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Info on Central Freight please

Discussion in 'Central Freight' started by darkon, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. beerfd

    beerfd Well-Known Member

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    They also closed the big Dallas yard..run everything out of Ft. Worth now.
     
  2. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    They still have a place in Dallas at the old USF Bestway terminal on Empire Central..............But they did close the big one in Irving.
     
  3. beerfd

    beerfd Well-Known Member

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    Didn't know that. I haven't ran Love Field in a while. Thanks.
     
  4. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    Two reasons for this post.....Wanted to clarify they are on a street off Empire Central .....can't remember the name.....And I just wanted my name to be the last one posting on this dead forum.
     
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    mlang216 Active Member

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    Thought I'd chime in.... a buddy of mine worked there for a few months before returning to the oil fields (can't give it up haha). He had a starting pay of 20/HR, worked 50 hours a week on average last spring and there was OT after 50. I cannot speak to the benefits or vacation policies. I know his only complaint was at times coming in just to have to wait on a truck because they had none for him. His shift was 1pm to 11 pm roughly. He did not work the dock usually. This was in Fort Worth, TX.
     
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  6. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash Livin' the Dream........Old School.

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    They're still alive in my neck of the woods. Small, but still around. I see them almost every day.

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  7. David Ramos

    David Ramos The#1Hostler

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    I used to be a hostler @ the Irving Terminal,but it was shut down a few years ago.Damn that yard had so many potholes and it will take forever to locate a trailer.Heard half of them went to the FTW terminal and the rest to the Empire Central terminal.
     
  8. Skeeter

    Skeeter Well-Known Member

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    What went the pot holes... lol!
     
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    Haha! Indeed, they did.
     
  10. trucknfool

    trucknfool Well-Known Member

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    They are as far east as Nashville and I think most of Georgia , if not all of the state. Is there any rumors of Central Freight expansion into all of Tennessee???
     

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