Mandatory meeting 11/16

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  1. Daywalker

    Daywalker Member

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    Den lost 7 runs all total. Moving some night runs to the days
     
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  2. roogie

    roogie Well-Known Member

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    I honestly didn’t keep track during the meeting. KCY will lose 6 I think total. Two can follow, 1 to FSM and one to GLD, nobody forced to follow. Mainly rerouting but moving all DAL type runs to triples.

    Basically the same way we run our FAR - KCY meets, which is my current bid. Three doubles from DAL will meet 2 KCY triples in Billings, OK. (2 FAR meets 3 KCY in that lane).

    The former route was DAL meeting KCY on the MKO yard. The KCY half was a lot of 2 lane driving with lots of small towns and turns and stop lights and signs, now all Kansas Turnpike and interstate 35.

    Please other KCY drivers fill in what I missed.

    roog
     
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  3. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    Hope they keep the gear pool straight.
    Was a problem for them out here.
    Couldn’t wrap their heads around three set turning into two trains needs one more gear.
     
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  4. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    CLT...losing 4 runs (3 night time bids, 1 day tine bid), gaining 3 runs (3 day time bids) for a net loss of 1 run.

    Everyone’s job is safe, we’re actually looking to add more road drivers. :1036316054:
     
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  5. CenturyClass

    CenturyClass Lead-side Recruit

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    They didn't teach that in college. haha
     
  6. roogie

    roogie Well-Known Member

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    Two KCY drivers and three DAL makes
    7 gears total, never been an issue here.

    roog
     
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  7. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    The KCY guys ALWAYS bring triples?
     
  8. roogie

    roogie Well-Known Member

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    I believe that's the plan. When the weather gets bad though they will go back to doubles and send another driver to cover the triples loss. This is exactly what they do for the Fargo meet (my current bid), which is setup exactly the same way. There are other places that do the same.

    Two Fargo drivers down with triples, two KCY drivers meet them. (Sequence 1 and 2) Then there is a turn guy (me in this case). When I get there I split mine apart and they are the heavy trailers for Sequence 1 and 2. Snap them together and I get the rear trailers (one from each FAR driver) and head back home.

    We use everything we bring to the meet and don't leave anything behind.

    roog
     
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  9. Big Dave

    Big Dave What?! A low bridge and boardwalk at same time?!!

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    WTH Roog. You get stuck doing all the drop and picks.....ohhhh...that's right....you guys aren't hourly...
     
  10. roogie

    roogie Well-Known Member

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    Yea I didn't get hired to do TOs. Cha-ching$$$

    roog
     
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  11. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    Gotta tell ya Roog, me, RC and the rest of the guys in my head REALLY like the hourly thing. CHA-CHING.
    $$$$$$$$$$$$$
     
  12. silent trucker

    silent trucker Well-Known Member

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    added $10 k to my check last year and this year....

    ST, laughing all the way to the bank....
     

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