The Kellogg Company is not making friends with the Teamsters Union with its latest business move. The decision to abandon its direct delivery system will mean the loss of 1,100 jobs and impact many families. Teamster President, Jim Hoffa has vowed to fight the decision.
As Written By Jerome Hudson for Breitbart:
Jim Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, says his organization will “fight” Kellogg’s decision to shift from direct delivery of its foods to stores, a move that will result in the firing of more than 1,100 full-time workers at Kellogg’s facilities across the country.
“On February 8, The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced its short-sighted plan to eliminate their U.S.(Keebler) snacks direct store delivery system across the country which will destroy nearly 1,200 good, Teamster jobs in key markets across the country,” Hoffa said in press statement.
“It is an outrage for Kellogg’s – an iconic American company – to turn its back on working families,” Hoffa said.
Kellogg’s recently announced its decision to move to a “highly efficient warehouse model” and will no longer use a direct store delivery system to bring its products to local grocery stores. The company will instead utilize grocers’ distribution centers.
The move is part of Kellogg’s cost-cutting initiative, Project K, ….
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