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M Mann's Comment
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Which terminal/region? If its in the Northern CA region I can do you wonders. I am in close contact to all the powers-that-be

Hey Daniel I am in NY, the position is for the Brooklyn terminal , recruiter called from a North Carolina number. Appreciate the offer Thanks

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Which terminal/region? If its in the Northern CA region I can do you wonders. I am in close contact to all the powers-that-be

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Hey Daniel I am in NY, the position is for the Brooklyn terminal , recruiter called from a North Carolina number. Appreciate the offer Thanks

If you do get back with them you better go linehaul. You don't want to be doing P&D in Brooklyn

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

P&D:

Pickup & Delivery

Local drivers that stay around their area, usually within 100 mile radius of a terminal, picking up and delivering loads.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers for instance will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.

Linehaul:

Linehaul drivers will normally run loads from terminal to terminal for LTL (Less than Truckload) companies.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning them to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.
M Mann's Comment
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Which terminal/region? If its in the Northern CA region I can do you wonders. I am in close contact to all the powers-that-be

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Hey Daniel I am in NY, the position is for the Brooklyn terminal , recruiter called from a North Carolina number. Appreciate the offer Thanks

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If you do get back with them you better go linehaul. You don't want to be doing P&D in Brooklyn

No sir if its full time driving on the BQE or local as a rookie I will burn my CDL lol. I think its for the best that I missed that call as they say it all works out for the better. I def will give it a go after 6 months with OD its a well regarded company.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

P&D:

Pickup & Delivery

Local drivers that stay around their area, usually within 100 mile radius of a terminal, picking up and delivering loads.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers for instance will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.

Linehaul:

Linehaul drivers will normally run loads from terminal to terminal for LTL (Less than Truckload) companies.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning them to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.
Banks's Comment
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Old Dominion will not send you out on your own if you're not ready for it. They training they provide you will be way better than anything a school can provide (especially in NYC, looking at you Ferrari) and you get paid a great wage for being there. Missing the call is not a blessing and your focus should be on trying to correct it.

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