How’s the LTL sector doing where you’re at?

Discussion in 'LTL and Local Delivery Trucking Forum' started by McUzi, Mar 1, 2020.

  1. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    And fingerprint every last one of those??? :eek:

    No thank you. That’s too much like work.

    I had 19 deliveries and 6 pickups today, and that was plenty.
     
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  2. ChaoSS

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    My coworkers think I'm crazy when I get to my backhaul and start doing burpees.

    But hey, a guy's gotta stay in shape, right?
     
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  3. ChaoSS

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    That always seems to make the rest of the day go easier though. I mean you do that, then it's like you're half done.
     
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  4. jtaran06

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    I asked today if Cali was next week since they are shut down. They said bill count is way up. Running as normal they have freight!

    Atlanta had no traffic at rush hour. Nashville either. Was actually kinda nice.
     
  5. Russian Rabbit

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    Still hot and heavy. We did lose our show freight account---because they've totally shut down. This could affect hours.

    i just bought a new truck. Not a suburban, but a different chevy truck. This was just before the shutdown madness. So, i could be HOSED in a few days?
     
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  6. Bob Dobalina

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    Yesterday Ohio issued an order to shut down non-essential businesses effective tonight at midnight. As transportation, we are considered essential, but a lot of the freight we haul is for so-called non-essential businesses. We might be down to skeleton crews in no time.
     
  7. upnorthwpg

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    Not us cross border. We are super heavy, going hard with max weight.
     
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  8. Mike2633

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    I got my letter, of essentialness today. I keep it on the dash board of my car.
     
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  9. Mike2633

    Mike2633 Road Train Member

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    So as you all know, the directive came down from the top today. Ohio went down and locked down some more things. While, as a food service guy I am considered essential. We have some areas of our business that are spiking, but other areas are down and over all business is down down down. Anyhow I got my letter from the legal department today, that I keep on the dash board of my car saying I'm in food transportation and need to be able to get through.

    Will see what happens. We have extra guys and trucks. The trucks that are going out are heavy, but we've got 2 guys on some routes now. I've never had so many people in the passenger seat before. Heck today I was in the passenger seat my self.

    11:59pm tonight "non-essential" business go down.
     
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  10. Bob Dobalina

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    We've been heavy at my barn up to this point, but with auto plants and other things slowly shutting down it's bound to hit us eventually. It's the uncertainty that bothers me. I wish I knew the answer to the "how bad for how long" equation.
     
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