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Richard F.'s Comment
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Hi I’m a long time lurker first time poster so I figured it’s time to introduce myself. I’m Richard. I’m 34 and been hauling 53’ and containers for almost a year now in Toronto Canada. I started out doing LTL locally for a small company with about 20~ trucks. I drive a Mack anthem 2020. It’s a nice little truck (daycab). So far it’s been a good job ie no accidents lol. Not every day is easy (damn Mercedes!!!) but I’m busting my a$$ of doing my best! So I just thought I’d introduce myself and say hi all. There’s a lot of good wisdom on here and hope i can add a little bit of what I’ve learned so far too. Keep on trucking 👍🚛💨💨💨

LTL:

Less Than Truckload

Refers to carriers that make a lot of smaller pickups and deliveries for multiple customers as opposed to hauling one big load of freight for one customer. This type of hauling is normally done by companies with terminals scattered throughout the country where freight is sorted before being moved on to its destination.

LTL carriers include:

  • FedEx Freight
  • Con-way
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS
  • Old Dominion
  • Estes
  • Yellow-Roadway
  • ABF Freight
  • R+L Carrier
Old School's Comment
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Welcome aboard Richard!

Thanks for joining us. It's always nice to meet the Lurkers.

Richard F.'s Comment
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Thanks haha. I actually found this forum when I was in training looking for tips on backing up.

PackRat's Comment
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Welcome aboard!

From what I've watched on TV, you couldn't pay me enough to drive around your area, so be careful up there.

Richard F.'s Comment
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Ha ya it can be tough but I’m used to it. It’s the other drivers you need to watch out for

Turtle's Comment
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Welcome, Richard!

Richard F.'s Comment
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Thanks turtle! How’s it going in the states?

Chris W.'s Comment
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Welcome Richard!!! I also drive the Mack anthem! Mine is a sleeper. We are the only anthems on this forum! Feel free to post photos of your rig! And again welcome to the forum! :)

Hi I’m a long time lurker first time poster so I figured it’s time to introduce myself. I’m Richard. I’m 34 and been hauling 53’ and containers for almost a year now in Toronto Canada. I started out doing LTL locally for a small company with about 20~ trucks. I drive a Mack anthem 2020. It’s a nice little truck (daycab). So far it’s been a good job ie no accidents lol. Not every day is easy (damn Mercedes!!!) but I’m busting my a$$ of doing my best! So I just thought I’d introduce myself and say hi all. There’s a lot of good wisdom on here and hope i can add a little bit of what I’ve learned so far too. Keep on trucking 👍🚛💨💨💨

LTL:

Less Than Truckload

Refers to carriers that make a lot of smaller pickups and deliveries for multiple customers as opposed to hauling one big load of freight for one customer. This type of hauling is normally done by companies with terminals scattered throughout the country where freight is sorted before being moved on to its destination.

LTL carriers include:

  • FedEx Freight
  • Con-way
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS
  • Old Dominion
  • Estes
  • Yellow-Roadway
  • ABF Freight
  • R+L Carrier
Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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Welcome Richard!!! I also drive the Mack anthem! Mine is a sleeper. We are the only anthems on this forum! Feel free to post photos of your rig! And again welcome to the forum! :)

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Hi I’m a long time lurker first time poster so I figured it’s time to introduce myself. I’m Richard. I’m 34 and been hauling 53’ and containers for almost a year now in Toronto Canada. I started out doing LTL locally for a small company with about 20~ trucks. I drive a Mack anthem 2020. It’s a nice little truck (daycab). So far it’s been a good job ie no accidents lol. Not every day is easy (damn Mercedes!!!) but I’m busting my a$$ of doing my best! So I just thought I’d introduce myself and say hi all. There’s a lot of good wisdom on here and hope i can add a little bit of what I’ve learned so far too. Keep on trucking 👍🚛💨💨💨

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Welcome, Richard. We do the Mack Pinnacles, here in Ohio!!

Glad to have an experienced contributor!!

~ Anne ~

LTL:

Less Than Truckload

Refers to carriers that make a lot of smaller pickups and deliveries for multiple customers as opposed to hauling one big load of freight for one customer. This type of hauling is normally done by companies with terminals scattered throughout the country where freight is sorted before being moved on to its destination.

LTL carriers include:

  • FedEx Freight
  • Con-way
  • YRC Freight
  • UPS
  • Old Dominion
  • Estes
  • Yellow-Roadway
  • ABF Freight
  • R+L Carrier
Richard F.'s Comment
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Thanks anne 😎 it’s a very nice truck just not great for sitting in a rail yard for 3-4 hours when you’re 6’3 and aren’t allowed to leave the truck lol

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