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  1. Klatu

    Klatu Road Train Member

    Nov 26, 2010
    Argyle, TX
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  3. MrEd

    MrEd Road Train Member

    Sep 2, 2011
    Winfred, SD
    The dream of being an o/o does not begin with "lease purchase". That's how nightmares begin.
  4. Lone Ranger 13

    Lone Ranger 13 Road Train Member

    Sep 27, 2012
    Asheville, NC
    I don't understand why you stay, if I read this right. There are many other companies. I think it sounds like it is time to try somebody else.
  5. WorldofTransportation

    WorldofTransportation Heavy Load Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    Your mother
    Because I do ok money wise right now and my station in life doesn't allow me to be gone more than 4 days at a time right now.. and like I said everyone that leaves comes back... Yeah I could make a lot more OTR but I really can't right now...
  6. Paul313

    Paul313 Light Load Member

    Aug 19, 2012
    South Carolina
    #### I work for gw and have nothing but good to say, run team though they love team
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  7. JLo

    JLo Bobtail Member

    May 14, 2014
    Hey guys, recruiter for GW Dedicated here, please understand that we do not sell you the truck. We use 3rd party companies that sell you the truck. We just facilitate the payment for you and help with the down payment. Whatever happens between you and the financers/ dealers is between you and them just like it would be if you bought a truck without our help. We have steered away from the company that you probably bought the truck through because of these types of incidents. Unfortunately, we don't know until it happens and then it's too late for those that got burned. As for the business that you feel like you got burned on, the only thing I can say is that we wouldn't have hundreds of owner ops doing it and that have been with us for years and years if it went this way for everyone. I'm very sorry you got burned, I don't know your situation but please remember that every trucking company out there has drivers that are disgruntled. I wish it could go perfect for everyone but it just doesn't. Good luck in your future endeavors. I hope it gets better for you, sincerely.
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  8. chevy2

    chevy2 Bobtail Member

    Aug 2, 2011
    Bay city, MI
    yea this is true they broker most of their loads, they do have some direct customers, stay away from truckload management, I ran for ATF American trans freight,
    for 2 yrs out of gary, IN this mostly intermodal (Chicago terminals) @ 75% & 89% of fsc, wkly $950 - 2000 this agent done a fair job finding high paying loads
    also ran flats for dallas mavis for awhile, had to watch settlements carefully, ATF was the better of the bunch.
  9. joseph1135

    joseph1135 Papa Murphy

    Nov 8, 2009
    The Highway To Hell.
    God I wish I saw this when it was fresh. But here is a prime example of stupid people leasing trucks. Yup. Stupid. Nobody opens a business with nothing. You have to have back up money. How's he gonna feed his kids? That's his problem. That he should have thought of BEFORE this happened.
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  10. Allow Me.

    Allow Me. Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    May 28, 2009
    Rancho Mirage, Ca.
    OK. lets review…….you "lease" a truck from a trucking company whose main business is transportation. Then you let them have complete control with your loads, as in, how and when to dispatch you. Then you let them do all the bookkeeping and divvy up the moneys as they see fit. You let them have control of where you get service/repairs, you cannot change the lettering on the side, they decide how to pay you and when. Do you see a problem here ?
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  11. JLo

    JLo Bobtail Member

    May 14, 2014
    You're free to get your own authority and do all of that on your own. If you don't want to do all of that on your own and go through the hassle of getting your own authority, then yes... you will compromise with whatever company you decide to enter into a partnership with. That's what you are when you become an owner operator, a partner and everywhere partnership has give and take.
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