Got Four Hours To Restack This

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Werner N.'s Comment
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Dispatcher took a chance on me and I've failed, been at it since 9am with a 3 hour break, tried everything and before this was taken there was straps and more string on it but was trying to restock again before giving up

Guess now my dm hates me and will push to get me fired, reeeee

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Takes me about an hour to stack all the product with a few rope ties on the way , otherwise product about 5 layers under shifts causing it all to fall. Had almost all the product stacked sans about 12 units and strapped it down and did a shake test, it of course shifted and all tumbled

Dispatcher:

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.

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.
Daniel B.'s Comment
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You wont be able to restack that properly and not have it fall. Onion pallets are very unstable.

Unfortunately, due to weight shippers usually put a single pallet in the front of the trailer then put rows of 2.

Now next time what you could do is watch them load and when they put that first single pallet in the front put load locks standing up (top to bottom, not side to side) to secure that front pallet from shifting side to side.

Make sure you have the ratchet type load locks that you can hand tighten because the other ones dont work.

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.

G-Town's Comment
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Dispatcher took a chance on me and I've failed, been at it since 9am with a 3 hour break, tried everything and before this was taken there was straps and more string on it but was trying to restock again before giving up

Guess now my dm hates me and will push to get me fired, reeeee

http://imgur.com/OKvTorP

http://imgur.com/lOsBVat

http://imgur.com/uR2vEF1

Takes me about an hour to stack all the product with a few rope ties on the way , otherwise product about 5 layers under shifts causing it all to fall. Had almost all the product stacked sans about 12 units and strapped it down and did a shake test, it of course shifted and all tumbled

Are yah done yet?

Dispatcher:

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.

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.
6 string rhythm's Comment
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Are you getting paid for all of this?

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Are you getting paid for all of this?

Probably not. This isn't LTL where you get paid for all the work that you do!

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LTL:

Less Than Truckload

Refers to carriers that make a lot of smaller pickups and deliveries for multiple customers as opposed to hauling one big load of freight for one customer. This type of hauling is normally done by companies with terminals scattered throughout the country where freight is sorted before being moved on to its destination.

LTL carriers include:

  • FedEx Freight
  • Con-way
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS
  • Old Dominion
  • Estes
  • Yellow-Roadway
  • ABF Freight
  • R+L Carrier
6 string rhythm's Comment
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Are you getting paid for all of this?

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Probably not. This isn't LTL where you get paid for all the work that you do!

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That's that free trucking. dancing.gif

LTL:

Less Than Truckload

Refers to carriers that make a lot of smaller pickups and deliveries for multiple customers as opposed to hauling one big load of freight for one customer. This type of hauling is normally done by companies with terminals scattered throughout the country where freight is sorted before being moved on to its destination.

LTL carriers include:

  • FedEx Freight
  • Con-way
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS
  • Old Dominion
  • Estes
  • Yellow-Roadway
  • ABF Freight
  • R+L Carrier
Auggie69's Comment
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I get paid $23hr to restack freight at a food DC. Not enough.

I talked to a Wise driver once who told me his company gives him the option of either:

1. Him getting paid $8 to unload the trailer himself 2. Getting a Comcheck to pay lumpers to unload

That's not even $8hr to unload the ENTIRE trailer. That's EIGHT BUCKS.

He then added, "You can only guess which option I take each time."

6 string rhythm's Comment
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I get paid $23hr to restack freight at a food DC. Not enough.

I talked to a Wise driver once who told me his company gives him the option of either:

1. Him getting paid $8 to unload the trailer himself 2. Getting a Comcheck to pay lumpers to unload

That's not even $8hr to unload the ENTIRE trailer. That's EIGHT BUCKS.

He then added, "You can only guess which option I take each time."

But he's leaving $8 on the table! !!!shocked.png

Auggie69's Comment
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I get paid $23hr to restack freight at a food DC. Not enough.

I talked to a Wise driver once who told me his company gives him the option of either:

1. Him getting paid $8 to unload the trailer himself 2. Getting a Comcheck to pay lumpers to unload

That's not even $8hr to unload the ENTIRE trailer. That's EIGHT BUCKS.

He then added, "You can only guess which option I take each time."

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But he's leaving $8 on the table! !!!shocked.png

LOL! I know, right?! What a dumbass ;)

We talked for a while and he said they originally go paid their hourly rate to unload then it started going down till finally it settled on $8. I asked why $8 and he had no idea.

This information was given while he watched me restack desert cakes. I just think of it as some people pay good money to do CrossFit for something similar :)

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