Is any one turning miles??

Discussion in 'Motor Carrier Questions - The Inside Scoop' started by jtaran06, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. dancnoone

    dancnoone "Village Idiot"

    May 6, 2007

    Daaamn dude. You just pissed off every Conway/CFI, Werner, JB Hunt, and Schneider driver in the forum LMAO.

    Your 2 month total, is more than any 2 months at their monthly fleet average for the past 4 years. Including the good times LOL

    Hell, with your last year milage. They would be eligible for a month off. And not miss it. This year, they could take 2 months :biggrin_25525:
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  3. evertruckerr

    evertruckerr Heavy Load Member

    Oct 14, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    I'm working on my one month of time off at this very moment, unfortunately it is coming at the pace of one layover day at a time. Actually, this time around it's just short of 3 days sitting in a Texas truckstop waiting to pickup a Monday morning load going a whopping 135 miles. Good Grief!:biggrin_2553:
  4. dancnoone

    dancnoone "Village Idiot"

    May 6, 2007
    My company deaheaded me....300 paid miles. For my weekend at home :yes2557:

    I'll load out sometime Monday, they had no sunday loads going to our home terminal. My truck is finally fixed :D
  5. JWinNC

    JWinNC Light Load Member

    Jan 12, 2008
    Hendersonville, North Carolina
    There was a husband/wife US Express team that was at our warehouse Friday evening getting loaded that I felt sorry for. The husband was telling me they (team) had only 850 miles since last Sunday. That's awful for a solo driver let alone a team!

    They were happy to get the load we had for them, going from western NC to San Pedro, CA.
  6. goose19726

    goose19726 Light Load Member

    Feb 24, 2009
    harrah, ok
    I am in my first week at koch and have gotten 3000 miles this week
    if there is a shortage of miles, my dispatcher forgot to tell me
    however with that said, if my last employer were to start hiring again, I would go back in less than a heartbeat. i really enjoyed that $21 an hour, 70+ hours a week, paid to sleep in the truck when needed and home most nights
    but unfortunatly the oilfield is as dead as my sex life
  7. pullingtrucker

    pullingtrucker Road Train Member

    Dec 21, 2008
    Fostoria, Ohio
    From what I see on the load board over here at Schneider the way to go is local stuff. Who cares about the miles when you can drop 2-3 loads a day and make $1000 as a o/o. Yeah the local stuff takes some skill to pull off sometimes, but man when it all works the stuff really pays.
  8. Brickman81

    Brickman81 Medium Load Member

    Jan 24, 2008
    Las Vegas, NV
    Got to love the people that come into a thread about not getting miles, only to gloat about how good they have it. There are other threads for that, so please move along.
  9. xiggi

    xiggi Bobtail Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    New Castle, IN
    This was the question in the opening post.

    "what company is getting at least 2000+????"

    Sounds like they were simply answering that question.
    Baack Thanks this.
  10. panhandlepat

    panhandlepat Road Train Member

    Jan 12, 2007
    a JR fan and O&A fan.:yes2557: LINGER LONGER!!!!!!!
    i already like ya now don't ruin it bro.:biggrin_25525:
    i run pretty good miles here at arnold AS LONG as i stay on the SE board. i got in PA yesterday and not much freight up there, seems they refuse to DH as far as my home terminal will:biggrin_2552:
  11. DJK

    DJK Bobtail Member

    Dec 25, 2008
    Grapevine, Tx.
    I'm an hourly local/regional container hauler here in Dallas and freight has never been slower than it is right now. So far for the week I've got a whopping 12 hours, just one run to about 50 miles north of OKC. Got another going to OKC tomorrow so I'll maybe get another 10 hours if I drag my feet enough.
    It's not looking good right now but the freight is on boats heading this way from China, so only a few more weeks and hopefully it will pick up on the container side of stuff at least.
    Lots of O/O's have called it quits past month or so around here. I didn't see how they could do it, the rail yards are empty of loads. I've never seen so many empty containers and chassis sitting.
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