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  1. ntw10

    ntw10 Member

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    Just wondering how often other terminals bid linehaul. When l started we bid every 6 months now it's once a year.
     
  2. bullwagon

    bullwagon Active Member

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    As needed, longest went 1 1/2 years, shortest was about 5 months.
     
  3. flybynite

    flybynite Well-Known Member

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    Once a year at our Terminal.
     
  4. Freightsup

    Freightsup Active Member

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    Hell, never until our new manager showed up. Once a year now.
     
  5. gomer2969

    gomer2969 Member

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    We used to do once a year and now it's every six months
     
  6. 1 Lone Ranger

    1 Lone Ranger Active Member

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    Line once a year.P&D never.
     
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  7. runningfor48

    runningfor48 Here for Entertainment

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    Same here
     
  8. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    P&D has always been best man for the job.
     
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  9. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    Does mowing bids fall under linehaul,or p and d???
     
  10. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    That would be considered a yard bid driva...
     
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  11. DayliteDean

    DayliteDean Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Most breakbulks and large boards seem to be every six months (like with everything there's exceptions)
    End of line and smaller barns yearly.
     
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  12. Ruffian 72

    Ruffian 72 Well-Known Member

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    Yearly, or if run added at smaller terminal.
     
  13. 2BucTruck

    2BucTruck Well-Known Member

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    6 months. And it's not a 'bid' anymore. Apparently that smells too much of union. It's now called 'driver reallocation' or ' schedule selection.' Seriously.
     
  14. gomer2969

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    It's still called a bid at my terminal
     

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