BNSF Railway Co. says it’s planning employee furloughs due to slipping freight shipping demand across its rail network.
The company said Wednesday in a statement that it hopes to call back employees “as soon as business needs change.”
The railroad would not say how many employees were being furloughed but that they are “at different locations across our network.” Click here to read more.
- Union Pacific Moves to Offset Lower Cargo Volumes (Wall Street Journal)
- U.S. Shippers’ Forecast Freight Growth Falls to Near Five-Year Low (Journal of Commerce)