ESTES Express (1 Year Review)

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  1. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    I called our Central before I started today’s linehaul run to ask what the meet guy was bringing me so I’ll know if I need a twin screw or not. Before I even finished my sentence the idiot says “Id take a tandem if that’s your question”. :rolleyes:

    I’ve been trucking for 20 years and I don’t need this clown to tell me those things. I’m not taking some pig pen of a twin screw for 35K on pups. That’s fine to run with my truck.
     
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  3. KaoMinerva

    KaoMinerva Road Train Member

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    That's a none issue I feel more SAFE in a tandem honestly lol. I take a twin screw right off the bat. I hate them single axel
     
  4. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    That makes sense, but I’d just as soon do the run with my own truck if at all possible.

    The devil you know vs the devil you don’t and all that…
     
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  5. KaoMinerva

    KaoMinerva Road Train Member

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    I totally get you there lol. Given how wild Estes is with trucks man I drive whatever I want. Ain't no telling if my truck will be there or not
     
  6. jmz

    jmz Heavy Load Member

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    That’s probably one of my biggest annoyances, central dispatch giving you attitude instead of helping you out and doing their #### job. I pulled into the hub a few weeks ago and my handheld didn’t arrive me, so I automatically called central. I politely explain why I’m calling, and this guy just sarcastically goes “oh they don’t have dispatchers at that hub?” All he had to do was make a few clicks and type in my arrival time, but no, he has to tell me in the most dick way possible that he won’t help me because it’s something that the local dispatch can fix.

    This is the same guy who refuses to give detour miles, even though he can do it in 10 seconds. He insists on telling us to have our local management take time out of their busy morning and stumble through the computer for 5-10 minutes until they figure it out.

    Some of these dispatchers view drivers as getting in the way of their long day of sitting around doing nothing.
     
  7. Texas_hwy_287

    Texas_hwy_287 Road Train Member

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    Do any of yall fellas are invested in crypto? I been lurking around the internet and found out there are several forms of cryptocurrency such as ethereum, cardano and shiva money.

    Reason I asked one of the guys at work was saying he made over 10k by selling his crypto currency.
     
  8. KaoMinerva

    KaoMinerva Road Train Member

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    Yes, I do. I got in early in doge and have a piece of Bitcoin. Wait until the crash. It's too high right now. Best to invest in stocks until then. I invested in Old Dominion at like $206 a share. It's at about $290 now.
     
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  9. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    @KaoMinerva Your co-workers ar 071 need to step it up. I had to pick up a shipment of beer today that they left sitting since last Thursday.

    What’s the matter? You Estes drivers don’t want to work? :biggrin_25520: :biggrin_25523:
     
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  10. Bumper

    Bumper Road Train Member

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    Must have been a Union Holiday four day weekend.....
     
  11. KaoMinerva

    KaoMinerva Road Train Member

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    What terminal is 071 again? I haven't been on the road in a while so I'm starting to forget the numbers. That lazy bum @jtaran06 is the reason many loads were left sitting.
     
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