Con-way Truckload’s Joplin offices recovering from tornado

Con-way Truckload in Joplin, MO, continued to pick up the pieces on Monday afternoon from a tornado that swept through the city on Sunday, killing at least 116 people, officials said

Con-way Truckload in Joplin, MO, continued to pick up the pieces on Monday afternoon from a tornado that swept through the city on Sunday, killing at least 116 people, officials said.

The company reported that no one at the facility was injured, but a maintenance facility adjacent to the main building was seriously damaged. There were about 30 trailers, mostly empty, and two tractors that sustained damaged or were destroyed. The main building at 4701 E. 32nd Street suffered only minor damage, mostly broken windows, the company said.

According to a company statement, all operations were up and running, including communications to drivers and customers. Orders were being accepting and trucks were being dispatched.

Con-way Truckload employs approximately 500 people at the Joplin facility.

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