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    Companies offering CDL A training

    Thanks Bill, I took a look and it's some of the same places that are offering in the Louisville area. Some of the trucking companies have you train at a independent school then come to them for the "finishing off" training. I would imagine that it wouldn't matter to much who your working for...
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    Companies offering CDL A training

    I'm in Louisville, KY so we have the UPS hub here as well as FedEx and a number of other companies located around the airport. They offer some pretty good rates for the amount of home time you get but they want you to have 6 months to 1 year experience OTR. I figured that if I "suffered"...
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    Companies offering CDL A training

    I've been expediting in a van for several years now and I've decided to get myself a cdl and spend a year or so OTR. I've seen a fair number of expediters on here that have started out with a big carrier so I'm hoping to get some opinions on a good company to sign up with as a trainee. I...
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    Running team in a cargo van

    I know there's a few of you out there running teams in a van, mostly couples, and I'm wondering if you see a big difference in load offers. I have a friend that would like to get into expediting and I'm thinking about letting him ride with me for a few months at least so he can decide if it's...
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    garmin nuvi speed limit & review

    Well farts, I didn't mean 75. Lately I've been up and down that highway so much its burned into my brain. 94 is what I meant. The loop is freaking huge so I don't think it would do much better going that way. They need an expediter highway that cuts through the suburbs.
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    garmin nuvi speed limit & review

    Has anyone had any luck with the avoid traffic option? I enabled it while I was coming south towards Chicago and approaching rush hour. It still directed me right down 75! I've only came through there during the day a few times now and it's always been a pain in the butt. Is taking the loop...
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    August 2010 locations

    Delivered to Harrisonville, NC today from Sheboygan falls, WI Have a feeling I'm not getting out of the Carolinas today.
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    August 2010 locations

    I got a load out of Saginaw, MI late Fri. afternoon for am delivery in Athens, AL. Nice part is that it took me right through Louisville so I was able to stop in the house for a quick break.
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    on board fax machine?

    If you want some good and most importantly free, scanning software try FreeKapture. When it scans it saves it to your clipboard and you can paste it into whatever program you like. PDF, Word, notepad, etc... I scan it, paste it to a blank word doc and save and send. Nice and easy.
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    August 2010 locations

    I've been sitting here outside of Detroit since Tuesday. This is really starting to suck. It beats being stuck down in the hear at least.
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    Wow, I need a good Truck Stop Guide....

    Thanks for the info. You all rock! Now if I can ever get out of Michigan I'll put it to use. I've been sitting here since Tuesday. Had a load set for Sat. am to El Paso but my carrier lost it.
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    Wow, I need a good Truck Stop Guide....

    Ok, I'm new to the whole aspect of staying out on the road while Expediting. I've been doing work out of Louisville, KY for a few guys and most of it was for UPS so it payed well enough to dead head back. I just got my first taste of Michigan. I was heading back south from my stop and...
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    all power generator

    Although it may sound strange, but the type of sound something makes seems to make a big difference. A rock of something of that sort struck the muffler pipe heat shield on my van and it was driving me nuts even idling at a stop light but the steady hum you hear in the truck stops fades from...
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    August 2010 locations

    Sitting in Flint waiting on a load since I dropped in Saginaw yesterday evening.
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    List of goods to take on the road

    Thanks for all the help! I'm definitely packing my own steel toes and hard had now. I've delivered to some factories that had some pretty foul loaners. I've just bought a new Android phone through Verizon and this eliminated my need for an air card and satellite radio! It can do both...
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    List of goods to take on the road

    I remember seeing a discussion on here awhile back regarding necessities to take with you on the road but for the life of me I can't seem to find it. I checked the FAQs and tried a few search terms to no avail. I've had a few people ask me about this and while it differs between truck sizes...
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    Honda Generators

    Besides the Honda, what else have you all had luck with? Looking to cool a cargo van and run laptop, etc... I've seen some on walmart's site, think they were called generac or something along that line for about 500 bucks. I'm not familiar with that brand though.
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    Honest question from a manager about driver pay

    bfeagley, I sent you a message.
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    All types expedite warning

    Yep, dealt with these lowlifes over email. I just hit delete. I could smell the BS as soon as I opened their poorly written email.
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    Hello, I was wondering how things are running with A Blair right now for you? I own a cargo...

    Hello, I was wondering how things are running with A Blair right now for you? I own a cargo van, not a sprinter, but i would imagine they can keep me running pretty well in that, right? I'm heading to the Expo this weekend to talk to some other recruiters but i'm leaning towards Bolt or...
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