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Discussion in 'Ask The Recruiter' started by Bama1, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. Bama1
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    Bama1 Rookie Expediter Researching

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    was just wondering if any recruiters monitor this site? if so who are you with? and is it okay to send you a private message? are any other way you prefer to communicate. thanks in advance!!!
     
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    If a recruiter was flipping through EO .. maybe .... But
    Maybe some info about yourself and what type of vehicle you own or drive might help ... also where you live .. maybe fill out an application to all carries might work ...? They don't go knocking door to door like Vacume salesman ...
     
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      Yea but there are some that suck



      You know I was just kidding , I expect to be chastised for that remark anyways.
       
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      fastman_1 Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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      All the recruiters seemed to have moved on, they have Better things to do than put a truck on every street corner.... Geez I kill me sometimes.
       
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      No not every corner but think nothin of asking you to do 150 miles o dead head for a short job and not compensate you ....... Ummmmm NO WAY!
       
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    • Bama1
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      Bama1 Rookie Expediter Researching

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      just doing some research for now. I'm a few months away from feeling comfortable starting a new business.(after the presidential election) I just feel it's to soon to start pestering recruiters at major carriers. i only asked here just seems more casual. I have a few questions that would be better ask in private chat,you know the ones miles, money and can I be asset to a carrier or fleet owner. since I was asked i'm interested in solo straight trucks. I understand that would put me at a disadvantage to teams. but I ain't mad. if I were a fleet owner I do the same more miles more money! so if there's a recruiter, fleet owner or solo driver that would like to share their experience it would be much appreciated. P.S .ntimevan, tknight, fastman1 love reading your posts where you been and where your going on a daily basis. your carriers are lucky to have you.
       
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    • JohnMueller

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      Bama;
      Every once in a while a recruiter lurks in this forum. Every once in a while an ex-recruiter lurks here, and every once in a while a real driver lurks here. You can ask questions but if you feel more comfortable please pm me.
      We (Premium) are lucky to have Fastman running for us and appreciate everything he does. I've known him quite a long time now. Man are we both getting old! :)
       
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      No comment, lol.
       
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      Yeah... its a good thing Fastman's Wife has a good job .. otherwise he would Starve trying to survive off the miles he gets weekly ..... IMO
       
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      There's plenty of miles, this is the way I choose to run, I no longer need to be the bread winner, I'm winding down, like John said I'm getting old!


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      Thanks ... that helps to explain alot ... i knew you liked the closer to Home loads ... but didn't understand there were more longer mile loads available to you ....;)
       
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      They have my load profile,max miles I'll run and where I run, they offer loads that fit that profile, some we win and some we lose,


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      I don't want to hear about getting old!

      I just turned 62.

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      I'm getting the same way been running shorter stuff the last few months and I like it.
       
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      Drive shorter, work smarter?
       
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      Ragman Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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      Try doing some out and back every now and then.
       
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      scottm4211 Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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      Pretty much what I now do.
       
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      Next ... i guess you will move to SD ....:p
       
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      Woah settle down
       
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