Waller Truck Excelsior Springs MO

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  1. Sickofbeingscrewed

    Sickofbeingscrewed Bobtail Member

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    Waller does not pay for moving empty trailers, they don't pay any holiday pay, vacation pay is paid weekly at .005 CPM that you are supposed to save for a vacation. They do not take out state tax from your state unless it's Missouri or Kansas. Single bunk trucks. Absolutely no idle policy. Planners don't know how to read or understand hours of service before putting loads on you. Rarely ever get a preplan so you wind up sitting. If you deliver after 5pm and don't have a preplan you will sit way into the next morning waiting on a load. Communication within the office is pitiful. The owner will NOT take any time to meet or speak with drivers. Drivers have to supply coffee for the driver's lounge the company won't. APU's seem to break down a lot in the trucks. You can only wash the truck at the yard and it comes out just as dirty as when it went in the wash. Newest trucks have cameras and the Bendix system in them. Lots of drivers were hard pressed to get 2000 miles a week. Home time sucks.
     
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  2. jethro712

    jethro712 Light Load Member

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    thanks for the heads up. still there? what made you choose them?
     
  3. Lonesome

    Lonesome Road Train Member

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    That about covers it.
     
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  4. Sickofbeingscrewed

    Sickofbeingscrewed Bobtail Member

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    Believed the recruiter, thought a smaller family run company would be better. It's not. I won't be there for long I'm currently looking...
     
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  5. motocross25

    motocross25 Heavy Load Member

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    This is actually one of the better "Bad Company" posts I've come across. Explains why, what's the issue(s), and not some 2 word "stay away" warning. Sorry to the OP that the jobs a bummer but kudos on the post.
     
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  6. jethro712

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    best of luck to you.
     
  7. 1oldschool

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    That's all true. Majority of drivers there will say the same.

    They do have good points about getting you home on weekends. If you live in KC area you could be home probably every other day.

    They are pretty laid back in general. Easy to work for no drama.
    There trucks are leased and keep a pretty new stock available.

    There safety is no nonsense no excuse to run illegal. Unless roads conditions or accident has delayed you.

    They supply you scanner for pw but you still must mail in original at post office once a week.

    Ridder policy right away. Your also around more seasoned drivers. Min 2 yrs experience

    Some other bad points. Pay is low, only health insu for driver is supplied. Zip code to zip code miles. Detention time is a myth. The mattress supplied is more like laying on a box spring.
    Some may find this bad some may not. Depends on your schedule. Each time you go into yard you must go thru truck inspection bay. There shop is first class and mechanics are KW on lease.
    You will probably be 50% drop and hook. Some customers are off the beaten path.
     
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