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FEDEX FREIGHT What Do You Take?

Discussion in 'Fedex Freight' started by Streaker69, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. Streaker69

    Streaker69 Active Member

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    This is my first winter at FedEx. The guys with experience told me to keep a bag packed in my car to take with me in case I get stranded. In my bag I have

    A blanket
    Gloves
    Socks
    Underwear
    Canned food with a spoon
    Nature valley bars

    In my cooler I have bottled water and my lunch for that day. I also have a credit card just in case i get stuck at a hotel outside of the network.

    Am I missing anything?
     
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  2. SMOKESTACK

    SMOKESTACK Administrator AD-FREE USER

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    toothbrush , any meds , good flashlight , zip ties
     
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  3. Streaker69

    Streaker69 Active Member

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    I did forget the hygiene stuff, thank you. What are the zip ties for?
     
  4. Big Dave

    Big Dave My Hat is my sunvisor

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    Smoke is into S&M.......:438::hide:
     
  5. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Coop Dispatch mirror lobbyist

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    To tie your mirrors up if they break off from the weight of the ice...
     
  6. FedexLube

    FedexLube Well-Known Member

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    ...and a Glock
     
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  7. White

    White Straight’nin the curves, flat’nin the hills

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    Stocking cap & fire source this time of year (depending on your locale). OTC meds (aspiring, cold, Pepto) year round. Add fuses & few basic tools to your zip ties.
     
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  8. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Coop Dispatch mirror lobbyist

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    Big Dave maybe should get this guy a gold hotel? He will need a walk in sleeper, with storage shelves, a shower, and kitchen, to carry all the emergency supplies...
     
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    Coffee can with a candle to stay warm if you break down. Sleeping bag as well to stay warm.
     
  10. Streaker69

    Streaker69 Active Member

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    I keep a Taurus in the car, is that good enough?

    Sir, I am a company man. FedEx says I cannot make any repairs to vehicles. They call that tampering. So if they want to pay delay pay and have somebody come to me to change a fuse, so be it.
     
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  11. Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium Well-Known Member

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    Don’t forget that inflatable girlfriend.
     
  12. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 63 Year Teamster Member AD-FREE USER

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    I had an inflatable gal the year we ran sleepers, safety man said he got 2 phone calls, asking when PIE started hiring female drivers.
    She had her own chauffers cap.
     
  13. icuicp

    icuicp Well-Known Member

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    Can you carry extra O-rings for the glad hands? Or is that tampering too?

    I'm an XPO driver. A lot of times these things come up missing for whatever reason.
     
  14. Streaker69

    Streaker69 Active Member

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    Technically, it's all tampering but I carry a bunch of rings and change them as needed. It's one of those CYA policies.
     
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  15. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 63 Year Teamster Member AD-FREE USER

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    PIE was always glad to pay us for replacing a gladhand gasket, wiper blade or wire a pigtail between pups.
    It was a lot cheaper than sending out a vender, we were on the clock less time.
     
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  16. Ted Decker trk

    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    Would the two of you (or more) and the inflatable gal make that a threesome?
     
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  17. Ted Decker trk

    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    Kuehnle Brothers, a tanker outfit of NE Ohio has a mannequin in their guardhouse wearin nuthin but a cap and a smile! Used to see her when they'd need a lease tank wagon once in a while.
     
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  18. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 63 Year Teamster Member AD-FREE USER

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    Nah, you got me confused with some old Carolina drivers.
     
  19. Ted Decker trk

    Ted Decker trk When things are FUBAR, FIDO!

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    :hilarious:
    Ouch!:hilarious:
     
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  20. Stimpy

    Stimpy Wingnut

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    Underwear is a must!!!

    Lol
     

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