Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters will resume next week.

Both entities released statements in advance of resuming talks Monday, noting that they were getting closer to reaching an agreement. ABF, a subsidiary of Fort Smith’s Arkansas Best Corp., noted in a release that negotiations could be extended past the March 31 expiration of