Game: Need Insane Demands Of A Fleet Manager

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Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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My FM has a great sense of humor and my trainee is upgrading soon. We want to play a joke on my FM with a list of unusual demands. Give me some ideas please.

I refuse to accept a purple truck

I refuse to drive any route that has a 1 or 3 because combined they create the unlucky number.

I need to park at 1300 everyday for the same reason.

Toll booths make me claustrophobic.

come on guys...make it good

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.
Errol V.'s Comment
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  • I don't want to travel WEST because in the afternoon the sun gets in my eyes.
  • If I go through ________ (fill in the blank) and the police stop me, I'll go to jail.
  • I heard there are no empties within 200 miles of the destination. I won't be able to leave. (Something like this actually happened to me. I had to wait overnight for a Walmart DC to empty my trailer so I could take it as an empty.)
CK's Comment
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His license plate and truck number need to be free of any unlucky numbers.

He will also take the 13th day of every month off. And he must be home on Friday the 13th.

He expects a daily wake-up call from his FM. The call should begin with the FM singing show tunes.

He wants a green seat belt, not an orange one.

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.
Pete E Pothole's Comment
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Can only cross the Mississippi on I-40 because he has trust issues with any other bridge that crosses.

Old School's Comment
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We have three drivers on this SAPA account who refuse to accept any load that goes North of the Mason Dixon line - I'm serious, they refuse all of those loads!

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rob T.'s Comment
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Not really unusual given that we've had people come here demanding it, but they want 10 hours to SLEEP, not just 10 hours off. Also, will not drive at night. Ever.

Keith A.'s Comment
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Tell him you need a 34hr reset after every load, as work is so exhausting.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Tell him you will only accept a new truck, you do not anything that has been "soiled"

And you will only drive between 9am and 5 PM, including parking for Rush hour, because you are not paid hourly.

Bird-one's Comment
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Probably the only post I wish Todd Holmes was still around for. Only he was for real.

LDRSHIP's Comment
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NO loads east of Ohio and North of Virginia.

Will go no further west than Idaho, Nevada, or Arizona.

No loads within 100 miles of the Mexico / USA Border.

No loads to Florida either as ample parking is to hard to find.

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