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Discussion in 'General Expediter Forum' started by Ragman, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. fastman_1
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    Hmmm let's see, 134 miles deadhead, pick up 2300 pounds. Deliver 6am Tuesday morning 80 miles away..... ahhhh NO!


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  2. in-Transit
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    Empty 2 hours early and as luck should have it neither Loves or local wal mart are overnight friendly .


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  3. OntarioVanMan
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    OntarioVanMan Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    You know 99% of all Walmart stores have no overnight parking signs
     
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  4. OntarioVanMan
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    OntarioVanMan Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    You would think brokers and logistic people would know what you need to enter a chemical plant or refinery
    Of course they had the information they just were keeping it a top-secret
     
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  5. in-Transit
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    Yes but appearance tells all! Part of a mall outlying and no residual truck leftovers or marks.


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  6. Perioodic
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    Perioodic Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    On my last delivery I had to take a safety test, which comes with a safety card and everything or I couldn't unload. The test had a little over 20 questions.


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  7. OntarioVanMan
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    RV s ? You are not a truck
     
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    Since I've been working Texas and Oklahoma I have a fistful of them training cards
    We were given almost no information except for the fact when we asked for it they had it on hand?
     
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  9. Perioodic
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    Yeah I almost always need a pick up number, and the broker always forgets to send it with all the other information.


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    I think this covers Your Problems in general ....

    hauling freight from a Pond near you
     
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    That explains what happens to brokers in general LOL
     
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    Sent from lost in space.
     
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    Doing the Pd. DH thingee to Hotlanta .... of course Mr. Rogers (Ovm) will be in the Neighborhood .....

    hauling freight from a Pond near you
     
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    Oh gosh no... there's 2 of you!:p
     
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    I feel like shopping.....
     
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    You could say that :p

    Among other things I found today, came across a picture of my first rookie truck. Ain't she a beauty :D

    scan0001.jpg
     
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    Had a nice one Friday night and Saturday, New Orleans to near Moline. Right before we get to the pick, our company called and asked if we wanted to make it a twofer; pick up at same shipper, deliver to Broken Bow OK then on to Illinois. Sure! Mo money

    Looong day, 1300 miles, one small doe, but we're safe and sound at the J in Davenport. Back at it tomorrow morning when the $ posts into our bank account.
     
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  19. Worn Out Manager
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    JB old cab-over! How long ago was this? 70's?

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    BTW, if you wanna see a good movie, we saw "Hidden Figures" this afternoon. Highly recommend this film!
     
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