Random LTL Rants (all are welcomed)

Discussion in 'LTL and Local Delivery Trucking Forum' started by road_runner, Jun 21, 2013.

  1. road_runner

    road_runner Road Train Member

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    I'd say one day they will make a movie out of this, but the movie Contagion has been out for 9 years already and pretty much outlines what is going on.

    On that note, I feel like I've been living in a really long episode of South Park for the past few weeks.

    Now that I am stuck at home, wife has a long list of crap I have to do. Day drinking looks like a hobby to pick up.
     
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  2. Gearjammin' Penguin

    Gearjammin' Penguin "Ride Fast-Truck Safe"

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    "OMG, they killed road_runner!!"

    "YOU B@ST@RDS!"
     
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  3. road_runner

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    I just noticed my avatar is Butters as Mr Biggles.

    Oh hamburgers. I sure feel like I'm grounded again.
     
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  4. road_runner

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    It's been an interesting time. Most reading this are hopefully employed or working enough to keep the lights on

    I just want to rant and say thanks. Thanks for putting up with all the hoops we have to jump through with the day to day circumstances of our job. Our job is what it is and a pandemic changed our tempo, but not what we have to put up with.

    Too many people on here to tag. Thanks for your constant encouragement and friendship. You guys are great. I want to wish all of you and your families the absolte best during these trying times.

    It's been surreal, but this will come to an end. One mile, one delivery, one day at a time.

    Y'all stay safe.
     
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  5. Mike2633

    Mike2633 Road Train Member

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    You too @road_runner
    I’m busy sitting at home on voluntary day off, on account of the economy but the rest of you all have lots of work to do so go get em!
     
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  6. Buckeye91

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    I sat at home a couple day’s last week voluntarily. Used vacation days so all paid. Gonna volunteer for 2 days a week unpaid a week. Figure if i work 3 days a week I’ll manage until we are back to normal. Plus it’s been nice working on stuff getting it ready for summer.
     
  7. Bob Dobalina

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    I'm getting myself into the mindset of doing the same thing if need be. They are offering CC weeks instead of days on linehaul at our place. 2 drivers off all week when we already have 2 unfilled bids plus Tiny gone.
     
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  8. Mike2633

    Mike2633 Road Train Member

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    Well here’s some Monday morning workers. For all you working people out there.
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    CVS Pharmacy and the Rocky River, Ohio Service Department are all working today.
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  9. jmz

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    Friday was the first night that I actually saw road trucks parked at my barn. Went from seeing all of them out each night last week, to at least 6 parked up. It will be interesting to see what things look like on Monday. So nothing has changed at all for me, and I don’t expect it to change since there’s a handful of guys under me and there’s still a bunch of city guys under them to run the overflow to the hub.

    Kinda glad our bid was cancelled since the lane I run is now the safest one we have. Low miles, but job security.
     
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  10. Mike2633

    Mike2633 Road Train Member

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    Sysco, Cleveland at 11:17am this morning.
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