Financially troubled YRC Worldwide is closing its 202-door Richfield, Ohio, breakbulk terminal, one of the largest in its system. The move is part of YRCW's downsizing, and affects about 1,000 Teamsters at three Ohio terminals. About 400 of those 1,000 Teamsters already are laid off.
Trucking terminals are a lot like what Richard Nixon's vice president, Spiro Agnew, once said of slum neighborhoods. "You seen one," Agnew gracelessly said, "you seen 'em all."
Trucking terminals are a lot like that. Basically they are big, huge, cement and steel barns that are used as much as 24 hours a day, ideally as busily as possible. There are no style points for truck terminals. Full Story.....