Less-than-truckload carrier Central Freight Lines has reshuffled some executives, naming Jerry Moyes as interim president and chief executive officer.
Moyes, who founded Swift Transportation, owns CFL, the 95-year-old LTL company headquartered in Waco, Texas.
Former CFL executive Steve Vondra, who left the carrier in May, will return as chief operating officer, replacing Michael Brennan, former CFL president.
In a statement, Moyes said he will focus on “optimizing current LTL services while expanding product offerings to deliver more for CFL customers.”
“I’m excited to be behind the wheel of this company and look forward to taking advantage of the opportunities we have before us,” Moyes said.
Central Freight Lines was one of four trucking-related companies that received the maximum award of $10 million through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Brennan, CFL’s former president, was forced to slash employee compensation in early April because of a significant revenue drop because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“He [Brennan] stepped up and guided the company through a challenging period,” Moyes said in the release.
CFL has 1,651 power units and 1,175 drivers, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration SAFER website.
This is a developing story.
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