Location for the night

Discussion in 'Schneider' started by 91B20H8, Mar 19, 2014.

  1. Sipesh

    Sipesh Medium Load Member

    Apr 3, 2014
    There are local gigs hiding out there. I've made more in the last 2 weeks staying in town than I did in my last month with Schneider. Adjusting to not being OTR is kinda weird after several years, though. I've been slowly handing out the last of my Schneider supplies at the train yard to the Schneider intermodal guys.
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  3. rickybobby

    rickybobby Road Train Member

    Jul 10, 2010
    greensboro, nc
    Still at the house.
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  4. AM14

    AM14 Road Train Member

    Oct 6, 2015
    Jefferson Twp. NJ
    I'm staying at my 2nd stop tonight in the alley next to it. At least until something better opens up. I've already been here for 7 hours anyway. I have a relay I have to pickup in Kearny whenever I leave out of here but at least the crazies will all be home in bed by then.
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  5. SingingWolf

    SingingWolf Heavy Load Member

    Sep 14, 2016
    Steubenville, OH
    Lol funny how that works ain't it? :D

    I did the Schneider orientation but not the. "Actual" site specific one. That is until today. Good thing is I'm done early enough that I'm going home tonight.....hopefully my mad Viking beard balm came in :D
  6. stevep1977

    stevep1977 Road Train Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    Chicago, IL
    Never know, I've been on the NJ turnpike at 1:30 am only to run into complete gridlock. Of course it was overnight road construction but still ridiculous.
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  7. 91B20H8

    91B20H8 Road Train Member

    Oct 17, 2012
    The Heart of the North, Mi
    Sideling Hill travel plaza enroute to a Philly burb for a live unload yeaaaa
  8. munson

    munson Bobtail Member

    Sep 19, 2013
    "Easter week 34's", it's not for a few weeks, hell, I thought you were covering loads "solo" after Murphy riding along a couple of days... You lost me at Orientation...

    When I got hired I had:
    1st week Carlisle Pa
    2nd week with Training Engineer @ Wintersville DC
    3rd week Carlisle Pa for final instruction & testing...
    4th week Monday morning with Greg then a one day ride along with a driver with me as passenger...
    Tuesday morning handed an assignment & a set of keys out on my own...

    and to stay with this thread theme: I'm leaving home shortly for 01:10 Wintersville DC
    dockout of Meat & Produce... banging 3 Wally docks...
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2017
    Reason for edit: forgot to add something
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  9. Sipesh

    Sipesh Medium Load Member

    Apr 3, 2014
  10. CSDixon

    CSDixon Light Load Member

    Feb 7, 2017
    Denver CO
    Keep seeing this thread. Looking forward to posting to it "officially" in my own (company) truck. School starts Monday. Stay tuned.
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  11. scythe08

    scythe08 Road Train Member

    Mar 19, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Sydney, Mt.

    I get to my 8am appt at my customer in Billings. I notice another tanker guy there, which was weird, because they don't allow anyone in their yard before 8am,,,whatever. I go in, check in, and go back out and wait by the scale to weigh in. The the customer cones out grabs the other driver,scales him in and takes him to the area that I unload at.

    I'm irritated, but this is one of my favorite customers and they only unload out of sequence if there is an issue. Hour and a half later, the guy is unloaded and scaled out and they approach me.

    "We have an issue. The guy who just unloaded was supposed to be here yesterday and he was supposed to take your load and take it to Williston after he got a tankwash. So you're going to have to take it up there because he can't make it today.

    Ok,,,,,,why didn't you tell me that when I showed up at 8? I can't make it there today either now. They're an hour ahead.
    So I sitting 80 Mile's away at the Town pump, listening to every idiot with a set of straight pipes Jake brake through the parking lot.
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