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What do you Love about working here? What do you Hate about working here?

Discussion in 'Old Dominion Freight Line' started by JIM BOB, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. tommyg1964

    tommyg1964 New Member

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    Doesn't seem to be a hourly problem. Everyone gets along and makes a good living I believe. Last manager there had major personality issues (was a real *****) and got fired. New guy has a great personality but is very young and inexperienced in managing a small location with a huge foot print and limited personnel. Service center is just way under staffed. 30 doors with 9 city drivers and 1 dock worker. Shortest pedals are over 150 miles a day with the exception of one and it's around 75. Longest sometimes is over 280 with 12 or more stops not counting pickups. It's the place to be if you want hours we got em.
     
  2. 1 Lone Ranger

    1 Lone Ranger Active Member

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    Apparently this week was Driver/Employee Appreciation week.Couldn't tell from our place.Just another week.Anyone else get any props,treats,food if any kind? Anyone? Buehler?
     
  3. miltowntrucker

    miltowntrucker Member

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    They had chicken and some other food. That they got it at 11am and I start at 11pm. So I got a couple free cans of soda outta the deal.
     
  4. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Heard Billy had to rent a Uhaul to take his things home.
     
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  5. vongrimmenstein

    vongrimmenstein Well-Known Member

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    Does you new boss have the common sense to ask the rank & file for guidance? If he does that, it will make everybody's experience @ work much better. If not, well, you know the answer. von.
     
  6. Freightsup

    Freightsup Active Member

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    We had a great time with a pulled pork competition with prizes, extra food trays for those who didn't like pulled pork, drinks, and free OD gear.
     
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  7. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    Steak Dinner this week.
     
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  8. 1 Lone Ranger

    1 Lone Ranger Active Member

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    I guess our management heard some kind of unrest.Posted a notice that they will feed us in Thursday.
     
  9. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Nothin in ATL that I know of...
     
  10. White

    White Well-Known Member

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    Troll here. These are strange times. For the first time in my tenure, my company did nothing for appreciation week. Quarterly meeting was all positive. Freight levels up and down locally. And every ltl in my area (yours & mine included) are hiring. Just feels weird.
     
  11. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    Ours felt forced. There weren't no steaks and T-bones but I was told I'm very much appreciated by our office staff.
     
  12. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Coop Dispatch's Driver of the Year

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    I heard the Eugene terminal chipped in and bought you a slightly used Zero turn radius mower they found on E Bay???
     
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  13. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    You are only allowed to comment in this thread when you meet the strict standard it takes to become one of the best in the LTL industry and have the pride to wear the green and black shirt we all love so much that we wear it even outside of work as well as ordering extra OD shirts for our family members to wear also.

    Until then, all mowing information will be kept confidential. Sorry driver, but this is the house of OD.
     
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  14. flybynite

    flybynite Well-Known Member

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    There's a herd of goats for sale at the 157 mile post. For the right price they'll throw in a cow.
     
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  15. flybynite

    flybynite Well-Known Member

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    Hahahaha. I miss the entertainment.
     
  16. flybynite

    flybynite Well-Known Member

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    Don't know what we had. I saw A-1 bottles and baked potatoes when I got in. For breakfast the city guys were going for 2 plates. Y'all get the coffee cup?
     
  17. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Coop Dispatch's Driver of the Year

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    My partner and I have OD sheets in the gold hotel.....
     
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  18. White

    White Well-Known Member

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    Is that the gold hotel with the ocean view? Your lease is gonna go up.
     
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  19. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    I'll give you two hats so when you walk around in public on your days off in the mall people will ask you what an OD is?.?.

    There's no hurt in showing your pride to want to drive with us.
     
  20. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Check Billy's Uhaul, you'll see where all the leftovers are headed.
     

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