Profile For Upstate Freight

Upstate Freight's Info

  • Location:
    Potsdam, NY

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    2 years, 8 months ago

Upstate Freight's Bio

Been driving for about 1 year, I'm still wet behind the ears and I don't claim not to be. Just happy to be learning this business. I've worked for 2 companies in my year of driving. PAM transport, and I tried my luck at a lease purchase with Western Express.

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Posted:  2 years, 8 months ago

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Swift Walmart dedicated

My husband was called in to help with the holidays and we loved it. Not only the town you pass thru (small town, nice people) but the more modern walmarts are truck ready. Getting loads more towards the city was totally different. The closer you got, the more crowded and more unfriendly people were. The people at the dc were excellent and I noticed everyone had real decent home cars and pickups. Really nice rides. That tells me they are happy in their job, confident in their position and making enough money to live above the line. And we didn't go to the same place every day. So it wasn't boring. We probably could have stayed but we missed otr.

Did yall operate out of the Johnstown DC?

Posted:  2 years, 8 months ago

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Swift Walmart dedicated

G-Town, I really appreciate you taking the time to give me the run down on this account. I'm really looking forward to it. I'm heading down for orientation in Syracuse on Tuesday and I can't wait. Your post has been extremely helpful and informative. Maybe our paths will cross one of these days. Thanks again!

Posted:  2 years, 8 months ago

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Swift Walmart dedicated

Welcome to the forum. I run Walmart dedicated in the Northeast. Although assigned out of DC7030 in Gordon Pa, I've frequently shuttled vendor back hauls to Johnstown NY and run store loads in their territory.

I will offer a more detailed reply later in the day when I can individually address each question.

In the mean time search on Walmart Dedicated (upper left hand corner) and you will find numerous threads on the subject.

Thanks for the Welcome G-Town, look forward to reading your reply. I'll look around on the fourm for a few threads thanks! 👍

Posted:  2 years, 8 months ago

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Swift Walmart dedicated

How's it going everyone, been reading on here for a little bit and I was wondering if anyone could give me the skinny on the Swift Walmart Dedicated out of Johnstown, Ny. The recruiter said it would be 5-6 days of with 1-2 days off, .47 cpm and $15 a stop after the first, with a $4000 dollar sign on bonus paid out in 120 days. I'm interested in moving down to Johnstown to get on the home daily dedicated. What I was wondering is, what are the DC's like, what's a typical day like on this account, and how is operations towards the drivers. I been two a few DC'S in Georgia but just for D&H. I've heard a lot of talk about swift over the last year I've been trucking, but I read a lot of things that are good on these dedicated accounts. What I'm wondering is, do you typical get back to the DC everyday? I've drove the northeast for a majority of my year on the road, and I don't mind it much. I think it will be easier delivering to Walmart vs lumber yards and paper mills in the north east.

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