REPORTS: 100-Truck Fleet, Ready Trucking, Closing Down
Ellenwood, GA – Less than 24 hours after Colorado-based carrier HVH Transportation abruptly ceased operations, rumors of a 100-truck operation in Georgia also shutting its doors began to surface.
Ready Trucking, headquartered in Ellenwood, has permanently closed, according to the company’s Google listing.
Multiple reports of the company’s closure began to surface early Wednesday indicating management told employees that the final business day would be this Friday, August 30.
Transportation Nation Network (TNN) made multiple attempts to contact Ready as the news broke, but so far has been unable to reach a representative.
According to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Ready Trucking employs 91 drivers and has 108 power units.
No accidents involving fatalities were reported in the last two years and the company reported five accidents involving injuries.
Its out-of-service equipment violations were slightly under industry average.
ReadyTrucking.com was still active as of Wednesday and had no mention of the company’s closure.
According to its website, Ready has been in business since 1968 and is a second generation owned company.
Its current president, Andy Dougherty, took over for his father in 2013, according to the website.
This is a developing story.
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Photo courtesy of Ready Transportation
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