Lumpers Are A Pain....

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Rob T.'s Comment
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Had a delivery to the Sysco in Lincoln NE on Monday after 3 store deliveries that took stupidity to a whole new level. I made it there at roughly 6:15am for a 8 am appt. No big deal I figure ill have to wait. I was told "you're just delivering 1 pallet of 17 cases we'll get you a door in a couple minutes". Hour and a half later around 750am I receive a call telling me what door to hit. After they lock me in and light turns red, then green I pull out. I am then to pull out of the door and wait for an additional text telling me what the lumper fee is. That text for the lumper fee took an additional 1:30. Within 5 minutes I had the comchek code written down (as they required rather than a physical check) and went inside. It was then an additional 30 minutes standing there waiting for them to verify the funds before allowing me to go.

Total time spent at Sysco was nearly 4 hours from the time I pulled in until I pulled out all for 17 cases (10 of one product, and 7 of another). Lumper fee was $25. The day ended up being 15.5 hours with only 420 miles. Heres the kicker : It WASNT Capstone doing the unloading shocked.png can we just be done with the covid rules so I can rip that tiny pallet off myself and get on with my day? Or better yet, do away with lumper fees!

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Operating While Intoxicated

RealDiehl's Comment
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You just earned yourself an honorary Prime, Inc. membership badge with that experience. Welcome to the club. dancing-banana.gif

PackRat's Comment
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Was it Capstone Logistics by chance?

I loathe that bunch!

Rob T.'s Comment
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Was it Capstone Logistics by chance?

I loathe that bunch!

Surprisingly it wasn't. This was some company I've not heard of, TW services. Perhaps TW is short for Totally Worthless? smile.gif

PackRat's Comment
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Was it Capstone Logistics by chance?

I loathe that bunch!

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Surprisingly it wasn't. This was some company I've not heard of, TW services. Perhaps TW is short for Totally Worthless? smile.gif

Trucker Waits!

Donna M.'s Comment
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I had a Tropicana load last week with 5 stops in two days. 1200$ in lumper fees . Every stop was capstone! More stress than I like!!!!

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Capstone sucks.

Was it Capstone Logistics by chance?

I loathe that bunch!

PJ's Comment
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I can remember those days, and everytime I even think about going back I have fladhbacks, lol. I much prefer the tanker world, espically the routine customers that let me in, sign the paperwork, and let me do my thing. In/out usually under 2 hours tops. That’s not all loads, but I do get my hands on a good bit of them.

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Daniel B.'s Comment
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I love Sysco as a local driver. Back in and go to sleep knowing I'm still being paid my full hourly rate. "Oh Mr.Lumper you're behind and understaffed? Go ahead and take your time with me im in no rush"

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Operating While Intoxicated

Jammer a's Comment
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Kapstone ate up 10 hrs yesterday in meleose park IL

Had a delivery to the Sysco in Lincoln NE on Monday after 3 store deliveries that took stupidity to a whole new level. I made it there at roughly 6:15am for a 8 am appt. No big deal I figure ill have to wait. I was told "you're just delivering 1 pallet of 17 cases we'll get you a door in a couple minutes". Hour and a half later around 750am I receive a call telling me what door to hit. After they lock me in and light turns red, then green I pull out. I am then to pull out of the door and wait for an additional text telling me what the lumper fee is. That text for the lumper fee took an additional 1:30. Within 5 minutes I had the comchek code written down (as they required rather than a physical check) and went inside. It was then an additional 30 minutes standing there waiting for them to verify the funds before allowing me to go.

Total time spent at Sysco was nearly 4 hours from the time I pulled in until I pulled out all for 17 cases (10 of one product, and 7 of another). Lumper fee was $25. The day ended up being 15.5 hours with only 420 miles. Heres the kicker : It WASNT Capstone doing the unloading shocked.png can we just be done with the covid rules so I can rip that tiny pallet off myself and get on with my day? Or better yet, do away with lumper fees!

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

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