Linehaul?

Discussion in 'XPO Logistics' started by bentstrider83, Sep 7, 2017.

  1. bentstrider83

    bentstrider83 Member

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    Last time I applied at YRC, all they had available at the ABQ terminal were team positions that ran all the way out to the west coast and back. Haven't been or lived in CA or any of the Pacific coast states in five years after moving away from there. Not too eager to return to that mess.
     
  2. radman

    radman moving and grooving

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    Coremark is like real work. LTL city work is alot easier than that, typically.
     
  3. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    Can't make numbers without bodies. Some weird decisions being made that would have never flown at the old Con-job.
     
  4. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    " outsourcing " " sub vans " " sub service " you see that all over this board and throughout it's threads. They all mean exactly what you are talking about there. Doing it cheaper with someone that will do it cheaper every time you can. That is effecting us all. It's no different here than where you are as far as that goes.
     
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    I thought Estes was privately held. Complete opposite of the mega-conglomerate that this is.
     
  6. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

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    Estes is privately held.
     
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  7. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    That's what we do at OD except we take it one step further, if you jump boards you go to the bottom and you gain seniority from there. But our city is only bid by route. If you have enough seniority to bid whatever route is available, it is yours and it generally comes with it's particular start time. Then you stay in the same area every day. Volume drivers don't have a route, most do just that, run volume loads, but they do bring them in to cover vacation/call out peddle runs too.
     
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  8. Fedexfedex

    Fedexfedex New Member

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    I AGREE that's why I am leaving because, I wanted to do line haul an they put me in the city. They need a bid system like other LTL.
     
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  9. bentstrider83

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    Well, Estes P/D in Albuquerque picked somebody else and the Estes linehaul in Phoenix told me I needed two years of hauling doubles elsewhere before I could get on over there for a linehaul position. At the same time though, they told me to that I could try for a P/D position instead and then work up the doubles experience that way.
     
  10. highspeeds

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    Everyone has to get in, where they fit in.
     
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  11. WiggleWagondrvr

    WiggleWagondrvr Member

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    I am glad I am not at your terminal. Here at mine the long time drivers respect their job and do it well. We try to teach the new guys this is a good company to work for and to do a good job. Here at this terminal we care. There is accountability and we know this is a good job to keep.
     
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    I wish more terminals were like yours.
     
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  13. monkeywrench

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    How bout, hell no!!!!!!!!
     
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  14. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    As bid season gets into full swing I see several people will be taking advantage of being able to change their shift, schedule and job to better suit their home time.
     
  15. Fedexfedex

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    I am new to R&L here in Atlanta. When do bid season began if I may ask..
     
  16. icuicp

    icuicp Well-Known Member

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    ?Huh? :confused1:
     
  17. Fedexfedex

    Fedexfedex New Member

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    Do they have a bid system if so when does it begin.
     
  18. icuicp

    icuicp Well-Known Member

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    XPO Logistics LTL has a bid system formally known as the job selection process

    Usually starts around this time of year if I understand you correctly.
     
  19. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

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    Were you drugged tested when you were hired. This is an XPO board I think R&L has there own thread go there and ask.:wtflol:
     
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  20. Fedexfedex

    Fedexfedex New Member

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    Lol my bad sorry guys...
     
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