Truck drivers for the flatbed truckload carrier, Falcon Transport of Youngstown, Ohio, said they received emails late April 27 stating the company was closing operations effective immediately.
The carrier has 723 trucks and 585 drivers, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s SAFER system.
Jayson Calhoun, director of operations of Falcon, confirmed the abrupt early April 28, but provided no further details.
One Falcon Transport driver said he and other drivers received a message from Calhoun around 8 p.m. on April 27 instructing them to stop any work for the company “immediately,” but he hasn’t been able to confirm any additional information about the closure. Another driver confirmed he had also received an email from his dispatcher telling him that “Falcon is done.”