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Two More Trucking Companies Bite the Dust


Boyd Logistics is one of two more trucking companies that closed their doors for business, due to the economic situation.  Many drivers for Boyd had been working for weeks without pay, and now after filing bankruptcy, there is very little chance that the drivers will ever receive that much needed paycheck.

The other one, Eagle Express Trucking, cited state of the national economy, slow consumer spending and stalled manufacturing activity as the prime reasons for shutting down their trucking business, founded in 1981.

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 34 year veteran ( started at an early age in family moving business) of the trucking industry, many of those years spent over the road. He has been an owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and has owned and operated a moving company, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. One thing though that most will say is that the reason and motivation behind the author, Allen Smith, is the fact he is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. As you read many of the blog posts you’ll discover that he is opinionated and speaks openly about the ongoing issues of the trucking industry. He supports other fellow advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who are in need of honesty, guidance and direction. The list of supporters and like minded people grows daily and their ability to network together and share their thoughts and ideas for the betterment of others within trucking, has allowed the forward movement of... "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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3 Responses to Two More Trucking Companies Bite the Dust. - Post a Comment

  1. TruckerTwotimes

    I advise the drivers that have not been paid to take out a lien on the companies truck they are driving a.s.a.p.

  2. Eric G.

    Possession is 9/10ths of the Law so try to retain the equipment until fully reimbursed or paid.
    It’s been done b4, it can be done some more.

  3. dave "jOHNNY GRINGO"

    Banks, bank and more banks will determine the outcome for all trucking schemes. Either one is on the list to receive or not. Wake up every one. We are living in post Roman times. Every thing business comes from the banking system – it is a buddy system. I am a trucker of 20 years – sad to see people at a keyboard have so much power to dictate one’s fate. We the “conscience minded” will find a way to survive this onslaught of evil!

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