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It's a Team's Life

  • Excuses to not look silly – a Puppy
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted Jun 24th 2017 8:37AM
    Walking a dog lets us walk off the beaten path and look like we should be there.
  • Learn so not to become a Message
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted Jun 19th 2017 8:25AM
    Walk on the dark side or someone else’s shoes and I often find myself saying “WTH” or what were they thinking or not thinking.
  • What is this Escrow you speak of ?
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted Jun 14th 2017 7:08AM
    Anyone who has rented an apartment surely paid a security deposit to cover damages. Escrow in our industry works basically the same.   It is money held in the event it is needed to cover freight damage, vehicle damage, property damage or failure to return company owned equipment such as Omnitracs, load bars and straps.
  • Oh NO I have nothing to wear
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted Jun 9th 2017 1:09PM
    This question was asked of me the other day from a potential expediter and it stumped me… Bring as much as needed but I knew that was not the answer she was looking for.
  • Don’t call 911
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted Jun 4th 2017 11:24AM
    How often are we told the first number to all in an accident is not 911? When a railroad crossing is involved 911 is the second number to call.
  • Hot enough to fry an egg outside but like a Ice Cube Inside
    By Bob Caffee
    Posted May 30th 2017 7:55AM
    Insulation, at home or in the truck, is something to think about. How well is the truck insulated and is there anything we can do to help?
  • Playing the waiting game of loads
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted May 25th 2017 7:32AM
    We often second guess ourselves when taking a load wondering if a better one will be offered a little later in the day. Expediting is never the same.
  • Meet Miss Texas
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted May 20th 2017 6:14AM
    When there is a dog in the truck good grass is a bonus and one of the first things looked for when deciding to park.
  • How long do you wait for a load?
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted May 15th 2017 12:36PM
    I need $2.50 a mile before I will accept a load and I will wait till I get what I want as I am not running cheap freight.
  • Is a GPS only a GPS?
    By Linda Caffee
    Posted May 10th 2017 8:21AM
    GPS = Global Positioning System. In my previous life I worked as a cartographer and a GPS was used to mark points on the earth for our mapping system.