Cassens Transport Company offers automotive logistics services. The company serves the needs of domestic and international automobile manufacturers and dealers. Cassens was incorporated in 1936. The company is headquartered in Edwardsville, Illinois. Cassens has submitted a WARN notification with the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
The letter explains that the company will experience a permanent, total loss of employment for all employees involved in providing truckaway shuttle services from the Ford Motor Company Claycomo Assembly Plant to Kansas City area railheads. The company’s contract to provide shuttle services to Ford will expire on June 30, 2018. The letter explains that Ford has notified Cassens that it has decided not to renew the contract.
Job losses are expected to begin on June 30, 2018 and finish no later than July 15, 2018. The company currently employs 29 individuals at Claycomo. 24 are Teamster represented drivers. The full WARN notification can be found here.