Economy is not in good shape but load/truck ratio up over 100% vs one year ago. WTF is going on?

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  1. Gdog66223

    Gdog66223 Road Train Member

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    What do you consider good pay?
     
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  3. thejudges69

    thejudges69 Light Load Member

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    I've yet to have a good driver approach yet and the pay is good. But no one wants to work. Door swingers.
     
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  4. Kenworth6969

    Kenworth6969 Road Train Member

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    Depends on the job type and hometime
     
  5. blacklabel

    blacklabel Heavy Load Member

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    I'm pretty sure he pays good from what I've seen him post about it on here
     
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  6. DUNE-T

    DUNE-T Road Train Member

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    It's because everything was shot down for two months and now we are dealing with backlog. By next year everything will clear up, free money will run out, people will stop spending and we should witness some very interesting times
     
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  7. bzinger

    bzinger Road Train Member

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    The carrier im leased to hauls fresh meat , frozen food , booze , pet food ingredients and medical supplies .
    Business is booming....so much so that equipment that was going to be retained for a while is being traded for new .
     
  8. AKDoug

    AKDoug Medium Load Member

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    The building materials business is booming pretty much everywhere. We have trucks on the road for hire and I own a building materials store as well. Both businesses are up by over 30% this year. I can't explain why, as I was having meetings with my banker in April wondering if I was going to even be in business after June.
     
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  9. Brettj3876

    Brettj3876 Road Train Member

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    Funny money pumped into the economy. The coming crash is going to be epic
     
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  10. Brettj3876

    Brettj3876 Road Train Member

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    Stack away as much as possible while you can
     
  11. Ridgeline

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    Stack what away?

    Fire wood?
     
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