A Dallas, Texas-based trucking company will be laying off hundreds of workers as they permanently cease operations in their tanker division.
Stevens Tanker Division, which is part of Stevens Transport, will permanently cease all business operations on or before October 15, according to documents submitted to the Texas Workforce Commission. All of the division’s employees are being laid off permanently.
The layoffs will impact 586 employees across the state of Texas. The largest job loss is at the Stockdale location, where 376 are employed. Seventy-one workers are being laid off at the Dallas headquarters. Dozens of workers at the Pleasanton, Bryan, Bridgeport, Cresson, Dilley, Waelder, and Asherton sites are also impacted by the layoffs.
In a letter issued to employees by Stevens Tanker Division