ATL And My Abusive Relationship With It, Take...... Whatever....

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NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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ATL bit me again. As with everything that even comes a whiskers kiss close enough to ATL, it always manages to hose me. Get to my shipper with enough time to get the heck gone after hooking the loaded trailer.

When I walked up and saw the glowing amber "temperature alert" I knew my day and my plan was shot to hell.

Apparently, Ferraro (DHL?) turned on the reefer to load it, but never verified that it was actually running and cycling in start/stop.

A full load of chocolate sat on that trailer in direct sun, for most of today. *Sigh* thank God I always double check before getting under the trailer. I'm now BT, creative parked, and headed to bed. It's been a long damn day.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Travis's Comment
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Resolidified chocolate gets that weird fuzzy looking white coat. I remember getting some Reese's cups during the 80s tylenol poison murder scare. We called cause we thought it was poison 🤣😭

ATL bit me again. As with everything that even comes a whiskers kiss close enough to ATL, it always manages to hose me. Get to my shipper with enough time to get the heck gone after hooking the loaded trailer.

When I walked up and saw the glowing amber "temperature alert" I knew my day and my plan was shot to hell.

Apparently, Ferraro (DHL?) turned on the reefer to load it, but never verified that it was actually running and cycling in start/stop.

A full load of chocolate sat on that trailer in direct sun, for most of today. *Sigh* thank God I always double check before getting under the trailer. I'm now BT, creative parked, and headed to bed. It's been a long damn day.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

BK's Comment
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I had a temp scare myself yesterday. My set point was -10 but in the morning the box temp was +11. Called it in an was told to keep an eye on it. At noon, box temp had risen to +22. Called it in again. I was halfway between Little Rock and Texarkana headed west. They had me turn around and head back to Little Rock to the Carrier shop. When I got there the box temp was almost +29. Turned out to be a refrigerant leak that was fixed quickly. The load was rescued, but it was close. Lot’s of Sorbet going to Walmart in New Caney,Texas. I almost got some free product, lol. But I’m glad things worked out.

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