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    Our Time is Now

    So happy for you two. I know how much you both wanted to get out here but also understand the great blessing you have received.
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    I haven’t posted anything In awhile but we’ve been pretty busy both with loads and trying to learn this business. We’ve had many experiences from being stuck in Canada for a few days due to paperwork not correct (not because of us) and also been stuck in California. Enjoying ourselves even when...
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    Orientation done. Need to get some work done on the truck tomorrow then our first load on Tuesday! So much to learn out here on the road. Everything from fueling, truck stop apps (free showers and other stuff), paperwork, more apps, load board, Qualcomm, weigh stations, toll booths, logging...
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    That's a very good way of putting it.
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    So, one more day here at work, then I'm done, retired, at least from my current job. Carrie and I leave on Sunday to pick up our truck, then off to orientation. It's almost here. It's been a very long process but now seems like not enough time to get everything done before we leave. We're...
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    Our Time is Now

    Hi Guys, No alternate places to park while on hometime? Hate to see you have to shell out more money, especially initially. Good luck.
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    Trucking School

    Yup, I'm in Michigan and I rented a 26' straight truck from Penske with air brakes. A friend of mine just rented the same type of truck last weekend (in Michigan), he does not have a cdl. May be worth checking into.
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    How exciting. So happy for you two!!
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    It's been awhile since I posted an update. We had a great time at the Expedite Expo, made new friends, attended some very informative workshops and talked with several fleet owners. Since the Expo, we have made our decision as to which fleet owner we feel most comfortable working with. Just...
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    We Are Going to Expedite Expo 2019

    Great job you two, love the videos.
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    How to get fiance trained to team

    i rented a 26 foot straight truck so my wife could get some experience before she attended a 2 day, one on one, CDL course in Grand Rapids, MI. For us, it was well worth the money for the course. There may be something similar in your area.
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    Advice on footwear for ladies?

    I know my better half is going to be interested in the feedback you receive.
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    Carrie finally received her updated license in the mail a couple of days ago. She applied for her passport after taking her hazmat and tanker endorsement tests and still received her passport before her license (we did pay for an expedited processing for her passport, 3 weeks processing time I...
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    We're back from the Expo, another great event! Met so many great people, made some new friends and are so thankful for them. Funny how things work out. Carrie and I were quite sure on who we were going to be driving for before the Expo, well things change. There's nothing better than face to...
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    Very nice. Carrie and I are only working 2 days this week!!! Decided to just take a couple of extra days off to enjoy ourselves. We will be in Ft. Wayne on Thursday, gonna go to the Bolt open house and just kind of relax and have fun. Really looking forward to it.
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    Shh, it's a secret. So, our long journey into a career in expediting has been a secret to our friends and family. Today we had a family pool and pizza party and were able to let everyone in on what we are doing. Only our youngest daughter, who was living at home during most of our planning...
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    Introducing ourselves and a question;)

    Welcome Rob and Della, My wife and I should be entering the expediting lifestyle (team straight truck) within the next couple of months, it's very exciting. We will be attending the Expo again this year. With both of you having all your licenses and qualifications, you will be a very popular...
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    We Have Lost Our Focus

    TeamPaul, Sorry to hear about the snag you have run into. Keep plugging away, I know you will soon reach your goals.
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    You've Been Researching This How Long?

    Bama1, Thank you for asking. Michael Sanborn - Cross Country Expediters
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    Time for a lifestyle change?

    Welcome. My wife and I are entering the final stretch of a long journey ito begin the expediting lifestyle. It's great to hear that you will be attending the Expo next week. There is so much information that you will be able to gather there and you will enjoy seeing the equipment that is on...
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