Two Weeks Notice

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Jose R.'s Comment
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So I’m planning to put in a formal two week notice to my current employer (Prime) due to me getting another job with another company who has a given me a job offer which pays a lot better running 5 days a week and two days off at home. Has anyone ever did this at Prime. I herd their is a cleaning fee of 250$ for a truck return. What other expenses do I look for. No damage to truck same as I brought it in. Also I’ve never taken a sick day/vacation since being here 14 months do they pay those out etc??

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rainy D.'s Comment
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Hi. Its no big deal, i have a few friends who left. shoot your FM a very nice message stating you found a job with more home time but loved working with them. they are used to this. FMs get the reference requests when you apply for other jobs or credit checks for loans/mortgages so he might already suspect.

You will get paid any unused accumulated vacation pay, but not sick time. i believe that is a state law, if not federal as it is here in NJ also.

The truck cleaning fee is not a flat rate, it is a per hour rate that it takes them to clean the truck. Some pay $50 some pay $200+ depending on how good you clean it before you turn it in. you will get charged for any screw holes you amde to install TV etc. i got charged $120 due to cat hair in places i couldnt reach and filters that needed to be changed. you can sell back your chains but you need to ask the inbound guys, cause i dont know if inbound, outbound or detail handles that. im not sure if they buy back your fridge to sell as used, you might want to ask.

If you need to extend your health benefits until you get them from the next company, talk to brandon in benefits. He can set you up with a COBRA plan, but you pay both your portion, plus what prime would have paid, so the monthly premium is probably a lot higher than what you are now.paying.

good luck in your next endeavor.

Fm:

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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Clean every inch of the truck with a 409 and scrub the floors with a mop. Make it sparkle. Better to spend 1 hour and $10 in cleaning supplies than to pay their labor.

Also when I quit ages ago, they held my final paycheck from me and deducted all expenses from it. When everything was finished then they sent me the check via mail with deduction information on it.

However when I turned in my truck I was leasing it so it may have been different. But overall it was a very smooth experience.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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And dont forget under the bunk and side door. its soooo dusty under there and some people domt notice cause they dont store stuff there. the additives like oil.n antigel leak and better for you to clean it than them

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