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TL Transportation to close Rockville location this fall, lay off 70 employees, filing says
TL Transportation will close its Rockville location on October 15, 2020, according to documents filed with the Maryland Department of Labor. Seventy employees will be laid off in the closure, the documents indicate.
The downturn for a last-mile delivery business is somewhat surprising, given that online shopping has been booming during the pandemic, and drivers have been highly sought after in that sector. TL Transportation is a third-party courier for Amazon.com, which has been one of the biggest winners in the coronavirus economy.