Our Deeply FLawed Pay Scales (GPD)

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  1. 00mustang

    00mustang NO LTL 4 ME CAR HAUL ONLY

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    That hat is no joke it's just large and in last all the time
     
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  2. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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  3. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    Doubt this will ever be addressed again jmo.
     
  4. SwampRatt

    SwampRatt Well-Known Member

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    Wasn't going to bring it up again, but... May as well keep the data as current as we can.

    US Bureau of Labor Statistics- Location based Comparative Data


    CLT-BASELINE for comparison. 19.97 (FXFE- $26.73)

    HKY- 19.20 (FXFE- $26.73)

    CUB-20.09 (FXFE- $25.33)

    CHS-20.34 (FXFE- $25.33)

    GSP- 19.16 - 20.55
    (Greenville - Spartanburg) Combined Average 19.85 (FXFE- $25.33)

    FLO- 18.69 (FXFE- $25.33)

    * those in bold are at level B (lowest)



    Anyone can check your own location number, for comparison (post up, if you like). https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oessrcma.htm
     
  5. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    I agree, this thread should've died a couple years ago!!
     
  6. johndeere4020

    johndeere4020 Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't COL adjustments happen all the time? I know I heard about it lots of times.
     
  7. SwampRatt

    SwampRatt Well-Known Member

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    So says the guy from a properly classed center...
     
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  8. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    Properly classed...are we??

    I'm guessing for years you were probably satisfied with your income...until you found out what others were making. Perhaps you shouldn't concern yourself with others and just be happy with where you are...
     
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  9. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    That's easy to say when your at a center that's not at bottom pay scale.
     
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  10. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    My center was at the bottom pay scale for the first 15+ years of our existence, we only moved up several years ago. It didn't bother me then, nor does it bother me now that we're still 2nd from the bottom.
     
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  11. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    Were talking about the present. Like i said its easy to talk when your not at the bottom.
     
  12. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    Whatever....

    You stalking me again??
     
  13. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    Nope you can't speak objectively it's a fact.
     
  14. SwampRatt

    SwampRatt Well-Known Member

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    Guessing has never been your strong suit, Red.

    For the longest time, we were at the top of the (non-union) LTL pay (and benefit) range, within the given geographic area. So no, we didn't pay very close attention to the evolution gradual decline. We were complacent, while the competition passed (many of) us by...

    Only fools continue to be complacent, after being made aware of the cost of not paying attention...
     
  15. mattbob

    mattbob Active Member

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    It is very sad that when you sit down at a manditory driver meeting with the MD of your region and he can't or won't give you the criteria to meet so your terminal can obtain the GPD. The rules keep changing in the middle of the game, the phrase now is ***It;s not in the budget**** first time we heard this one. Here is an idea, lets cut some upper mgmt bonuses and pass it to the GPD.
     
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  16. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    I talked to a XPO driver the other day they just got a raise their current rate in our area is 26.62. I wonder why they make so much in our area :scratchhead:
     
  17. silent trucker

    silent trucker Well-Known Member

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    probably because they don't have a pension or a 401 k match. Interesting that YRC was just granted GPD by the union. Their next contract looks to be a major bummer...as opposed to the current bummer they're working under.
     
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  18. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    No wonder XPO employees are seeking representation.
     
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    dsh69 Active Member

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    Bowman employees in our area are starting at $17.00
     
  20. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    Bump can't fill open driving positions at my center. Might be time to re-visit this flawed system.
     
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