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Big Holli's Comment
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Here’s a pet peeve of mine. And I know everyone’s different. If you show up to a shipper or receiver, why don’t you try and look like you are ready to work? What ever happened to looking capable, competent and professional? Take pride in your appearance at least a little and maybe if we did that the trucking industry wouldn’t be so looked down upon.

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The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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Here’s a pet peeve of mine. And I know everyone’s different. If you show up to a shipper or receiver, why don’t you try and look like you are ready to work? What ever happened to looking capable, competent and professional? Take pride in your appearance at least a little and maybe if we did that the trucking industry wouldn’t be so looked down upon.

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Some of the drivers I see, it's crazy that they don't take more pride in their appearance. It's like they stopped caring, and it is sad to see.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Dave (formerly known as K's Comment
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I agree 1,000,000%!!!

Don't wear sweat pants, shorts, slippers (flip flops), cut off shirts or ratty ripped up torn clothes and make sure what you do wear is at least clean! In other words, don't be a slob...

You are representing your company and folks notice and react differently accordingly to how present yourself.

Big Scott (CFI Driver/Tra's Comment
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You mean I shouldn't wear my bunny slippers and PJs?!? confused.gifwtf.gifwtf-2.gifrofl-1.gif

Big Holli's Comment
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You mean I shouldn't wear my bunny slippers and PJs?!? confused.gifwtf.gifwtf-2.gifrofl-1.gif

Hell, time and a place! Lol you sitting in your truck listening to “convoy” or walking to get a shower? Rock them.

G-Town's Comment
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Big Scott in bunny slippers...?

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Thanks Big Fella...coffee all over my lap.

Totally 100% agree with Big Holli on this.

Rainy 's Comment
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I admit i usually wear Prime logo sweat pants with either the Prime yellow safety shirt or Prime embroidered logo sweatshirt. Our jackets are embroidered with the logo and our names so it looks more unifrom like. One customer asked me how much they charge us for the "uniform".

Best thing is, i can get a lot of them for free with my prime rewards points. because of that, i throw them away often before they get ratty.

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.
Jamie's Comment
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Dang, you mean I can't look like a hobo going to customers?confused.gifwtf.gif

Doug C.'s Comment
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I even saw a driver wearing PJ bottoms on a youtube video awhile back! Be a driver, look like a driver I always say. Although I'm not one just yet.

G-Town's Comment
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I even saw a driver wearing PJ bottoms on a youtube video awhile back! Be a driver, look like a driver I always say. Although I'm not one just yet.

...at least you look the part.

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