SAIA). This was due to the continuing slide of the SCS stock and if you'll recall those horrible quarterly conf calls by SCS and wall street basically trashing us for being the albatros around Saia's neck. I saw this in writing. Mother's Day 2006 we were done. The letters were being drafted and at that point, DG was offered a package. Again I saw this with my own eyes after the fact and after they found Sun to take a chance on us.
The rest is history. We didnt get the job done. Collections didn't get our money aggressivley enough, sales didn't get the value for the svc we performed. We still took garbage freight to grocery whses knowing full well we had no business picking that type of frt up. There were drivers who were laying down and dispatchers who stopped caring.
I guess the point I'm trying to make is that one guy didnt ruin the place by himself, and I am no no position to say he or anyone else is blameless.
It seems that as time goes by, it becomes convenient and it's part of human nature to simplify things and blame one person, to demonize them.
It sucks that Jevic closed, I wear any Jevic gear I can as often I can to keep the memory alive. And passing J1 still gives me a pain in the gut. I miss all you guys and shooting the S@#T at the window or whenever.