How new of a truck do I need to haul intermodal?

Discussion in 'Intermodal Trucking Forum' started by OldeSkool, Jun 12, 2020.

  1. OldeSkool

    OldeSkool Medium Load Member

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    Does anyone know if intermodal companies have requirements on the trucks age? I am selling my old truck and plan to buy a 99 model Pete, but don’t want to hurt my chances of finding work.
     
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  3. Western flyer

    Western flyer Road Train Member

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    This is a joke right, ha ha.
    I'll bite though.
    Your truck must be at least 20 years old or older,
    A complete pile of junk,duck taped and bungee
    Corded together.
    With at least 1 fender missing and one side of
    The truck a completely different color than the other side.
    Have you not looked at these container trucks
    Going down the highway.
     
  4. bad-luck

    bad-luck Road Train Member

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    Now that's funny.... I don't care who you are
     
  5. 650cat425

    650cat425 Heavy Load Member

    What are ya sellin?
     
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  6. snowbird_89

    snowbird_89 Medium Load Member

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    Get a mid 90's or early 2000's Freightliner with the mirrors being held by duct tape and bald tires. You'll be good.
     
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  7. Mid-May Trucker

    Mid-May Trucker Road Train Member

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    Has to be white Volvo and companies want a minimum two pieces of duct tape and 2 zip ties.
     
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  8. jamespmack

    jamespmack Road Train Member

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    Hey now, I have a 2000 frieghtliner wtf!
     
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  9. OldeSkool

    OldeSkool Medium Load Member

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    Sounds like the truck I’m selling lol.
     
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  10. snowbird_89

    snowbird_89 Medium Load Member

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    I'm just joking dude. I'm not trying to single out individual people. Your truck seems like it's in good shape by your profile pic. You should really see some of these trucks that pull containers though.
     
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  11. jamespmack

    jamespmack Road Train Member

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    I'm just having fun too. I'm close to North Baltimore, and Columbus Ohio yards. I see them all the time and agree.
     
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