Is Walmart the right choice for me?

Discussion in 'Wal-Mart' started by dboy817, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. dboy817

    dboy817 Light Load Member

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    Yes it can be a "good ole boy system" at certain DC's. That part gets on my nerves as I mind my own business. Not here to make a name for myself
     
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  3. dboy817

    dboy817 Light Load Member

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    I specifically asked my GTM how much insurance was for me single non smoker? He told me the truth about different plans, about how much they were. Didn't find out the ded until orientation!! I almost pulled myself out when I heard them.
    I figured I done got this far into it mine as well stay. I was talking to a lady at a DC in LA. She said they have a driver that still working way beyond retirement range because his wife is sick and cause of the insurance costs them like 800-1k out of pocket per month.
    Grant it I figured a person should have a good amt set back If invested right but that's just ridiculous coming from a company like WM.
     
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  4. bzinger

    bzinger Road Train Member

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    Wow I'm surprised they're insurance is so high !
    I work for a company with about 1200 employees and my single health, dental and vision is 25.00 a week with a 500.00 deduct.
     
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  5. BackIsSore

    BackIsSore Road Train Member

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    Keep telling you brother, start putting out apps at other outfits. No way would I keep working a low paying job and keep my fingers crossed that this place might call. I gave you some legit suggestions. If you have qualifications to work here, you'll have no issue working at a carrier where you can make over 70k a year.

    Walmart will always be here and you can keep putting in apps until the call comes.
     
  6. slim6596

    slim6596 Medium Load Member

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    At a GM drop, I average about 10 minutes, maybe a bit more. Going home early on day 5 because my first 4 days, I didn't make less than $430 each day. Closer to $450-470. I usually stop for the evening with less than 15 minutes left on my 14.
     
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  7. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    i know and thk you for the advice. but i dont thk i want to go to a other ltl company. i have always been otr and dont want to work 3rd shift all my life and set by the phone
     
  8. BackIsSore

    BackIsSore Road Train Member

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    That was the old days of LTL, now they're all hard up for drivers and you'll work a full week in most cases. Look into it in a few months if you don't get the call. I haven't made less than 70k since 2005 working those gigs and that's the low end of payscale.
     
  9. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    k i will. i do have a wm cut off time.
     
  10. haz-matguru

    haz-matguru Road Train Member

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    Depending on where you live there are great opportunities available. There are several companies paying 90k plus. I beleave I'm gonna leave soon.
     
  11. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    down south theres not many that pay good very few
     
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