purdy brothers

Discussion in 'Motor Carrier Questions - The Inside Scoop' started by flatbedder, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. flatbedder

    flatbedder Medium Load Member

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    Does anyone know the dirt on purdy brothers trucking out of loudon tn and princeton il? Thanks
     
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  2. blueeyes40

    blueeyes40 Bobtail Member

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    THIS WAS A OLD POST SOO IM UPDATING..ANYONE HAV INFO ON PURDY BROTHERS!!!!!!!!!!!!:biggrin_25524:
     
  3. jellybean

    jellybean Medium Load Member

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    I talked to their recruiter at the stephens city va terminal about a year ago. Here are a few key points i remember. The trucks are equipped with "smart idle" which means you set the temp in the bunk and the truck starts itself up and shuts itself down to maintain the temp. They do not run the south the furthest south they go is Tennessee. They run illinois and indiana and a lot of northeast. All the trucks are parked at the terminal every weekend. They told me home every weekend and "their drivers do not take their resets in their trucks" They haul a lot of dairy products. All this info was told to me by a recruiter from the va terminal so some of it may be different if you are out of the tn terminal. Good luck I hope this helps
     
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  4. The Challenger

    The Challenger Kinghunter

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    They opened up a new terminal in Apopka FL. They hire mainly Central FL for this terminal.

    KH
     
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  5. blueeyes40

    blueeyes40 Bobtail Member

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    yep that helps..thank u for reply back...I got too return their call 2morrow soo i was checkin..thanks..:biggrin_25525:
     
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  6. heather

    heather Bobtail Member

    I worked for Purdy Bros for 1 year they were really good to me. The Winchester VA yard is the best they do alot of milk runs, 95% is 300 miles or less they have the regional runs down really good they like to have U home every 5-7 days,They do some NY city but they wont force u to do it. Any other questions I will be happy to help.
     
  7. dehumand

    dehumand Light Load Member

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    They are crap. Pure runny shoe fill crap. Stay away.
     
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  8. anj8488

    anj8488 Road Train Member

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    So what did they fire you for?
     
  9. 123456

    123456 Road Train Member

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    They ever get their pay scale update to the 21st century ?
     
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