What is this about?

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  1. MikeJ

    MikeJ Well-Known Member

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    So guys what's the deal with ABF using these Werner Pups. Did not even know Werner had pups.
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  2. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

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    Oh Boy! New grist for the rumor mill!
     
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  3. Mike432

    Mike432 Well-Known Member

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    Just guessing here. Could be 1-ways.( When a carrier loads a NEW trailer from point A to Point B where it is emptied and then picked up by the owner )
     
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  4. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

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    Werner may be running Rocky Mountain doubles west, . ..... maybe that's why they have pups, and why many of us on the east coast never saw a Werner pup.

    Which is a little scary, considering their extremely high turnover rate and possible experience of their drivers.......
     
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  5. ABFer

    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Maybe Werner has started using pups at ABF's request. Maybe we'll even see CRST, JB Hunt et al dragging them around too. What shocks me more than anything is that it's an ABF tractor pulling the set.
     
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    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    Did you mean rollover rate?
     
  7. MikeJ

    MikeJ Well-Known Member

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    The picture was taken in Wythville, VA
     
  8. MikeJ

    MikeJ Well-Known Member

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    The only thing I can think of is it has to do with manifest loads terminals that don't have a lot coming out of them, but dear lord how cheap is Werner that they will haul cheaper then the company can do it them selves and on top of that say no problem will even provide our own trailers.
     
  9. ABFer

    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    C'mon now, it doesn't say 'Swift' on the side...
    Just saving the costs of health insurance and pension make it a winning proposition for the company. Not to mention no pay for drop and hook, wait time, excessive layover pay and more.
     
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    troubleman84 Well-Known Member

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    Well I be damned.
     
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    imagine how the driver of this set feels
     
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  12. ABFer

    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Reports have it that he is wearing a clown mask.
     

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