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Dutch's Comment
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Dutch's Comment
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Pat M.'s Comment
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Yesterday was a very long day. 355 miles total with a grand total of 13 miles loaded. Went to Butte and moved a John Deere 450 excavator then I swapped trailers to go to Choteau, MT to move a Hitachi 350 and a Komatsu 300 excavator. The longest move was 6 miles. I did not get pics of the loads but I did get one that gives you a view of what I could see out of my mirrors. I was only doing about 20 mph but I did have 9 axles on the ground. Smallest excavator was 80k and the largest 110k. I am 65k empty with the 8 axle trailer. UvsxHbRZ6InDYGyZtrbT_pR_f7wNOYz4jYlfbfs8

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

Fm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Pat M.'s Comment
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Delivered 55k of concrete today. Another 57k going tomorrow and I don't know how much yet for Thursday. Ys6S3VEOFRuHOKFE8ajlWRLh5kh81euO5LVP8jtp

Farmerbob1's Comment
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Unfortunately I didn't have my smartphone dash mounted the other day when I saw it, but a flatbed passed me with two large containers. It had hazmat placards. Radioactives. Over the next ten minutes, two more passed me.

They weren't the big, high level waste containers that they drop out of airplanes to test them. These containers were about six foot cubes, two to a flatbed. I suspect this was low level waste like used parts or protective suits.

Still, I gave them plenty of space!

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

Bud A.'s Comment
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Got a load of aluminum scrap. Didn't get a picture of the boxes on the pallets, but remembered to take one after I tarped it.

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Pat M.'s Comment
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This was the delivery for today. lcwKDker8oq32YLb5LIlYOoeSpilWrnbYeCK9F6B

Pat M.'s Comment
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Delivered the last boxes for this round today. Off to billings tomorrow to load a bridge beam and bring it back to the shop. Gonna deliver it to Kalispell monday. SojuaWQbHrGU4QI59rKq3zf2BxUSJdRveBCtoYCl

Fm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Danny G.'s Comment
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I love seeing the loads you haul but for some reason not all of your pics are showing for me?

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Pat M.'s Comment
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I think I have it fixed now for the photos. Google changed from Picassa to Google Photos and the share on the album was turned off.

Got the bridge beam loaded today. A little different than what I have hauled before. This one has a curb on one side that adds 10k to the weight of the beam. The bad part is that it adds it all to one side. 52k on the drives and 48k on the trailer. Beam comes in at 71k. Hh22kTEeIpyhFjuxgsBJFyR4N-V5lld18YC8U6rQi_B9fPPJL2xGxfedd_6Y_r4NiWEWH1LUc7ck7LRTPMmfz5j4rydQ4hyYaeaLk3wSob8RL3-Spmsq0x3l

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

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