First (and Last) Day W Dollar General

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Sgt. Diddly's Comment
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I’ve seen a lot of questions about the dollar general account so I wanted to post this. I’m exhausted so I’ll be fairly brief and opt to answer questions instead of going on and on.

This isn’t my usual but I wanted to be a team player and help out.

First, it took me 30 minutes to maneuver into my first stop. 3.5 hours to unload and it is absolute misery. 40% of the load has to be down-stacked and unloaded piece by piece. The rollers with the other stuff on them are a complete PITA!! It’s not about liking or willing to work hard. It’s simply not worth it.

Rob T.'s Comment
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If you don't mind sharing, how did the pay breakdown? Was it paid per case, or by stop? also, how much was it per case, or stop? Also, what was CPM? do they have any sort of pay guarantee ( say 800 per week) or anything?

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Sgt. Diddly's Comment
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As for pay, I really don’t know. I agreed to help out with the option of bailing after the first day if it wasn’t for me. One person I spoke with that has been doing it a while said he grosses 1400-1700 per week tho.

If you don't mind sharing, how did the pay breakdown? Was it paid per case, or by stop? also, how much was it per case, or stop? Also, what was CPM? do they have any sort of pay guarantee ( say 800 per week) or anything?

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Shawn's Comment
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The exact numbers vary by DC, but you get cpm , stop pay, and unloading.

If you don't mind sharing, how did the pay breakdown? Was it paid per case, or by stop? also, how much was it per case, or stop? Also, what was CPM? do they have any sort of pay guarantee ( say 800 per week) or anything?

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Big Scott's Comment
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That's why we never recommend a Dollar General account for anyone with less than one of experience.

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