YRC's Long-haul Unit And 2 Key Regional Units Could Go Out Of Business If Unionized Workers Vote Down A Tent. CBA

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G-Town's Comment
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Please let’s be clear, it’s NOT the LTL division effected by this; for now only the TL division and a couple of subsidiaries.

If YRC’s LTL division tanked the near term effect would be chaotic and economically damaging.

LTL:

Less Than Truckload

Refers to carriers that make a lot of smaller pickups and deliveries for multiple customers as opposed to hauling one big load of freight for one customer. This type of hauling is normally done by companies with terminals scattered throughout the country where freight is sorted before being moved on to its destination.

LTL carriers include:

  • FedEx Freight
  • Con-way
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS
  • Old Dominion
  • Estes
  • Yellow-Roadway
  • ABF Freight
  • R+L Carrier
Splitter's Comment
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P&D gets hourly, linehaul such as myself get mileage my dad is a shop manager do he is salary. I started at 55 cpm and after 1.5 years am at 65 cpm, in September I will be top scale which is around 70 cpm. Hourly pay started at $25 a hour and has 6, 12 and 24 month pay raises to put you at $30 a hour. Plus we get 2 cpm and a $1 a hour pay raise every year.

I just checked every city in Florida to see it OD was hiring drivers. No luck. Sucks for me

P&D:

Pickup & Delivery

Local drivers that stay around their area, usually within 100 mile radius of a terminal, picking up and delivering loads.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers for instance will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.

Linehaul:

Linehaul drivers will normally run loads from terminal to terminal for LTL (Less than Truckload) companies.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning them to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

Navypoppop's Comment
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Hey GTown, Good point you made about TL and not LTL. I posted my reply without understanding or knowing that. I appreciate the update and clarification. You are the Man.

LTL:

Less Than Truckload

Refers to carriers that make a lot of smaller pickups and deliveries for multiple customers as opposed to hauling one big load of freight for one customer. This type of hauling is normally done by companies with terminals scattered throughout the country where freight is sorted before being moved on to its destination.

LTL carriers include:

  • FedEx Freight
  • Con-way
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS
  • Old Dominion
  • Estes
  • Yellow-Roadway
  • ABF Freight
  • R+L Carrier

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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I just checked every city in Florida to see it OD was hiring drivers. No luck. Sucks for me

Try calling sometimes they have unadvertised openings, or know when on might open.

Also FedEx freight, Saia, Estes, Black Horse, Dayton, R&L, Averitt, AAA Cooper, XPO, UPS Freight are all good companies they might not all be down there you but should be able to find something.

If you need any other info or tips just ask. I would love for someone to convert to the dark side lol

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