Our new 2015 Volvo is sick, in Volvo hospital

Discussion in 'Watkins & Shepard' started by jungledrums, Jun 12, 2014.

  1. Mtn. Dew

    Mtn. Dew Light Load Member

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    What else is there to tell sir? It was hard going for me. I left.... equipment... miles...insurance....all poor.
     
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  3. Mtn. Dew

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    I do however want to say the 10 day orientation in NC was very good. Matt, RL, and Johnathan were all very professional and intelligent people. I also didn't travel the North east much at all. I was able to fuel at all of the major stops, and if there was heavy construction or traffic, I didnt catch a lot of flack about another route unless it was way out of route. The owner ops. Seemed to like it there.
     
  4. TruckDuo

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    Thanks for sharing. It's important to tell our stories so we can pay it forward and help the next crop of drivers.
     
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    really 99% of trailers, that might be a slight exaggeration. i think i work for a different company than these posts represent.
     
  8. TruckDuo

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    These are my friends and they worked there for several months and they wouldn't lie. I remember talking to them several times when they had dealt with trailer issues. Once the trailer roof completely peeled off like a sardine can!
     
  9. 3031

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    Me too. I've been with WS for 3 years and am very happy here. The trailers used to be notoriously bad but they purchased 300 new ones and now I rarely have any trailer issues.
     
  10. jungledrums

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    I am glad that other drivers are having a better experience than we did. We used to joke that we were jinxed.. Lol.
     
  11. Mtn. Dew

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    I noticed that if an empty new trailer or two was on a yard somewhere, they always were red tagged for brakes or something. Some had glad hand locks on them.However; the old ragged out ones didn't have red tags on them. So... it was obvious what the deal was on that. The problem for me was ...what if I used one of the new ones, and it really ended up having bad breaks. So...I ended up with crap every time. I was fairly new ...so I dont think I was special enough.
     
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