What a week... Made a wrong turn, check engine light came on again, and who the hell knows what else as my brain is mush. However I will do my best to get you updated.I T-called the Wal-Mart load in Columbus, got two dashboard light replaced and performed a regen on the DPF.. At 2330 … Continue reading Funny story and other crap
Before I get to the new endorsement, let me update ya'll on the Anheuser Busch load;I left the house around 2000 to go pick the load up from our secure yard in East St Louis and got to the delivery address at 2130. I check in and the guy tells me what bay to back … Continue reading New Endorsement
My PTA was set for 0800 this morning and my phone hadn't went off all day. At 1700 I looked at Angie and said, well, not going anywhere today... It wasn't 5 minutes after I said that and my I got a text message. Before I could even check it, it went off again. Than … Continue reading
I realize I am a couple days behind, so lemme try and catch ya'll up.I delivered in St James, MO on Wednesday morning and received a pre-plan to head to Jackson, MO. That trip was to pick-up an empty trailer and take it to the yard in St Louis. Apparently it wasn't cleaned out, so … Continue reading Ahh… 3 days off!!!
I left at 0530 and headed for Elwood, IL. Once I got there, I realized it was the same place that Donald and I had picked up before. Once I got the location where to drop my empty, i went to do that and than walked to the shipping office to get my paperwork and … Continue reading An Expensive Day, but I am home for the night!!!
I decided to leave the terminal at 1300 today and head to Northlake to deliver. Due to construction and Chicago traffic, it took me an hour and a half to get there. I checked in about 2 hours early, but they assigned me a bay to back into and told me what to do. So … Continue reading Headed through St. Louis
I called Proctor n Gamble this morning when I got up to see if I could pick up before 2300. The guy that answered the phone said my trailer would be loaded at 1 or 1:30. I paused a second and said in the morning? He said no, this afternoon. SWEETSo I left the Columbus … Continue reading Back in Gary
I got a pre-plan around noon today. I am picking up at Proctor n Gamble in Leipsic, OH and delivering to Dominick's Fine Foods in Northlake, IL. Northlake is about 3 miles south of Chicago/O'Hare. As the subject states, this is a van load. I'm not really slamming doors as this isn't a live unload … Continue reading Gonna be a door slammer tomorrow
The mechanic fixing the trailer yesterday decided to do a comprehensive inspection on the trailer. The only reason he let me leave was because it was loaded. Let's just say it is a D.O.T. Officer's dream.I knew it was a piece of shit when I checked it out, but there aren't any empty flatbeds here … Continue reading Sittin in Columbus
I was told to bobtail back to Columbus to pick up a load to be delivered to Columbiana, OH at 1630 today. Thank God they changed the appt time for tomorrow morning. It's only about an hour or so away, but 5 marker lights were out on the trailer. So, I strap down the load … Continue reading Could I catch a break please???