Falcon Transport

Commentary: the demise of the freight brokerage

By Scott Simanek, Chief Commercial Officer, Unis Fulfillment and Transportation The soft freight market of 2019 has caused the bankruptcy of 640 trucking companies,  11 of which are major carriers , accounting for the loss of over 3,000 jobs. For perspective, the whole of 2018 saw 318 carrier closures. The soft market and slowing global …

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Pilot files civil lawsuit against shuttered Falcon Transport over $800,000 in unpaid fuel bills

Pilot Flying J has filed a civil lawsuit against Falcon Transport of Youngstown, Ohio, and its private equity owners, alleging the now-defunct carrier owes the truck stop chain nearly $800,000 in unpaid fuel bills. Pilot alleges that Falcon failed to pay its weekly fuel bill from April 11 to April 25 in the amount of …

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Alabama flatbed carrier suddenly closes its doors

For the second time in less than a week, a trucking carrier has shut its doors with no advanced warning. According to media reports in Alabama, Dothan-based Williams Trucking told its drivers on Wednesday to finish deliveries and then return to headquarters to clean out their belongings. According to a driver who spoke anonymously to …

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