As it was previously reported, Indianapolis-based Celadon Group is expected to file for the largest truckload carrier bankruptcy in history next week.
Over the weekend, the news quickly spread throughout the industry. Initial reactions of shock and grief were followed by unofficial accounts of fuel cards being shut off and calls going unanswered, as well as companies and drivers stepping up to help those in need.
Here’s a look at how the trucking industry reacted after the story broke.
Unofficial reports of fuel cards being turned off and calls going unanswered quickly spread through social media.
In response, members of online trucking communities, including users of the CDLLife App, offered to help drivers in need.
Many trucking companies also offered to help affected drivers.
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