Post-Acklie Crete. Still good?

Discussion in 'Crete' started by Tip, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. Tip

    Tip Tipster

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    Now that ol' man Acklie is gone, what's the word on Crete? I used to work for them, and they were good. But that was when Mr Acklie was around, making sure the drivers were the number one concern. Now that Mr Acklie has departed, I imagine CCC will slowly fall into the dark abyss of the Swifts, Schneiders, Englands, or they'll be bought out by one of those. Anyone know the latest at Crete?
     
  2. G13Tomcat

    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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    ^^^^^^ If you change your poem in your signature, you might get more replies. Just sayin... imho. YRC and OVNT ... a bit outdated~!!! Nothing against Swift, whatsoever.
    Be safe.
     
  3. jethro712

    jethro712 Medium Load Member

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    been at crete a few weeks now, not to bad so far. hope that helps. good luck
     
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  4. supersnackbar

    supersnackbar Road Train Member

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    Duane wasn't doing much as far as running things for quite a while. He'd pop thru a terminal from time to time, but Tonn was in charge of day to day operations. (Duane might have been looking over his shoulder while he did it) The only thing that would change after he passed might be because the possibility of Duane coming in and kicking Tonn's butt isn't there now, Tonn might get on a power trip.(more than usual)
     
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  5. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    He's had that for as long as I can remember.
     
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  6. dog-c

    dog-c Road Train Member

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    im with crete , 2nd week
    the loads are good, some small runs but i got 2 good 1800 mile loads.
    the only thing that is pissing me off is the idle, specifically the opti-idle on my truck does not work and they (crete) could care less.
     
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  7. tucker

    tucker Road Train Member

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    Couldn't care less?
     
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  8. dog-c

    dog-c Road Train Member

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    well its 25 degrees in my truck. what do you propose?
     
  9. tucker

    tucker Road Train Member

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    Does the bunk heater work?
    Opti idle is for AC only in my truck, Freightliner.
    I would call and get a hotel room or place my broom handle between the seat and the fuel pedal to raise the idle so that it would idle nonstop.
     
  10. G13Tomcat

    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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    LoL... i caught that. Married to an ex-English teacher that speaks Spanish, Italian, and some Hawaiian, I'm always in trouble for my misspoken dangling participles. She HATES those double-negatives, busts me every time!
     
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