Trucking apocalypse continues: another trucking company shuts down


Published by iTrucker at 14 Jul

Trucking apocalypse continues: another trucking company shuts down

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“The trucking apocalypse is upon us and it has taken its latest victim. This time, it’s a 40-year-old carrier out of California. Timmerman Starlite Trucking, Inc. of Ceres, California announced that it would be shutting down, placing 30 employees into the unemployment line effective immediately. Ceres is a suburb of Modesto, California, a mid-sized city 100 miles east of San Francisco. Starlite had a fleet of 30 trucks, 150 trailers, and 28 drivers, according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data.”- According to the article in and its author Craig Fuller, CEO at FreightWaves

“Owner Colby Bell cited a tough freight market and environmental regulations as the primary factors in the company’s failure, according to the Ceres Courier, which broke the story. Starlite also announced its closure on its Facebook page.” Fuller also wrote in his article

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Source and credits: / Craig Fuller, CEO at FreightWaves






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