New terminal

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  1. Rodeo

    Rodeo Active Member

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    Spend that money!
     
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  2. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Woo Hoo spend that -15% and can we transfer up there ??
     
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  3. henry j

    henry j Well-Known Member

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    Throwing a "bone" to the Canadians from Welsh appease the grumbling minions at YRC and a bit of a reward from Hoffa for the last election support?

    "Let them eat cake"...........".used for talking about the attitude of someone
    who really does not care about a group of peopleor does not understand their problems although the pretend to."
    Quote is commonly but erroneously attributed to French Queen Marie Antoinette during the French Revolution when her people were starving.

    Seems to rather fit both Hoffa and Welsh.
     
  4. henry j

    henry j Well-Known Member

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    Gives new double meaning to the term "foreign power" - which is exactly who is going to be pulling loads in and out of there.
     
  5. useless

    useless Active Member

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    isn't that what pts is? driven by foreign power
     
  6. Griz

    Griz Well-Known Member

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    Wonder how they recruited enough men to open a 60 door terminal? Must not be accessible to truckingboards.
     
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  7. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    That's a Speedy terminal, guys. Just like all of Holland's Canadian terminals. It's been open for over a year now and YRCW didn't spend a single penny on it.
     
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  8. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    Speedy Transport has been running Holland's Canadian freight since the divorce with TNT in 1996. Holland only has a sales team here.
     
  9. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    They didn't. Speedy did.
     
  10. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    Not unless you want to buy your own truck and give up your union card. Speedy is 100% owner/operator and the dock is non-union.
     
  11. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    This had nothing to do with the IBT or YRCW. Speedy Transport opened that terminal on their own more than a year ago. There are no union employees to "thank" for helping Hoffa win. And I doubt James Welch has ever met Jared Martin, Speedy's president.

    We are an independent company. We haul our own domestic freight as SZTG, but we also act as the Canadian agent to several other US carriers. HMES is just one.
     
  12. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    Not a single penny for this facility came from YRCW.
     
  13. henry j

    henry j Well-Known Member

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    Then why all the "hoopala" with the ad sporting a USF Holland header stating "Operations will begin at OUR Ottawa, ON terminal on Mon, May 1?
    More "fake news" for the consumption of disgruntled customers and employees?
    "The NEW terminal is located at ; 205 Broome Rd, Brockville, ON,..............Just more BS?
     
  14. henry j

    henry j Well-Known Member

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    OK, I believe you. I remember when TNT split off from Holland becoming USF, but why is YRCW trying to make it sound like a new "grand opening", if it's been there for a long time already?
     
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  15. Griz

    Griz Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Canadian Flyer for straightening this out. I've been at Holland 28 years and never new this.
     
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  16. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    Because Holland did not have a local sales office at this terminal yet.

    The reason Holland makes it sound like theirs is because Speedy Transport acts as an agent. We are Holland in Canada. We use Holland bills for Holland freight and we even use some of Holland's tailgate vans. Holland wants us to represent them, so we do.
     
  17. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    It's no problem! We used to provide agent service to Red Star before they closed, and to NPME until last year when they switched to a partnership with Dicom Freight.

    This has resulted in a lot of strangeness, like Dicom having a trailer spotted at Holland's Detroit barn and Speedy having to service Canadian Holland customers located in NPME territory.
     
  18. Snark Monkey

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    Are the city drivers owner operator too?
     
  19. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    They are. It's not unusual for that to be the case up here.
     
  20. Dick Dastardly

    Dick Dastardly Drat, Double Drat, and Triple Drat!

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    Same as Fredex Freight in Canada.
     
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