Midwest Specialized Transportation to close Aug. 1

(ABC 6 News) – Midwest Specialized Transportation, based at 4515 Morris Lane NE, Rochester, will close and permanently lay off approximately 57 employees this summer.

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the closure and layoffs will begin Aug. 1, 2022.

Representatives from Anderson Trucking Service, based in St. Cloud, announced that Midwest Specialized Transportation’s operations will transition to ATS over the next 60 days.

The merger began June 2.

The employees will be able to apply for open positions at other Anderson Trucking Service locations, according to Jason Wadell with the DEED.

The employees at Midwest Specialized Transportation are not represented by a union.