Starting to see Amazon trailers at random shippers

Discussion in 'Shippers & Receivers - Good or Bad' started by LondRanger, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. LondRanger

    LondRanger Heavy Load Member

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    is it just me or others have noticed it as well?
     
  2. tnevin225

    tnevin225 Heavy Load Member

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    I think you may be seeing trailers that belong to a carrier and have Amazon advertising. Companies do this quite a bit for there big customers, and use the trailers throughout their customer base not just that customer.
     
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  3. LondRanger

    LondRanger Heavy Load Member

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    I don’t think so, these are legit amazon trailers with amazon numbers, not an advertisement.
     
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  4. Allow Me.

    Allow Me. Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    I saw on the news Amazon wants to use less Fed-Ex/UPS/USPS for deliveries.
     
  5. Studebaker Hawk

    Studebaker Hawk Road Train Member

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    They are trailers that are owned by Amazon. You can tell by the 4 letter SCAC code preceeding the trailer number that is required if it is going on the rail.
    They are almost always pulled by unknown trucking companies with fresh DOT numbers, which according to the FMCSA are being issued at the rate of 135 a day, 34,000 a year.
    It is the future of trucking. Get out while you can.
     
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  6. buzzarddriver

    buzzarddriver Road Train Member

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    It was reported that FedEx did not renew it's contract with Amazon for last mile delivery. Guess that means more USPS or UPS for rural deliveries and Amazon contractors for urban deliveries.
     
  7. p608

    p608 Road Train Member

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    No problem there, FEDEX dumped them
     
  8. smokey12

    smokey12 Heavy Load Member

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    Yea all I see now pulling those trailers are jack leg o/o tractors..what are they pulling them for 79 cents a mile?
     
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