Nothing New !! So time to talk safety ..

Discussion in 'New Century Transportation' started by Riteway, May 7, 2014.

  1. Riteway

    Riteway Member

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    With the way traffic is and the congestion is , why would NCT load 53 ft trailers with swing doors for local delivery's ? with accidents up .. Maybe they should stop and look at someway to stop some of this .. You have Road trucks with a 53 ft trailer making local delivery's .. Now should these Road drivers be classify as local ... they are in a Immediate environment.. Is what the dictionary said .. Even the local drivers with 53 ft trailers with SWING doors are having a hard time getting around .. This is a safety problem for the drivers and the public according to the New Jersey State police ... Company's should be doing the safest things for the drivers.. 102 wide trailers , 53 ft shouldn't be on local streets ... They can buy a 70 inch TV to spy on the drivers ?? NO TO MICRO MANAGE is the right way to put it ? Werble you need some glasses you can't see all the J B HUNT rail trailers , I'm in North Jersey and i see them ...SAFETY STARTS in the offices , is what should be on the Driver Inst manifest ... I know the UNION made this happen !!! Maybe if the UNION was in , things would get better and safer ? That's my safety talk for today be safe drivers ...
     
  2. Nctshopsteward

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    How about this one ,we fill out VCR reports daily on our equipment so why is it that the shop never signs off on any repairs made to the equipment after a driver write up ? Maybe we should have a copy of the maintance reports after service to view ??
     
  3. meathead32

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    cant you go to the shop before you leave and ask them to look up who and if it was fixed? then maybe he could sign the book.
     
  4. Nctshopsteward

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    Only the mechanic who did the repairs can sign the log book .what if he is not their
     
  5. Bruins44

    Bruins44 New Member

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    So another strategic sales guy quit Friday. Guess he was tired of being micro managed and belittled by the Roadway clowns that run this dump. Good luck TY. Show them they made a mistake. Central Nj pickup count will take a big hit.
     
  6. crash bandana

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    They're required by law to sign the vir and hand it back to the driver once the repairs are done
     
  7. Driveforfree

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    They don't return any paperwork to the driver.
     
  8. crash bandana

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    Read the fmcsr....it's required to be in the truck
     
  9. Riteway

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    Spoke to him sometime back .. and he was saying that no pay increases can't cut it .. Seven years now !!! And also wasn't happy with management .. So time for a new home and better pay .. So sad what is taking place ... Some good people are leaving ..
     
  10. Puff Driver

    Puff Driver Active Member

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    Sounds like if New Century was not busy fighting the teamsters things would be better. As long as the union is there to destroy the company it will continue to degrade.
    It is sad how unions have destroyed every unionized LTL carrier..
    Good luck..
     
  11. yrc-atm

    yrc-atm commodities relocator

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    And how exactly has the union destroyed the unionized carriers?
     
  12. joes bar and grill

    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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  13. Crystal

    Crystal Well-Known Member

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    No, it sounds more like if New Century had treated it's workers better they wouldn't have needed the Teamsters.
     
  14. crash bandana

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    So it's the union (who've been at new century's door for around a year) that employees haven't gotten a raise in 7 years?
     
  15. Unionlife

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    Here we go again trying to blame the Union for the problems at NCT and all the other companies that have gone out of business in the past! First of all the problems at NCT were there prior to the attempt to organize. They however have gotten worse since our new management team took over. And for your information they were part of the Roadway Team prior to NCT. Evidently you haven't been in the trucking industry for too long or you would have personally experienced the poor management and corporate greed that were responsible for most of the companies going out of business in the 70's and 80's! Evidently you must be part of the management team because I find it hard to believe that if you're a driver here at NCT that you would be satisfied making the same pay and working for straight time along with paying constant increases in benefits . We gave NCT ample time to show a good faith gesture. I still have my car payments and other expenses! I don't receive auto expenses and if I get fired I don't receive my salary for a designated period of time. We work without a contract every day and could be terminated with nothing at any time! But your Executives make sure they cover their ass with their own contract! What's wrong with that picture! So don't make statements about the Union because their representation would be the best thing that will and I say will be good for all drivers at NCT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!$
     
  16. Nctshopsteward

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    the union has nothing to do with the bad mgmt thats in place now ,when they tell you Harrys way of doing business was bad thats your answer .Harry built two major companies and the mgmt that followed ran both into the ground
     

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