500+ employees get fired as TQL downsizes. I hope lawsuits are filed against TQL for this shady and unethical actions.
As the impact of COVID-19 quickly spreads through the economy, layoffs are becoming a common theme for workers. Those in the freight businesses are no exception.
According to reports, Total Quality Logistics (TQL) and Freightos are among the businesses in the industry that have conducted layoffs in recent days.
Freightos reportedly let go fewer than 50 people, the report said. TQL has more than 5,000 employees globally, and a source within the company told FreightWaves that more than 500 employees were told they were “not hitting effort goals” and were let go. The source indicated the reasoning was to hide the fact that the company was conducting a large nationwide layoff.
FreightWaves emails to TQL for comment have not been…