Colonie Frieght Company Lays Off 77 Employees
After filing for chapter eleven, a local freight company has let go of 77 of its employees.
New England Motor Freight is easily one of the biggest if not the largest freight companies in the region. Stretching far beyond just the Albany area, they have terminals statewide. Sadly for 518 workers in the company, a job is no longer there for them. 77 of the 518 were local Capital Region employees.
Numerous statements by the company have been made regarding the matter,
An owner of a local logistics company had this to say, which gives hope to the now unemployed..
The Albany Street location just off of New Karner Road in Colonie has ceased operation completely.
For more, check out the article here from Times Union.