Non company carriers.

Discussion in 'Estes Express Lines' started by NiteVizion, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. NiteVizion

    NiteVizion Active Member

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    I know we use a lot of contractors, but why is JB hunt and XPO/Conway in our yard? Damn everyone gets a piece of Estes freight. Even see little mom n pop day cabs I'm here. Will
    It ever end?
     
  2. mildew

    mildew Super Moderator Staff Member

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    They're cheaper. They haul the stuff out where it's hard to get a loads out of. My only assumption
     
  3. drummerforhire

    drummerforhire Well-Known Member

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    Some customers will also ship volume via truckload carriers to a terminal, where it gets unloaded and split into LTL shipments.
     
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    We have jb hunt at our terminal, we load home depot warehouse freight that we picked up on them and they pick them up and take them to the dc. We still take a couple of loads a day on our trailers also.
     

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