Western Express Second Chance Advice

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Mikey B.'s Comment
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See if you get any more bites next week. If not, reconnect with the WE recruiter and begin Day 1 of getting your driving career back on track.

Stop back here and let us know how things are going. We always enjoy reading success stories, so become one, okay?

"Embrace The Suck!"

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I've been looking for some time now and of the companies that accepted me, western was the only that will allow me to bring my dog along, I know that seems minuscule but I can't just abandon my boy. I went ahead and gave my WE recruiter the green light and I'll be joining the team. I'll keep you guys updated and do everything I can to make it a success. Thank you for the advice and words of encouragement!

Congratulations!! Don't forget to post a picture of your dog. Btw, WE has a $500 non refundable pet deposit. Don't offer cash up front. Over 90% of the time they never make any deductions for it. 😁

Jbh J.'s Comment
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Western express isn't premier but they are not as bad as most of.the reviews.

I started their. If you work hard you can still make money.

PJ's Comment
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Alot of us are pet lovers around here. They are like another child.

Congrats on deciding to succeed instead of rolling over and accepting failure. That says alot about your character to me. Stop by and let us know how your journey proceeds please.

Mike D.'s Comment
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Good luck.

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See if you get any more bites next week. If not, reconnect with the WE recruiter and begin Day 1 of getting your driving career back on track.

Stop back here and let us know how things are going. We always enjoy reading success stories, so become one, okay?

"Embrace The Suck!"

good-luck.gif

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I've been looking for some time now and of the companies that accepted me, western was the only that will allow me to bring my dog along, I know that seems minuscule but I can't just abandon my boy. I went ahead and gave my WE recruiter the green light and I'll be joining the team. I'll keep you guys updated and do everything I can to make it a success. Thank you for the advice and words of encouragement!

Georgia Mike's Comment
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You can not take YouTube reviewsand other forums seriously. This forum the most accurate you will come to. Someone told me It was WE fault that he got fired due to him having alcohol and a Hooker in the room at the hotel that was owned by WE.

When you sign your employment agreement that is your contract (HINCE THE NAME) I have been solo with WE for six months. Before that I hadn't driven in 5 years. Please go look at my diary page. Is western the highest paying closest to perfection company out there no, are they known for having crappy drivers and high turn over yes. In my opinion that is because people want to get Hurry up and get on the road and not drive , they wanna make bookoos of money right off the bat, or they don't want to do a drug test. Do you know what WE does do. They give new drivers a chance to get experience, they give drivers who love this lifestyle that made a mistake a chance to redeem them selves and serve this country like no else can. If you wanna run hard tell your dm and he will run you hard if he doesn't get a new one.

If you choose WE which I suggest you do, here are a few suggestions

1.bring money for food during orientation

2. Don't listen to the whiners with the imaginary big balls.

3. Stay positive.

Moderators is there anyway i can talk to him privately on here.

Dm:

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.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

PackRat's Comment
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Nope, all private emailing is disabled. It's usually better to keep it in the open here, which may help others along the way, too.

Steve L.'s Comment
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Other than Old School, I know of one other guy who went to Western Express.

The guy I know (not Old School) quit within two months. And, of course, it was all the company’s fault. The same guy has been with more than seven companies in five years. YEP, SEVEN!

Take Old School’s path and maybe you’ll find yourself a very happy camper.

Good luck!

PackRat's Comment
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The same guy has been with more than seven companies in five years. YEP, SEVEN!

And it wasn't me!

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Georgia Mike's Comment
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So what happened what did do you choose to do

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

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