Con-Way Truckload (a carrier in Joplin, Missouri with over 3,100 drivers) and the U.S. Army recently announced a program to help veterans. The program will provide priority hiring status to qualified soldiers participating in the Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program. The program was announced on recently during a ceremony at Con-way Truckload’s headquarters [...]
By 2014 the Panama Canal will be doubling its capacity to carry significantly more and larger ships. What does that have to do with Missouri truckers? You’ll be surprised. Thousands of truckloads of freight come to the USA from China, Japan, and other countries in the Far East on huge container ships that are too [...]
Todd Greene and Dave duCille are in the middle of an epic 1,500 mile bike ride from New York City to Joplin, Missouri. Todd and Dave are peddling half-way across the country to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Joplin’s horrific May 22, 2011 tornado and to raise enough money for storm shelters for 20 Joplin families. [...]
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) recently approved highway construction resulting in the upgrading of the U.S. 71 corridor between Kansas City and Joplin to interstate standards by the end of 2012. The upgraded interstate would have the designation I-49. The Missouri Department of Transportation believes the proposed improvements will “enhance economic opportunities and [...]
Con-way TRUCKLOAD Helps Truckers and Families Hurt in Tornado Con-way Truckload has committed to a $100,000 charitable contribution to support disaster relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri, which was devastated by one of the most powerful tornados in recorded U.S. history. Con-way Truckload (formerly Contract Freights, Inc.) has been part of the Joplin community for nearly [...]
We are happy to report that BWO attorneys and staff are safe following the tornado that devastated Joplin on May 22nd. BWO attorneys and staff escaped the tornado unharmed with only minor damage to homes and property. Our office on 32nd Street in Joplin also escaped mostly undamaged. We were without power for a week, [...]
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