The Elephant In The Middle Of The Room

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Mistelle's Comment
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Or in this case, the 53' trailer and the 2014 freightliner.

I am sitting at the consignee , I was early by about 30 minutes. I have pulled up to the dock (still far enough away to cut the bolt and open the doors but almost in place) and people are walking around me, not looking at the truck or speaking to me.

It's weird how the truck is almost invisible when they aren't ready to unload you. Especially since I am the ONLY truck in the yard (and there is only room for one).


The customer the freight is being delivered to. Also referred to as "the receiver". The shipper is the customer that is shipping the goods, the consignee is the customer receiving the goods.

Old School's Comment
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Mistelle, your post makes me chuckle!

It is odd how people can ignore such a behemoth rolling up to their dock at times. Most of the time in my flat-bed work they are glad to see me and ready to unload me, but occasionally I'll bump into this problem. Kind of makes you just want to slap somebody and say HELLOOO!!! I'm here! You did order this stuff didn't you!

Starcar's Comment
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What has always amazed me are the car that run up a trailer...then compound their stupidity by saying " I didn't see you " confused.gifwtf-2.gif

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