Fyi don't haul ohio mulch, co

Discussion in 'Shippers & Receivers - Good or Bad' started by JAKL, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. JAKL

    JAKL Bobtail Member

    Oct 29, 2010
    I just finished talking to a carrier about "Ohio Mulch Co. out of Columbus, OH"
    We shared stories and mine was that Ohio Mulch owes me $22000!!!
    For those who don't know...hauling bagged mulch is too cheap. So how about hauling it for FREE!!!! Anyone up for that? I know its tempting to get you home out of places like (eg..Homerville, GA) But don't haul it. They don't pay the brokers, and chances are, the broker won't pay you. They sell to Menards, Home Depot, and Walmart.
    Just thought I would send a warning out to the guys and gals who matter.
    .....I think I'll pass on buying their product too! :biggrin_25510:
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  3. 123456

    123456 Road Train Member

    Oct 22, 2010
    CanNot believe THEY are still around !!!!!

    Thanks for the warning !!
  4. Truckin bozo

    Truckin bozo Bobtail Member

    Jan 19, 2011
    I have hauled for them for 15 years and I have never had any issues
    Getting paid on time!
  5. jbatmick

    jbatmick Road Train Member

    Dec 1, 2009
    hastings, Fl
    :biggrin_25511:2 bad reports , 1 good report, and it is from a brand new poster. I wonder ?
  6. Superhauler

    Superhauler TEACHER OF MEN

    Jan 30, 2010
    keep stroking.
    and how the hell do you get into them for $22000 before you realize they dont pay??
    Jfaulk99, Eskimo6804 and losttrucker Thank this.
  7. Jfaulk99

    Jfaulk99 Road Train Member

    May 16, 2009
    I kinda wondered the same thing. Especially since mulch has never been the best paying loads.
  8. old-six-pack

    old-six-pack Heavy Load Member

    Oct 24, 2007
    vernon hill, va
    never let anyone get in the hole with you for that much money they could go bankrupt at any moment and you would never get your money for sure....
  9. Biscuit75

    Biscuit75 Road Train Member

    I don't have any experience hauling for them, BUT...

    When I was able to go back to work after healing up from my car accident I was still unemployed being that I was laid off while in recovery. Being laid off I was able to collect unemployment. With no dependents I would clear $365 a week from the state. Ohio makes you register with a job finding assistance program. Under "truck driving" was Ohio Mulch. I called...

    Was offered a job working 40 hours a week at $12/hr. I could work overtime if they had it, but I would make an additional $12/hr. No overtime pay. So $480 a week gross for 40 hours. Minus taxes I would have cleared $350.

    I stayed on unemployment...
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