Anyone else seeing a slow down at their company

Discussion in 'Canadian Truckers Forum' started by classicxl, Nov 3, 2022.

  1. classicxl

    classicxl Light Load Member

    256
    345
    Dec 16, 2006
    0
    I’m just wondering if this slow down i’m seeing at my mega carrier is just my company or canada/us wide . I lost my first shift being sunday do to no work and got a email today asking if I wanted to take the day off . Which I replied no I want to work as I already lost my first shift . Out of the 4 guys who work nights i’m the only guy in today . Every night this week the corridor drivers have been camping out here in Mississauga because of no loads


    Any one else a slow down at their company
     
  2. Truckers Report Jobs

    Trucking Jobs in 30 seconds

    Every month 400 people find a job with the help of TruckersReport.

  3. DaytonTD

    DaytonTD Light Load Member

    146
    164
    Jul 14, 2019
    Edmonton, Alberta
    0
    Probably not going to have the usual holiday rush this year. Recession is happening it will get worse into next year.
     
  4. classicxl

    classicxl Light Load Member

    256
    345
    Dec 16, 2006
    0
    I know it’s coming but i’m really hoping it’s not going to be as bad as everyone is saying it will be . Maybe I should take that garbage hauling gig ,at least it should be recession proof
     
  5. Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden Light Load Member

    123
    199
    Apr 1, 2021
    0
    My first job was hauling garbage to Michigan. After Christmas even the garbage got slow. Went from going to Michigan every day to going to Niagara Falls NY twice a day.
     
  6. BigHossVolvo

    BigHossVolvo Road Train Member

    1,357
    1,956
    Dec 15, 2016
    Calgary, Alberta
    0
    FTL Van/Reefer is basically over, we're prob 95% LTL we build off our docks now. Daycabs are getting rotating days off, LCV are waiting 12 hours for B Box's, it's going to get BAD. They're starting to look at office staff, and slip seating has been mentioned for company units. Canada only O/O's that won't go to BC are being let go.

    2008, 2015, 2019 now 2022. These economic disasters are really starting to get close together!
     
  7. Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden Light Load Member

    123
    199
    Apr 1, 2021
    0
    We had our normal slowdown after the summer but nothing out of the ordinary. Every driver at MB is guaranteed at least 40 hours pay a week whether they work that much or not. Don’t think they’ll lay anyone off.
     
  8. Tb0n3

    Tb0n3 Road Train Member

    3,760
    6,903
    Oct 5, 2012
    Earth
    0
    On the US side I've seen last week at least we couldn't find any loads from NJ up into New England. It's a rare thing to deadhead 6 hours twice in one week.
     
  9. Prairie Trucker

    Prairie Trucker Light Load Member

    108
    122
    Jan 27, 2021
    0
    Yup it is hitting hard - basically rates are not sustainable to run the business - not sure how smaller companies will survive
     
  10. DaytonTD

    DaytonTD Light Load Member

    146
    164
    Jul 14, 2019
    Edmonton, Alberta
    0
    They won't. Alot of companies will need to shut the doors before rates improve.

    Companies will operate at a small loss to break even just to hold onto their customers and the ones that can survive the longest will be around when rates improve.

    We will see this in the new year. This holiday season will not give the rush and increase in rates we are use to seeing. After new years it will get really bad.

    Tone sours on Q3 trucking calls
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2022
  11. classicxl

    classicxl Light Load Member

    256
    345
    Dec 16, 2006
    0
    .


    Sounds like your company is really getting hit hard that’s unfortunate
     
  • Truckers Report Jobs

    Trucking Jobs in 30 seconds

    Every month 400 people find a job with the help of TruckersReport.

  • Draft saved Draft deleted