Food Service For Rookie Driver

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Kenworthcruisin's Comment
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Hi guys, So a buddy of mine got his class a 2 years ago hated Otr gone too much come off the road and has been driving class b ever since. Has a good job but got an offer through performance foods as a class a driver trainee making more money but home daily. Only worked a couple months otr and has been out of a class a truck for a couple years. Come to me asking advice but I know nothing about foodservice so I figured Iā€™d ask on here. What do you all think the physical side of it is no problem but would this be a good opportunity or is it a setup for disaster


Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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There are a few people here who have done or are doing food service, they will be along and answer your questions once they wake up from their siesta.

Food service is probably once of the hardest jobs in trucking, between tight quarters maneuvering and having to hand unload a trailer it can be overwhelming.

Rob T.'s Comment
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Some guys love it some guys hate it. I started my career at PFG and you can read about my adventures of starting out local doing food deliveries.

In general its not a good decision for a rookie or inexperienced driver to jump in due to the close quarter maneuvering on top of unloading your entire trailer by hand with a dolly. I'll be back in a couple hours to go answer any other questions ya have. Sittin in this dang dock for over 6 hours now with likely another 2 to go and need to PC to my hotel šŸ˜”šŸ˜”šŸ˜”

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