Family Dollar?

Discussion in 'Werner' started by Bosoxhater75, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. Bosoxhater75

    Bosoxhater75 Bobtail Member

    Jan 17, 2010
    Long Island, New York
    So I am heading down to Allentown on the 27th of Jan. I have a Class A with like every #### endorsement known to man but no experience so i chose werner...cause they called unlike everyone else. So my recruiter tells me that I will be put on the Family dollar dedicated account. Now is he lying and I will get screwed and be put on some waiting list, cause if that is the case I will walk the hell out of that place. Any info anyone with REAL knowledge can provide will help a lot. Thank you
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  2. JustSonny

    JustSonny Big Dummy

    Oct 22, 2009
    Troutman NC
    Came in with all guns blastin', huh Bosoxhater? I can't help you with your questions but I can welcome you to the forum! You'll get some answers to your question and some advice....stand by! Best of luck to you wherever you end up!
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  3. misterG

    misterG Road Train Member

    Jan 21, 2009
    ask my dispatcher
    Welcome to the forum bosoxhater. Near the bottom of the page on you left you will see the post rules, as well as the forum rules.
    Since Werner has given you a chance, try to give them one as well.

    Good luck, and Stay safe.
  4. Stump

    Stump Heavy Load Member

    Jan 27, 2009
    Modesto CA
    I have never heard of someone getting Dollar G right out of training. But i guess it could happen. Alot guys don't want to drive in your area. When you get to orentation, call the driver placement dept, ask if there is any open positions in your area. Goodluck:biggrin_25525:
  5. luvtheroad

    luvtheroad Road Train Member

    Jan 1, 2009
    Central Ohio
    Go get 'em Tiger... Go to orientation with a list of demands and I'm gonna walk outta heres and see where it gets you...
  6. cactusjack

    cactusjack Medium Load Member

    Aug 2, 2009
    call them back and get an recorder...aka dispatch buster.... Have them tell you again that you are going on the dollar account and if it does not happen then you have some fire power to walk out after you bring it to the higher ups.... might not do ya any good but it is just better then going in there with nothing at all !
  7. socal

    socal Medium Load Member

    Feb 18, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    I'm sure you will get on it. They can't get guys with experience to work unloading trailers for 4 hours a day.
  8. usedtire

    usedtire Light Load Member

    May 15, 2009
    Aint going to be an cake walk for you,backing in smalls lots not for an new guy,have you seen how they unload these tls,they use rollers,all by hand.Iam just keeping it real ,but you have to start somewhere,but dont let them blow smoke up your @utt.It wont but easy,how good your backing,allydock,blindside,yup cars in your way.One take an look at one of there parking lots,nope no dock,just side doors.
  9. cactusjack

    cactusjack Medium Load Member

    Aug 2, 2009
    dollar general uses rolltainers and blue flat carts family dollar is roll off conveyer which you finger print everything..... at dollar general my best time at unloading an fully loaded 48' trailer was 2 hours
    dollar general has lift gates which you can get 3 to 4 rolltainers at a time on....
  10. screenman_0

    screenman_0 Light Load Member

    Nov 27, 2009
    Denison, TX
    I am a student and will be until 2-5-10. Had a Werner recruiter come by and speak with the class today 1-18-10. He also spoke of a dedicated account with Dollar General, he says that there are openings with them now. That doesn't mean that they will be there when I get through with the rest of my school and Werner's 6 weeks. I also met a Swift driver who just got out of training and has a dedicated account with Family Dollar. I think the catch with both is that YOU the Driver unlaods ALL you freight so you just might get the account due to that fact....
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