seriously ....

Discussion in 'Holland' started by caddy, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    A Swift reference is shameful to say the least. But that's what I'm talking about. Years ago you would have been laughed off the stage for mentioning Swift in the same sentence as Holland.
    I view Holland as just a stepping stone job nowadays, versus an excellent career choice like it used to be.
    (And I blame the cowardly union and it's cowardly members for taking the concessions.)
    To each their own, but most honest people admit that they should have took a stand against the concessions.
     
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  2. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    You're not wrong. But a lot of people are under the mistaken impression that working at Holland isn't worthwhile at all, and that's just not true. It may be a stepping stone job, but it's probably the best stepping stone job out there and, unlike most stepping stone jobs in this industry, you can go home more than twice a month. On top of that, the pay and benefits are actually enough to live on, unlike most other stepping stone jobs that have low pay and no benefits.

    For a young driver on their way up, they'd be hard pressed to find a better place to start than Holland. Doing 3-5 years here won't bankrupt you and you can actually have a family because you will be home to see them more often.
     
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  3. Griz

    Griz Well-Known Member

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    Wait just a minute, I just read where Holland is regional carrier of the year. What about that?
     
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  4. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    That must have been in a YRCW publication.
    :biglaugh:
     
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  5. Griz

    Griz Well-Known Member

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    lol
     
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  6. mud

    mud Wonderin' AD-FREE USER

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  7. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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  8. Rodeo

    Rodeo Active Member

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    Some like me don't want to leave! have a good day
     
  9. Rodeo

    Rodeo Active Member

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    Am glad you left but it seems you didn't leave your still snooping lol!
     
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  10. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    Everyone who has stayed there has their own personally reasons for staying, and that respectable. But for those of us who moved on, we knew that we had better options. Neither position is criminal.

    Have your union give me my pension that I was promised and I'll promise to stop "snooping" in on your company.
    :1036316054:
     
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  11. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash They will make you look foolish. AD-FREE USER

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    Me too. Trust me.
     
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  12. TonyTheTiger

    TonyTheTiger Active Member

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    Just be glad we have safe transportation to and from the motels.


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  13. Big Dave

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

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    Was he trying to drive up that ramp??
    Obviously that wasn't Wong. Wong can put a big rig on a boardwalk....
     
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  14. troubleman84

    troubleman84 Well-Known Member

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    Where’s that
     
  15. Canadian Flyer

    Canadian Flyer They Call Me CF, Eh

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    The guy driving this van must be part bat or something. He hit what was basically the only thing in a wide open space.

    Aren't you supposed to have a CDL to drive one of those 15 passenger vans? In Canada they're considered small busses and require the same license.
     
  16. Toby

    Toby Well-Known Member

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    At the most a chauffeurs license. When you move up into the minibuses then you need the CDL, but the shuttle vans don't.

    Even if the driver had a CDL that does not necessarily mean that he/she is a good driver since on a daily basis we see those who have one do some : WTF how did he/she do that actions.
     
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  17. Toby

    Toby Well-Known Member

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    Question: was any road drivers in the van at the time of the poll jumping out infront of the van moment?

    If so I can see $$ in the near future...

    Just think of this occurring to one of the Holland drivers and having to fill out the accident report..

    How did the accident occur: ? : I was following navigation and it said to hang a left

    Please draw a detailed diagram of the accident: what direction you were going when it happened; time to practice up on your stick figure artistic drawing skills

    How could you of avoided the accident: ( my favorite response ) Stayed at home in bed

    Stewards response to the letter the driver will receive: rescind and remove from file due to unavoidable movement of yellow warning poll and weather conditions.

    Holland TM: Refuse to rescind and remove

    Action in the end: Holland short and desperate for drivers, just keep adding useless paper to the pile and if new driver look the other way and restart the 30 day probation over again as occurred in some cases at certain terminals when Newbie had accident in probation period.. desperate times
     
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  18. TonyTheTiger

    TonyTheTiger Active Member

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    Charlotte a few weeks ago according to another driver.
     
  19. Hoodock

    Hoodock Well-Known Member

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    Years ago my BA told me I was promised a pension. I wasn't promised the amount! That was over 40 years ago. How true!!
     
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  20. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Bottom line is Holland is a bottom feeder hiring company now , the very very few dorks they hired are worthless and now at full pay after 30 days ....r.i.p. 2019 Holland
     
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