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Trucking firm to lay off workers over Toyota changes

A supplier of Toyota in Princeton, Ind., has told the state it may lay off up to a third of its workers in Princeton, Ind.

Transfreight LLC, which both trucks supplies and schedules shipments to the Toyota factory, sent the Indiana Department of Workforce Development a notice of the possible layoffs last week. Transfreight said it may eliminate as many as 60 positions starting around Aug. 7.

“Although Transfreight anticipates recalling some of the affected workers, these layoffs may be permanent,” the company said in its notice to the state.

Calls to Transfreight weren’t immediately answered.

In June, the company had said it may lay some employees off in response to Toyota’s decision to slow production at its Princeton factory. Transfreight later said it had found a way to avoid cutting those employees.  More from the

Another trucking casualty….


July 28, 2008 - Posted by | economy, trucking | , ,

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