Mercer Lease vs Mercer Brokerage

Discussion in 'Mercer' started by Gentlemanfarmer, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. mtoo

    mtoo Road Train Member

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    It does cost money to jump ship. But if Mercer is as bad as he say's it is. He would have been money ahead to jump ship months ago. I assume he is waiting until March when the tags expire.
    After all he's much smarter than we are.
     
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  3. earlybird1104

    earlybird1104 Medium Load Member

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    Who knows some drivers are truck stop junkies then when they not making any money they want to blame the company
     
  4. mtoo

    mtoo Road Train Member

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    When I have not been happy my "exit strategy" has always been 1. I go home 2. wait until last trip is paid 3. quit
     
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  5. earlybird1104

    earlybird1104 Medium Load Member

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    What happened to 4 u still here
     
  6. DezTrucking

    DezTrucking Light Load Member

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    Should have put sarcastic quote at end!
     
  7. TAfool

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    So, on the one hand they have no van freight but on the other hand the vast majority is van freight. Did I get that right?

    Some people will die of thirst while floating in a lake.

    Nevermind the koolaid some are straight up scotch but, either way, everybody will obviously go broke. Just thought, maybe it's not the system but another component?

    TA
     
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  8. earlybird1104

    earlybird1104 Medium Load Member

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    I switched from van to flatbed better choice
     
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  9. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    I talked to a guy doing van at the fuel island at the J here in town a few days ago.
    He had an almost new 386. Nice truck.
    Said he made about $1.00/mile after all operating costs.
    He's the first guy I've spoken to that I actually saw with a van.
    Plethora of you flats out this way, very few vans.
    He said the van is steady.
    I only do van.
    I considered Mercer but was concerned on the freight availability.
    He made me feel better.
    LandStar has that webinar where you can see their actual board, and there are a bazillion vans, so I know they have van freight.

    If they really did pull that guys load and give it away, that is F/U though.
     
  10. spyder7723

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    Exactly. Tells ya a whole lot about how a guy runs his business if he is "stuck" at the company he is leased to.

    I've said before it really sounds like he doesn't own the truck. He drives for a contractor. Or isn't even with mercer.
     
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