The consolidation will eliminate 150 to 200 jobs in the field and bring administrative support staff, systems, payroll, purchasing and other staffers to the Florida location. Remaining in the field will be operations, sales, driver recruitment and probably customer-service personnel. Some Transit Group employees have already moved to the new location, and group executives say they will add 60 to 100 workers before the move is completed in October.
The driver involved in Humboldt Broncos bus crash last April, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, was sentenced to serve eight years in prison. He will be deported back to his native India after the sentence is served.