Team Versus Solo Driving

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Jeremy C.'s Comment
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Give it your best guess!

Welp, I admit having to hit that Google button (been a long day.)

And as soon as I did... rofl-1.gif

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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.
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Give it your best guess!

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Welp, I admit having to hit that Google button (been a long day.)

And as soon as I did... rofl-1.gif

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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.
C T.'s Comment
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I've always wondered if the pay for team drivers was really worth it. I've heard of teams at line haul companies making great money after a while and also couples. I'm doing OK here at Maverick and I got my own space. To each their own I suppose.

Line Haul:

Linehaul drivers will normally run loads from terminal to terminal for LTL (Less than Truckload) companies.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning them to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.
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