[VIDEO] Inside American Trucking’s Largest Bankruptcy

August 18, 2023

The trucking company Yellow filed for bankruptcy in July after struggling for years with mounting debts and slim profit margins. The video below looks at how this low-cost carrier butted heads with unions while also failing to integrate acquisitions into its existing business, leading to the collapse of this century-old company. 


  1. What are some factors that led Yellow to declare bankruptcy last month?
  2. Why is it difficult for low-cost carriers like Yellow to operate in the competitive trucking industry?