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Just had to share how happy i was because at first at my new company things were a little rocky. Ive been here 3 going on 4 months and was happy to get a sign on bonus and for them to actually sign me on at the cpm thet said they would over the phone. I went to another companies orientation and they said on the phone x amount cpm. Then i hit an e-mail that said 2 cpm less. Then i met my recruiter and the cpm was lowered another 2 cpm. Glad i didnt sign on. At first things were good here the first couple weeks then they were replacing dispatchers and things got real shaky and frustrating. Its crazy i thought about quitting but im not a quitter so i said to myself I'll roll with the punches. Now they got me rolling load to load back to back. The only thing that holds me up is unloading or a load that cant be delivered until a certain time. My planner/dispatcher is sending me loads before im done being unloaded and i love it. As long as i operate my clock good i just keep rolling!
Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver ManagerThe 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.
Cents Per Mile
Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.