Monthly Archives: June 2008

Teamsters upset about United Road Services and Accurate Auto Carrier

Here is a quote from Teamsters for a Democratic Union: In Detroit, United Road Service has been spotted hauling Fords. Reportedly Accurate Auto Carrier will get a piece of that action, also. Other nonunion rigs have been seen at a … Continue reading

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Drivers in PA Prison Post $Bail$

You can read the driver’s response to the article at the bottom of the original post. The officers involved have still not commented!

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The closing of PTS is now official

We called it on the 11th but now ,Jeff Cornish, the CEO of Performance transportation Services has made it official on the company website. I think the teamsters are fortunate that Jeff threw in the towel and folded when he … Continue reading

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Should there be prison time for equipment violations?

I copied this from the LancasterOnline news but the highlighted words are my doing. “N.Y. truckers land in jail over safety violations After one rig is taken out of service, replacement runs into same problems. Lancaster New Era Published: Jun … Continue reading

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The teamsters sucessfully topple Performance Transportation services

The question is why? Well as I see it if they gave them concessions on wage to help them stay viable(profitable) they fear that others(including automakers would make the same moves next. They appear to be willing to sacrifice a … Continue reading

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GM, Ford and Toyota prepare for strike against PTS

I think a strike of any length could be a death sentence for Performance Transportation Services. Nobody wants to break strike lines because we want to see drivers get paid fairly but in this case the strike will more likely … Continue reading

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ADESA DALLAS has a lot going on.

Having just completed a successful test of a real time vehicle locater system at their facility in Mesquite, TX they have now signed a deal to build a new facility in Hutchins, TX. According to the Dallas Business Journal they … Continue reading

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