Guess how many miles

Discussion in 'Holland' started by Stimpy, May 6, 2017.

  1. henry j

    henry j Well-Known Member

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    You are right. That's why YRC is called "the cancer of the trucking industry". From past history any company that is "infected" with the virus called YRC, the end is inevitable. YRC drains the life blood out of whatever company they buy out with leveraged bank loans until there is nothing left to take. That has been the MO of Yellow ever since the 90's. The employees suffer (both middle mangement and union members) while the top management keep stuffing their pockets. When the CEO and his top cronies feel they have stolen enough, they leave with the bonuses and "golden parachutes" that were written into their contracts. Then new replacements come in to "save" the company and the whole process is repeated.
    It's like a script written by Bernie Madoff.
     
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  2. Toby

    Toby Well-Known Member

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    Tape it up and put it back on the road for another million
     
  3. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Ever heard of J B WELD?
     
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  4. henry j

    henry j Well-Known Member

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    Too expensive......just cover the cracks with old grease.......the "prima donna" drivers will not touch any grease during any pre-trip (assuming they actually do a pre-trip)
     
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  5. Toby

    Toby Well-Known Member

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    They make orange masking tape now, put that and a little grease as Henry suggested and all is good keep rolling.
     
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  6. henry j

    henry j Well-Known Member

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    Better explain what sarcasm is. Th rookies reading this will take you serious !
    The way Holland maintenance is now after the TRCW takeover, they would like that . until the wheel comes apart and someone dies.
    Then it would all be on the driver (if he's still alive). Lawsuits would follow. Holland would claim no knowledge of any defects. They would say "Driver's responsibility to pre-trip vehicle and accept it as safe to operate". Once that is done and unit is on the road, Holland will "hang you out to dry".
    I've seen it happen.
     
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  7. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    I don't get it...... what's wrong with this wheel?
    :popcorn:

    :biglaugh:
     
  8. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    Driver:
    "It was fine during my pre-trip........".
     
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  9. bfalls

    bfalls Active Member

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    :tr10driving03:My guess is 1/2 mile, through some of our yards, with craters that double as potholes. Watch the shiney ones, those are the roofs of the PTS trailers that fell in.
     
  10. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

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    Probably the equipment that a part fell off and went through another driver's windshield causing that driver to die.Happened a few days ago..true story
     
  11. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    I saw one of y'all's Sterlings in Indy today with brand new shiny orange wheels... guess they're planning on keeping it around for awhile.
     
  12. Snark Monkey

    Snark Monkey Well-Known Member

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    What is a "Yall-Sterling?"
     
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  13. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    A Sterling that belongs to y'all...
     
  14. Low-Rider

    Low-Rider Active Member

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    Up north it would be "you guys sterling "
     
  15. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Actually it would be "you'z guyz"...
     
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  16. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    That's the truck Wong is driving in the parade at the 500 Sunday morning...
     
  17. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    With those new shiny wheels, it should be good for another million or two.
    :biglaugh:
     
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