U.S. Salt, Watkins Glen, NY.

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  1. gearjamin

    gearjamin Light Load Member

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    The gentlemen that work in the shipping department are great to deal with, on both the day and afternoon shifts. They take the time to explain the safety and company procedures that are required of the drivers when they pick up loads. They talk to you as an equal and do not treat you like a mule who is just there to move the freight. They had to pull a pallet off of my trailer (due to a paperwork error) and I apologized to the clerk for the extra work it caused him. He was really cool about it and said that it was minor compared to what we drivers go through. Each time I'm there their attitudes are the same. I know they're on Santa's good shipper list!
     
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    I used to load in there myself never a problem....
     
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    The docks are a bear to get onto. But sitting by the lake while waiting is nice.
     
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    yeah, its a cool little town as long as it isn't NASCAR weekend...

    On a non race weekend I'm a little over an hour away, spent a lot of time over the years at the track watching sports car racing....pretty good fishing in the lake also..
     
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    Beautiful area. I deliver in upstate NY regularly and really enjoy that part of the country. Now the southerneastern part of the state is another story......
     
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    we call that "down state" or "the City" or "the Island" most of us have no use for it either..
     
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    Ya have walmart right across the st too, and theres a nice lil restaraunt thats about a block from it too, first time there may scare ya a little, small town, looks like no big rig belongs there.........but it's a truck friendly place
     
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    I love Watkins glen. Going through the glenn is very cool too. My dad hails from that part too, so sometimes I am up there once or twice a year. Which lake is US Salt on??

    KH
     
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    Seneca Lake..
     
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    I hang out by the lake while I am there, been to that place 2 or 3 times now. I really do not like the wait. And that first door is a little tight for a box. But not too bad.
    They are friendly and got me loaded quick, once in a door. Just did not like waiting for 3 hours to get to the door.