Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Roadway to add 80 jobs

Roadway Express is hauling new jobs to its Copley Township regional source center.
The 80 or so dockworker, truck driver, mechanic and related jobs that the Akron area will gain are part of a much larger shake-up taking place across the Akron company's nationwide locations. Executives say the changes are aimed at helping the division of YRC Worldwide (formerly named Yellow Roadway) keep up with the evolving needs of its customers.
``This change will involve more than 1,000 people,'' said Mike Smid, who was named president and chief executive of Akron-based Roadway Express last fall. The process will play out over the first three months of the year. Full story here.......

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