Glourious Carolina Cargo!

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So despite the bad reviews and everyone saying they are the worst company, so far they are good. Being new to the trucking industry and the companies and what to believe, I believe the best thing is learn for yourself. So I'm here... sitting in Motel 6 typing this.

6/7/15, I took my first Greyhound from Zanesville, Ohio to Charlotte, North Carolina. It was a total of 13hrs I believe. Now it being my first time on a greyhound, it really sucked... a lot. But I made it, I think I got a total of 4hrs of sleep through the brakes and the rough stopping. I got on at 3:40pm and got to NC at 4:30am. I am very tired and worn out.

So they picked me up at 7:15am at the station and took me to Mcd's to get some breakfast on them. I appreciated it very much. Then we went to Motel 6 to pick everyone that had checked in the night before. Then we went straight to the terminal to fill out 2 big packets of paper and got our orientation fold. They gave us a couple breaks, very laid back. Then we had lunch, they bought us pizza. After that we talked to dispatch and then learned how to elog some. Obviously you don't really catch onto it until you get to play with it but he gave us a basic rundown. We also did our urine test when we got there. Very easy going. I have no complaints so far. They have been very kind to us and supportive.

Well that's it for day one. I'm pooped. I'm going to bed! I shall update as I go!


Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.


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.

Nolaman's Comment
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Mcchuckles...... update please.

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