Chicago area rates

Discussion in 'Intermodal Trucking Forum' started by RERM, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. 4noReason

    4noReason Road Train Member

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    wait wait wat! elwood and global 4 are the best though. i hated global 1 and 2. city city and more city. i liked regional as well. but if i go back id prob do local. seems better.jb hunt or schneider owner op
     
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  3. 4noReason

    4noReason Road Train Member

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    i just hate city driving chicago. but the suburbs are love
     
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  4. Lostkeys

    Lostkeys Heavy Load Member

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    How many miles do you run a week?
     
  5. JJKid

    JJKid Medium Load Member

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    well, on average.. my loads are about an average 150 to 180 miles one way so roughly 350 miles round trip. give or take, 6 days of work.. so looking at 2,000 miles. however.. that's just one LOAD a day.. when im feeling good, i do another one.. lol
     
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  6. 4noReason

    4noReason Road Train Member

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    i am so thinking of joining you guys. i just dont wanna buy a truck. too scared
     
  7. 30-aught-6

    30-aught-6 Light Load Member

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    Well if its worth anything,heres what one comp View attachment 78540 any emailed me about there rates
    Ask me where my TRUCK is? its Parked until i find something better

    And this is from New Orleans,La to the listed citys and states
     
  8. Berniemacman

    Berniemacman Bobtail Member

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    Does this company you work for hire company drivers, what the name of company/address? Im in Chicago near Ohare
     
  9. grajek

    grajek Bobtail Member

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    And what company is that? Please share.
     
  10. Trick Daddy

    Trick Daddy Bobtail Member

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    You are not doing bad. Some guys have found sweet deals, but you are making a fair rate based on my experience. I am assuming you are a leased on guy running on their authority. Probably around 70%.......in the ballpark?
     
  11. RERM

    RERM Road Train Member

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    Well, I followed JJKid to his outfit and must say things have been much better!!!!!

    Been averaging 2700- 3400 after fuel, 5 days a week, Legal.

    Unfortunately my trucks been eating up about $300 per week in repairs!!!!!(maintenance that at 800k+ it was due for..... But still......
     
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