My Time With Schneider Is Coming To An End Tomorrow

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Jamie's Comment
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After consideration, I did ultimately decided to leave Schneider for Crete. I gave Schneider a two week notice in order to find my placement for this dedicated account, which they did and his training will be completed by the start of next week. I explained my reasoning behind me leaving Schneider to my DBL, he understood and thanked me for giving him two weeks to find a replacement driver. During the last almost two weeks, I went about my day like I would any other time, showing up to work on time and getting my deliveries done in a timely fashion and even doing some favors for my DBL.

Schneider has been very good to me, and I would highly suggest them to basically anyone looking to get into the trucking industry or even experienced drivers. But I did decide to go with Crete Carriers for many reasons, one being that they have a pet policy which is important since my wife will be coming on the road with me for awhile, and we have two cats.

I will be attending orientation this coming Monday for Crete, and look forward to it.

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Jamie's Comment
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Oddly enough during my time on this dedicated account, everything has went smoothly. I have always been professional, friendly and provided the best customer service I could. I got a call today from my DBL mentioning that a delivery I made Monday, a customer called in saying I damaged property. I didn't remember which customer it was at first, since I do a lot of deliveries each week. But I did end up remembering because I sent pictures to my DBL regarding this delivery since my work phone was messing up at the time. During this delivery, my forklift developed a leak and leaked either coolant or oil on their drive way, which everything seemed fine at first and they said it was not a problem. But I guess they decided it was a problem after I left. I don't believe it's going to be a big deal, since it was out of my hands(I inspect my forklift daily) really plus they signed a damage waiver while signing for the delivery.

Parrothead66's Comment
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Changes can be stressful but worth it. I recently switched companies and from flatbed to dry van. Wish now I’d done it sooner. I really like my new situation. Good luck

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.
RealDiehl's Comment
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You must be excited to start with your new company. Good luck with Crete. Are they going to have you go out with a trainer or is orientation only required?

Marc Lee's Comment
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But I did decide to go with Crete Carriers for many reasons, one being that they have a pet policy which is important since my wife will be coming on the road with me for awhile, and we have two cats.

Good thing you added the cats part - had me worried for a second!

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Great job. Best of luck!

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Jamie's Comment
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You must be excited to start with your new company. Good luck with Crete. Are they going to have you go out with a trainer or is orientation only required?

I am very excited! Thank you. I will only have to attend orientation for 3 days and I'll get assigned my own truck. Although I wouldn't want to go through a training phase again, I would have done it if they wanted me to.

Jamie's Comment
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But I did decide to go with Crete Carriers for many reasons, one being that they have a pet policy which is important since my wife will be coming on the road with me for awhile, and we have two cats.

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Good thing you added the cats part - had me worried for a second!

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Great job. Best of luck!

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hahahahaha, I didn't even notice that until you mentioned it! rofl-2.gifrofl-1.gif

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Congratulations Jamie on the new gig. From what I've heard from their drivers, their very happy there. There pay isn't bad either. Good luck and have fun. Are you going to be doing dry van or reefer?

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Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Good luck with your new opportunity. And good for you that you handled things professionally with Schneider

Bird-one's Comment
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Congratulations Jamie. Glad it all worked out for you. New company, wife, and cats joining you, exciting stuff. Hope this is what you were looking for, and will be your company for years to come.

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