CENTRAL TRANSPORT Line Haul Questions

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  1. Justbrowsing

    Justbrowsing Member

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    Curious what it's like at CT line haul. I have heard it also involves dock work but not sure if that is every day or a rarity. Also what's pay like and hours worked per night. Do you have a normal start time. Any helps appreciated.

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  2. Ted Decker trk

    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    Wow, can you say Passive/Agressive!
     
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  3. Mr Perfect 01

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    Dock work for both city and line haul is required. How much depends on what run your awarded. The only exception is for line haul. If you are awarded a run that is over 500 miles round trip then the dock work is optional. Meaning if you have a long haul run you can still work the dock when you return home each morning for extra money but it is not required. No lay down runs and yes everyone has a dedicated start time. Starting pay depends on what geographic area you are looking into. They very quite a bit.
     
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    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    Do you guys have lifetime bids like R&L or do you rebid from time to time?
     
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    We d
     
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    Sorry not sure what happened there. Lifetime time bid. No bid board unless new lane is opened. Then we will assign by seniority and so on
     
  7. Ted Decker trk

    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    So in your parlance , once you're "awarded" a run you can't be bumped, correct? Do the terminal managers make that decision ?
     
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    Correct you can not be bumped. The only thing that would cause you to lose your assigned run would be if you were under performing or continously blowing your ETAs. The local manager would be the person making that judgment call.
     
  9. Ted Decker trk

    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    Copy that. That's how we do it at R&L . I like it. The only other time you could loose a run is if they adjust a freight lane somewhere which usually happens if a new center opens. So I assume you have guts that float or are on an extra board .
     
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  10. manmover

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    Can't speak for all terminals but at Nashville you will work the dock to complete 14 hours per day no matter the length of the run for instance if you run to St Louis which is 640 miles you can expect to work the dock for two and a half hours when you get back. if you are start time at 6:30 p.m. you will not be leaving until 8 to 8:30 in the morning
     
  11. runawaytrain

    runawaytrain Wear their scorn with pride.

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    Sounds like total hell. I would rather be tied to a whipping post. I needed a life beyond my job.
     
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  12. Ted Decker trk

    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    Copy that, add in 15-45 minute commute in both ends you'd be at 72.5 to 77.5 hours a day in five days. I average 52.5 hours a week with .75 hour commute on either end (60 hrs a week all in) and that's enough for me
     
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  13. ED FORCE ONE

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    I work about 13 a nite 9pm to 10 am , about 2 to 3 hours is waiting and breaks and im under no pressure except to avoid a motel stay 30 miles from my car and when that does happen i actually get more rest
     
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    Dang driver what all does your night consist of ? That sounds like an east coast night.
     
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  15. ED FORCE ONE

    ED FORCE ONE Well-Known Member

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    Chicago toledo joliet chicago , brutal
     
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