Should I Risk It?

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PackRat's Comment
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Good to hear from you again, and my hat is off to you for sticking it out team driving with CRST!good-luck.gif

Tractor Man's Comment
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RS, You are to be commended. You are in a small group that paid your dues and came out on top. Good luck on the new Dedicated Route. Don't be a stranger. Keep us updated.

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Dedicated Route:

A driver or carrier who transports cargo between regular, prescribed routes. Normally it means a driver will be dedicated to working for one particular customer like Walmart or Home Depot and they will only haul freight for that customer. You'll often hear drivers say something like, "I'm on the Walmart dedicated account."

Feanor K.'s Comment
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Awesome job sticking with it! You showed integrity and discipline, and I have no doubt it will continue to pay off

Jrod's Comment
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Every single place you apply to will get this letter... and run away. Just FYI -

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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Every single place you apply to will get this letter... and run away. Just FYI -

They would have gotten that letter if he didn't complete the contract. He did indeed stay and completed the contract though, so he's good to go.

Congrats on sticking it out. It's so easy to get frustrated or impatient and make a rash decision. It's difficult to realize in the beginning how steep the learning curve is for truck drivers and how powerful it can be to stick with a company and prove you're a valuable driver.

You've made a wise choice by sticking it out and now you're being rewarded for it. You're in good standing with your company, you've fulfilled your obligation, and your career is on solid footing. Now you're in a great position and you have choices. Most people find they don't want to leave a company after they've stayed long enough to prove themselves and build strong relationships within their company. However, we do understand how difficult it is to run team. It's a lot to ask.

So maybe they'll give you a shot at running solo at some point, or maybe you'll decide to move on and join a company that will. Either way you should be proud of making the right choices for the long term health of your career and proving yourself to be a valuable driver. We really respect you for that.

RealDiehl's Comment
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I love a happy ending to a story. I hope this serves as an example for other new drivers in a less than ideal situation. Hats off!!!

Jrod's Comment
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Every single place you apply to will get this letter... and run away. Just FYI -

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They would have gotten that letter if he didn't complete the contract. He did indeed stay and completed the contract though, so he's good to go.

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Yes, I saw I responded too soon! Congrats on sticking it out!

In fact, I just got another one for a driver who applied TODAY!

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