How Is Your Year Going?

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Rob T.'s Comment
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Curmudgeon that looks delicious! I hope your back issues get resolved with the procedure. Are you going to be able to stick with the long haul you were doing before being sidelined?

Bobcat that's gotta suck rebidding so frequently. It's especially crappy for those whose spouse also works and now they're stuck trying to figure out arrangements for child care. Atleast with the 930pm runs you have less traffic to deal with. My wife's always getting on me about taking routes that have me waking up at 9 or 10pm. Last week i switched it up and took routes that allowed me to sleep in until 1230am! Well then she wasn't happy I wasn't getting home until 4pm. I just can't win sometimes rofl-3.gif

Holy crap Old School that's crazy numbers especially doing so many runs in the Northeast where so many drivers think they can't make any money. Any idea what your mileage looks like so far? Your rookie year was really good and knowing you're doing double that this year is outstanding.

Banks unfortunately you're just paying your dues but the time will come that you bid on a run. How many more guys are above you before you could bid a run?

Bird one I'm glad things are looking like they're improving. How's business overall with losing that major account? If I recall correctly you were asking for info about OD because of concerns about a major retailer taking over production of their store brand.

Mike asks

How do i find out?

the photo I attached was from the server of my ELD company (Samsara). I'm not sure if theres a way you're able to look it up on your system but you can always look at your pay stub and multiply your mileage pay by your CPM. What ELD company does Western go through?

It sounds overall that everyone's doing pretty well. Hopefully we can all keep it going and finish out strong.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Mikey B.'s Comment
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I thought about asking at the end of the year post but with the $ amounts, how many of you are trainers and how many is only your miles?

Aubrey M.'s Comment
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Just over 59000 so far this year, but it's been a roller coaster the past month or more, with more weeks below 2800 than over. So i don't think I'll have as many miles as last quarter.

Aubrey M.'s Comment
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Mikey B.'s Comment
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Pretty good.

I have 63,857 miles so far for this year.

Pretty good.

I have right at 62,181 miles so far this year so that's not doing TOO bad I guess.

Mikey B.'s Comment
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Pretty good.

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I have 63,857 miles so far for this year.

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Pretty good.

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I have right at 62,181 miles so far this year so that's not doing TOO bad I guess.

Sorry about the double numbers, had to do an averaging for the year, first # is to the months end. 61k is approximate for now 63k for end of this month.

Rob T.'s Comment
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I thought about asking at the end of the year post but with the $ amounts, how many of you are trainers and how many is only your miles?

I don't believe anybody that posted in there, or here is a trainer. I'm paid hourly and I'm paid the same regardless if I'm driving, unloading at a store or picking up a backhaul so that's why my YTD is so high in comparison to miles I've driven. 63k miles so far is definitely pretty good. Have you noticed any slowdown through the Covid panic? If so has it started picking up for you?

Yuuyo Y.'s Comment
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Man, no response for me?

Rob T.'s Comment
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Man, no response for me?

You must've responded as I was typing it out. Is business getting more normal now or is it still very light workflow for this time of the year? Hearing how much weight you had to throw the last couple days is bringing back nightmares lol

Yuuyo Y.'s Comment
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Man, no response for me?

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You must've responded as I was typing it out. Is business getting more normal now or is it still very light workflow for this time of the year? Hearing how much weight you had to throw the last couple days is bringing back nightmares lol

Business is lighter which means routes are heavier. Everyday is 15-20 stops. Maybe you'll get 11-14 on the low end but with a high-case count. I haven't seen a route under about 750 since I came back except for the dudes who get stuck with something like 650 and 23 stops. We're still not working wednsdays which makes thursdays really heavy. Route 1 - I like to cross out what I've done by the DOT break which thank god is going to be able to be satisfied on duty in the future

Route 2, I didn't have a pen but I was at least done with 7.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

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