Coyote Cuts About 25 Employees At Its Chattanooga Office

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Coyote Logistics, a UPS subsidiary, on Friday laid off about 25 employees in its Chattanooga office, Freightwaves reported.

Coyote has acquired the highly successful Chattanooga-based Access America in 2014.

The move comes at a time of major personnel reductions in the freight industry, according to Freightwaves, which reports on logistics and transportation news.

However, some other transportation firms are still hiring and Coyote workers may land there.

Chattanooga is also the home of two major transportation companies - US Xpress and Covenant Transport.


TVA Green Invest Program Earns Green Power Leadership Award

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Mike Ducker Named To U.S. Express Enterprises Board Of Directors


The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Green Invest Program has earned the 2020 Green Power Leadership Award for Green Power Market Development from the Center for Resource Solutions. “TVA is building ... (click for more)

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Business

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The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Green Invest Program has earned the 2020 Green Power Leadership Award for Green Power Market Development from the Center for Resource Solutions. “TVA is building the energy grid of the future, and this award recognizes TVA’s leadership and innovation in expanding the supply of low-cost renewable energy to drive jobs and investment in the communities ... (click for more)

BASF And The Manufacturing Institute Honor Outstanding Women In Manufacturing

A BASF leader in manufacturing was among 130 women recognized nationally through The Manufacturing Institute’s eighth annual STEP Ahead Awards. Focusing on science, technology, engineering and production (STEP), the program recognizes women who exemplify leadership within their companies. This national honor identifies top talent in the manufacturing industry, and further encourages ... (click for more)

Breaking News

East Ridge Police Make 1 Arrest In Murder At Donaldson Road Apartments; Seek Gunman

East Ridge Police have made one arrest and are looking for the gunman in a slaying on Aug. 21 at apartments on Donaldson Road. Montrell Lebron Fears, 23, a Brainerd High graduate, was killed in the incident at 914 Donaldson Road. Lonita Fields, 29, has been charged with accessory after the fact of criminal homicide. East Ridge Police received numerous calls around 8:21 ... (click for more)

"Jealous Ex-Boyfriend" Charged With Attempted Murder In Vicious East Ridge Stabbing

A Rossville man has been charged with attempted criminal homicide and aggravated assault in a Sept. 2 stabbing in East Ridge. Police said the victim had a deep cut running from the right side of his head to his lower jaw. It came within inches of his carotid artery. He also received "defensive" wounds on his arm. Charged was Kevin Pascual, 21, of 601 James St., Rossville. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Increase The Pay Rate For Substitutes

Today Hamilton County Schools had 138 requests for substitutes. The answer to filing those classrooms is simple, increase the daily pay for substitutes. The pay rate is terrible for both certified and noncertified individuals. Knox County wised up and increased the pay. If a substitute works 10 to 14 days a month, he or she would receive an additional $300. If the person worked ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why Our West Burns

There have been far more people than me who believe the catastrophic wildfires that now flame the width of our western states from Canada to Mexico are because “God has darn-near had enough!” Just yesterday in California a law was passed that will allow transgender prisoners to decide if they want to do their time in men’s or women’s state prison! But the better view is that states ... (click for more)