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Another logistics company loses Amazon contract, lays off 163 around the Tampa Bay area

Express Parcel Service LLC, an Abilene, Texas-based logistics company, has laid off 163 employees in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Palmetto after losing a contract with Amazon. In Tampa Bay, the company expects to lay off 54 employees from its Tampa locat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Lenexa logistics company loses Amazon contract, shutters Tampa site

A Lenexa-based delivery transportation firm is shuttering its Tampa location because of a canceled contract with Amazon. RailCrew Xpress LLC will lose the contract as of April 12. The logistics firm notified the state Thursday that as a result .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Logistics firm to close Tampa site, cut jobs due to loss of Amazon contract

A delivery transportation firm is shuttering its Tampa location due to a canceled contract with Amazon. Lenexa, Kansas-based RailCrew Xpress LLC will lose the contract as of April 12. The logistics firm notified the state on Thursday that as a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2020

Logistics firm may expand in Hillsborough, create 50 high-paying jobs

An unnamed company in unincorporated Hillsborough County is seeking incentives to stay in the area and expand. The company, which is working with the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp., has an expansion dubbed Prospect No. 18-234, which .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2019

Capitol Report: HQ2 in the D.C. area could help Amazon snag a $10 billion Pentagon contract

As Amazon.com Inc. looks close to announcing where it will place its second headquarters, analysts are pointing out that a move into the Washington, D.C., area could help the company secure a big Pentagon contract......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

Company that delivered product for Amazon closing Sussex facility, laying off 95

An Illinois-based transportation company that delivers product for Amazon.com inc. is shutting down its facility in Sussex, resulting in the layoff of 95 employees. Bear Down Logistics of suburban Chicago said it will cease operations at its facility.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

Company that partnered with Amazon in five states will shutter operations

Bear Down Logistics rapidly expanded to deliver packages but failed to meet standards, a warning to Amazon delivery partners that the company is an exacting client willing to cut them off......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 16th, 2020

RailCrew Xpress Laying Off 600-Plus Drivers After Losing Amazon Contract

Kansas-based RCX Logistics, also known as RailCrew Xpress, is citing the loss of its Amazon contract as the reason it will permanently lay off hundreds of delivery drivers in Texas, Alabama and Florida in April. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 14th, 2020

Amazon Wants to Depose Trump Over Loss of Military Contract

Amazon argued that Trump's interference and bias harmed the company's chances .....»»

Category: topSource: timeFeb 10th, 2020

Behind the deal of the latest Tampa Bay area company to go public

Digital Media Solutions is slated to become a public company before the end of July......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 10th, 2020

Pinnacle Logistics will lay off 1,600 BWI-area workers. Amazon plans to hire them back.

A trucking and aviation services contractor for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) will lay off more than 1,600 employees at its BWI/Marshall Airpot location this spring, but the online retail giant will hire most of them back as it seeks to bring more of its Pri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

Pinnacle Logistics will lay off 1,600 Baltimore workers. Amazon plans to hire them back.

A trucking and aviation services contractor for Amazon will lay off more than 1,600 Baltimore-area employees this spring, but the online retail giant will hire most of them back as it seeks to bring more of its Prime Air operations in-house. Fort Wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

Microsoft fairly and squarely beat Amazon in $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

The prestigious contract went to the superior company, despite detractors who claim President Trump opposed Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2019

Tesla challenger Lucid Motors begins hiring, lays groundwork to make luxury electric sedans

The Bay Area company has started construction of the first phase of its $700 million electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Arizona. Company executives say they don't consider Tesla to be a rival, because those vehicles aren't "luxury.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2019

Cincinnati logistics company to expand in Florida, create 50 jobs

One of Cincinnati's largest logistics firms announced Friday that it will expand its operations in Tampa, Fla., creating at least 50 jobs. Integrity Express Logistics, a family-owned third-party freight logistics service provider based in Blue Ash.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2019

Microsoft stock rises to record high after JEDI victory over Amazon

Microsoft Corp. shares rose to record highs Monday, after the company was named the winner of a $10-billion U.S. government contract Friday afternoon instead of rival Amazon.com Inc. Microsoft stock rose as high .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 28th, 2019

Delivery company at Amazon facilities cutting more than 200 workers in Dallas area

Delivery company at Amazon facilities cutting more than 200 workers in Dallas area.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2019

Tampa Bay residents land on Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans

Three Tampa Bay area residents made this year’s Forbes 400 list, ranking the country’s wealthiest Americans. In total, the 400 represent a net worth of $2.96 trillion, up 2.2 percent from last year. Amazon CEO kept his No. 1 spot with a $114 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019

Dayton-area construction company lands another big defense deal

A Dayton-area construction company has landed a $7.8 million Army contract nearly one month after winning another lucrative defense deal. Beavercreek-based Butt Construction Company's most recent win is for renovations to two buildings at Lackland.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019

Tampa Bay defense companies awarded multimillion-dollar modification contracts

CAE USA Inc., a Tampa defense company focused on leader training in various fields, has been awarded a $33 million contract modification for KC-135 Aircrew Training systems. The modification is to a $7.2 million contract awarded to the company i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2019

Amazon confirms plans to open a "4-star" store in the Boston area

Amazon confirmed the company is hiring for a new 4-star location in the Boston area after the Business Journal reported on job postings for Amazon 4-star positions in Natick, Massachusetts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2019