Uniforms?

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  1. Maddog

    Maddog Member

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    Our city guys got their coats about six weeks ago. Has anyone heard when line haul will order theirs?
     
  2. cdd2002

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    March is what I have heard.
     
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  3. Maddog

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    Thanks.
     
  4. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

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    City guys got theirs first because they deal with the customers is the way it was explained to me. Doesn't matter to me.
     
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    That's what we were told. Then at bid change some came to city from line haul, no coat. I see the point and then I don't see it.
     
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    616jimmy Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't matter does it?:couch::horseshit::shift:
     
  7. ole man

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    Nope, not in the least.
     
  8. vetran peddleman

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    That's Con-way... ahummm...I mean Xpo for ya OM !!!
     
  9. vetran peddleman

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    Yeah UN...we were told the very same thing...drivers who are 'customer facing' take top priority in getting coats, and uniforms first. P&D guys will be the tip of the spear, so to speak, as far as providing public exposure and name brand recognition of our new name. Seems like a good marketing idea to me...cause it looks like nothing else is going to expose the XPO logo by way of signs, equipment, etc. relative to re-branding any time soon.
     
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    Most guys don't wear a whole lot of the Con-way gear on L/H any way. You get the one guy still wearing his brown CCX jacket. Okay. Your special. But most of us are wearing our bibs over something comfy.
     
  11. boomer55

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    Are we getting the same style uniforms, cuz these suck, the shirts buttons are always fallin off, and the stretch bands in the pants just plain suck, I think they must be womens pants or something
     
  12. vetran peddleman

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    Can't see why not. It's better to be warm and comfy than cold and a walking bill board where nobody will notice nor care what you look like. If and when you L/H guys do get jackets and uniforms...make sure that you swap your no name or con-way jacket for a XPO one when u get in at your barn. That is ...if you have a spit and polish type drill sgt.TM who goes out of his way to call guys out for being 'out of uniform.'...otherwise disregard and carry on.
     
  13. ShabaDoo

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    Linehaul doesn't wear uniforms. At least at our barn, after the last bid they don't. Every day is casual friday, jeans and tshirt. Nobody cares.
     
  14. vetran peddleman

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    Wow SD...you mean L/H guys would rather go out and put wear and tare, grease, etc. on their own duds rather company supplied uniforms?
     
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    This ain't my first day. Never been a problem.
     
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    The way it should be. I don't need to be in some itchy company uniforms for hours each way. Let me be comfortable.
     
  17. vetran peddleman

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    Apparently not HS...at my barn as a day P&D guy our SCM is always giving us the once over look as far as uniforms go. When we went from CCX to Conway and got our new Conway caps I asked if I could still wear my old CCX cap while doing dock duty. My TM replied, "No, you got your new
    Conway hat and I expect you to wear that now, (even on the dock), not the CCX hat."
     
  18. vetran peddleman

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    10:4 driver... I'll go along w/ that. Trucking in the most comfy way possible makes perfect sense to me.
     
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  19. catchTHErabbit

    catchTHErabbit PRAISE THE LORD!and pass the ammunition PLEASE!!!!

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    and not all of us live south of the mason dixon either
     
  20. highspeeds

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    I am in Ohio. And clearly north of that line. I am also aware of where it is on a map and it's much further north than most people realize.

    None the less. I am not in whatever snow pit you are. And if company clothes make you feel better about yourself. Great.
     
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