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Nate_K's Comment
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I am in orientation now for Roehl reefer

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A refrigerated trailer.

RebelliousVamp 's Comment
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I am in orientation now for Roehl reefer

Nice. Let us know how it goes :)

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Tim F.'s Comment
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Hope it's ok for me to ask this...from my understanding, different companies specialized in different types of transport (reefer, flatbed, etc) and some have more than one type.

If for example I'm interested in Roehl because of their flexible home time, what are my options? I've read that they mostly do flatbeds, and I don't think that's a good idea for me to do that. I don't want to have to handle tarps, straps and such. I don't think I'm strong enough for it. I want to drive, not break my back. I also read that reefers are often coast to coast, and again, probably not a good idea if I want to be home every week.

Rebellious ..If your goal is to be home every week for your reset, then one option is dry van with Roehls dedicated fleet out of Winchester...if available to you. Look at Roehls website...it will show you what they are hiring for AND what areas they are hiring from. I've been to a few spots in Ma. Conn and am now heading for Maine with a load. I don't think Roehl runs as much reefer , flatbed and curtain side in the northeast...although I think they are trying. Everything takes time. Good luck in school.

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

RebelliousVamp 's Comment
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Hope it's ok for me to ask this...from my understanding, different companies specialized in different types of transport (reefer, flatbed, etc) and some have more than one type.

If for example I'm interested in Roehl because of their flexible home time, what are my options? I've read that they mostly do flatbeds, and I don't think that's a good idea for me to do that. I don't want to have to handle tarps, straps and such. I don't think I'm strong enough for it. I want to drive, not break my back. I also read that reefers are often coast to coast, and again, probably not a good idea if I want to be home every week.

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Rebellious ..If your goal is to be home every week for your reset, then one option is dry van with Roehls dedicated fleet out of Winchester...if available to you. Look at Roehls website...it will show you what they are hiring for AND what areas they are hiring from. I've been to a few spots in Ma. Conn and am now heading for Maine with a load. I don't think Roehl runs as much reefer , flatbed and curtain side in the northeast...although I think they are trying. Everything takes time. Good luck in school.

Thank you, Tim! :)

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

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