A Little Update On Me

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NeeklODN's Comment
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Just wanted to give you guys an update on my situation because I come here for advice often. I decided to tough it out instead of quitting and going back local.

I'm coming off two pretty good weeks (more or less 1k gross) and closing out this week strong it looks like. I've been in communication with my dispatcher about my concerns and he's very understanding. He seems to be giving me longer runs now which I love. Hopefully we can keep this groove going for the foreseeable future. Thanks for all the good advice.

Side notes: I-4 Orlando sucks, and I'm currently sitting across from Daytona motor speedway...cool


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.
Jeremy's Comment
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I 4 is horrible ill be headin back to orlando next week from upstate ny i always plan it to roll in around 10-12 at night for next morning. Glad things are workin out better for you bro

Old School's Comment
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Haha! I-4 is bad - it doesn't seem to matter what time you go through there, it's always a bottleneck mess.

Navypoppop's Comment
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You need to get off I-4 before Orlando and run State Route 417. It is a toll road but bypasses Orlando.

Army 's Comment
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Glad your communication and hard work is showing up in the bottom line. I would love to see the track down there... lucky lol.

Stay safe.


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PackRat's Comment
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Glad you're sticking it out and not jumping ship.

NeeklODN's Comment
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You need to get off I-4 before Orlando and run State Route 417. It is a toll road but bypasses Orlando.

Sounds great, but I can only run up $16 in tolls in Florida for any one load. I've already used that up on the way down lol.

Mr. Curmudgeon's Comment
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The discussion about traffic nightmares could be a Trucking Nightmare Feature Film. Glad you are gutting it out - it will pay off long term!

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