Xpo shut down Zones

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  1. runningfor48

    runningfor48 Here for Entertainment

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    So xpo has shut down these zones xpv, xmh and xhh as of today! Anyone on here affected?
     
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  2. ole man

    ole man Active Member

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    What I can say is XLX will cover about half of the XMH territory and all of XHH. It appears, although I do not know for sure that XHC will cover the other half of XMH and all of
    XPK. Gonna be very hard to do for both XLX and XHC. EBTIDA!!

    One worker is transferring to XLX and the rest received severance! Such a shame! To my knowledge. If anyone has other info, please input!
     
  3. smokin'joe

    smokin'joe Well-Known Member

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    Customer service.....gone
    Wearing drivers thin.... present
    Keeping drivers working..... gone
    Replaced by EBITA, results matter, and
    " showing the drivers some love."
     
  4. ole man

    ole man Active Member

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    Yes sir! That's where we are!
     
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  5. wltdo

    wltdo Active Member

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    You no I was just thinking,while on hold the other day I could swear I heard them talking or advertising how we move your freight damage free and on our safe stack. Gots me thinking they said about 43 percent of our freight was hauled on brokers.any body got any numbers on that? If so that's a lot of freight
     
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  6. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY The Trump,of Patel Consulting

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    Just curious,R. But did I read the other day zone drivers with you guys are like just a guy dropping his outbound,and picking up his inbound in a parking lot? No actual terminal?
     
  7. peachykeen

    peachykeen Member

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    Yes pretty much. A linehaul driver drops trailers in a drop yard and city driver delivers it
     
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  8. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY The Trump,of Patel Consulting

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    Rdwy did that too,like 30 years ago. Called them sub stations,doing like you say,linehaul leaving inbound load and taking outbound back. The only thing was most of the time,the freight was not loaded in a guided order for easier delivery,and the driver did a lot of back tracking.
     
  9. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

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    There's only six zones that were removed.
     
  10. ole man

    ole man Active Member

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    Three in KY, where were the others? I did not know about them although it doesn't surprise me. The closures in KY did not surprise me either because they have been very slow for some time now.
     
  11. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

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    One in AZ, can't remember where the two others were. The info was playing on the communication PowerPoint on the tv at my fac.
     
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    icuicp Well-Known Member

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    What caused them to be slow?

    Lack of account executive attention to customers and potential customers?

    Poor service from zone DSRs?

    Competition from other carriers? / XPO pricing?

    A combination of all these?....
     
  13. peachykeen

    peachykeen Member

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    What is this Power Point on the tv you speak of? I have never heard of that. Our tv is always turned off
     
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    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    Wait, what does XPK have to do with anything ?
     
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  15. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    I would be shocked to find out the number was that low. Give it time. It will get much larger.
     
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    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    Con-way would walk past a $100 bill to pick up a dime. XPO RESULTS MATTER
     
  17. ole man

    ole man Active Member

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    My bad, thanks, that should be XPV! Pikeville, KY.
     
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  18. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

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    You will have to ask your TM, who's clearly not interested in communication. It's a corporate PowerPoint, messages from sales, linehaul, and several others. Also information that's specific to the terminal and region.
     
  19. smokin'joe

    smokin'joe Well-Known Member

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    Or spend $100 to screw us out of $10.
     

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