Sometimes Things Fall Into Place.

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Pat M.'s Comment
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Found out that my youngest son was getting to go home for Christmas after jump school. I found a very good paying load going from Sheridan, WY to where he lives dropping the day after Christmas. So I booked it a week ahead of time.

Then one of my direct customers called needing a load delivered to Sheridan the day before I was to pick up the load. Ka-ching worked out perfect.

Drop the load off in Tennessee and start looking for a load home. Found one 400 miles away that paid more than enough to cover the bounce and was light enough that I could scale it. See, I have my 3 axle trailer and can't scale 48k in a 80k state. I am over 33k empty.

Then that same direct customer calls me and wants more trucks. So when I get back and drop this load I take another one to Sheridan only to reload where I am dropping and going right back to my shipper.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Pete B.'s Comment
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That’s wonderful, Pat; I’m happy for you. It started off great, and just kept getting better!

PJ's Comment
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That is awesome Pat. I never seemed to have circumstances like that. Mine was more of truck ordered not usedshocked.png I love what I'm doing now. Much less stress.

Pianoman's Comment
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Wow! Gotta love when the stars align like that!

Glad you were able to see your son for Christmas.smile.gif

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