I was dead tired last night when I got to the customer in Aberdeen. I got done around midnight and slept some more over at Walmart. It was much needed, I could barely function when I woke up at 7.
I was going to st read more..
Just done with another Tuesday, after delivering the turkey leftovers from Kopp to Simmons, I went up to the US Cold Storage in Hazleton.
My next trip was back to the well known C&S in Aberdeen, a huge me read more..
I got some good sleep after my delivery last night, I went back to Diner 83 and slept until around 9. Woke up to a message from dispatch asking me to drop my empty at Abbott in Bethlehem.
After getting some food fr read more..
Started off this morning from the company yard in Carlisle, but first, it was time for a truck wash. It's been a few weeks since the last, which is well overdue and also pretty embarrassing, I really dislike a dirty truck. read more..
Made it the the usual place for my Washington Courthouse deliveries. The Loves at Jeffersonville, across the highway from the outlet.
I really dislike early deliveries like this, but it could be worse. I parked aro read more..
It's been an interesting week with some trips up to the New England area. After my delivery in Connecticut on Wednesday I went back to Bethlehem PA for another load up to Medline in Uxbridge.
Uxbridge is a small pl read more..
Another Monday is done, didn't sleep too well last night because of a dog in the neighborhood spending his night out in 16 degrees. Poor pup! Was read more..
Despite the crazy weather and the amounts of snow that came the last couple days this has been a great Tuesday. I delivered the Turkey carcasses on time in Quakertown at 10:00am. Got a low key stress free load that was dro read more..
I love the humidity we had these last few days, feels like Florida. Actually, Pennsylvania is the second most humid state after Florida so it makes sense and I love it.
Now sitting here at the Blue Mountain travel p read more..
Another wonderful warm day here in northern Pennsylvania. I'm now at the US Cold Storage in Hazleton PA picking up a preloaded trailer going to C&S in Aberdeen MA. Not a long ride at all. Appointment is at 18:00. The re read more..
Looks like we'll be getting a hot week, at least here around the nyc. Had my night at the rest area in Snow Shoe PA at usual and woke up to great weather. Traffic is also increasing here in the city which is not so good.read more..
Today my trip it's going south, but not in a bad way. actually south from Hazleton Pennsylvania to Mechanicsville Virginia with a load for Supervalu.
Just pulled into the welcome Center here in Maryland for a 30 min read more..
I learned that door #4 at Western Beef produce is tight today. Blindside with only an inch on each side when doors are open, but with some patience everything works out.
It's a beautiful day in NYC today, makes the read more..
The curve that's supposed to flatten is just increasing here in New York City and the president wants to open the country very soon. Go figure. The numbers here are doubling every three days now and pretty much everyone I s read more..
Been having some issues with the reefer on this trailer, it randomly shutting off due to an alternator/battery error so I decided it was time to fix it, so here I am at TA in Wheeling WV.
My banana load is scheduled read more..
Nothing new is going on here, still doing these New York City loads on Mondays and Tuesdays. My truck was turned in last week for body work, scheduled to be done when I arrived on Thursday, but it wasn't. Ended up in Indian read more..
Started this morning from Hunts Point produce market in the Bronx, had a load of pineapples going from Del Monte in Gloucester City New Jersey to Columbus Ohio.
Arrived just before noon and it was totally packed the read more..
I got two hours delay today because the trailer was not pre-loaded. I should have called and checked if they had the trailers earlier this morning but hindsight is always 20/20.
I did however meet a friend, who's al read more..
Got a load from Kentucky at the end of the week, with 3 stops. Two in Indiana and one in Michigan. Since I got here late I had to pay $76 late fee and they spent literally all day to load me.
Now it's almost 11 pm a read more..
I was asked to work the weekend this time and I accepted. It was another produce load from Springfield Ohio to Hunts Point Market in the Bronx. I made it to the Delaware Water Gap on Saturday where I shut down. Drove the ne read more..
I woke up at 2 am this morning, feeling super tired. I showed up at Walmart security gate at 2:30 but was told I couldn't check in before 3:00 a.m. So I had no other choice than head back and wait another 30 minutes.< read more..
Started my day 8:30 from TA in Bordentown, filled up the 60 gallons required for free parking and headed down towards Gloucester City to pick up my banana load.
I arrived just in time, a few minutes before 10. Check read more..
Getting back to my regular schedule looks like, got this Siemens load from Newark DE to Plainfield IN today. It's been a few beautiful days out east, but on my way back west I was running into some gross weather around Some read more..
I was up early and didn't get much sleep last night, but i slept well for a few hours. The produce load out from Springfield was supposed to be pre-loaded at 13:00, I showed up on time and they'd just put the trailer in the read more..
Woke up this morning, parked at the shoulder on the on-ramp to I78 just by Loves in Hamburg PA. I was done late at Gregory Packaging and was running low on hours. As we all know; not easy to find parking when it gets late.< read more..
The day went pretty smooth, got started with my first delivery around 9, then headed over to Foodnation where i did my second delivery an hour before appointment time. Was done at 1400, then off to Hunt Point market where I read more..
Another trip to New York again this week. I was actually schedule for my regular route to Spring City. Oh well!
Started late today, was waiting at home for a guy to give me an estimate on insulating the house, but h read more..
First load in 2020 was to deliver the candy from Mars in Joliet to Classic Impressions in Loveland Ohio.
Once I was down there I just had to head back up to the Knight Transportation yard in Columbus. Getting some n read more..
After my New York deliveries I went straight over to Carbondale PA to pickup a load from Millennium Packaging services going to Mars at the DHL plant in Elwood IL.
The trailer was as usual preloaded and I was very s read more..
After delivery on Sunday morning in Bronx I had no other load scheduled so I got stuck there for the rest of the weekend. I was way too optimistic to think that I would have a load on Sunday.
Not very fun to h read more..
After a few hours delay I finally got my PO numbers right and I could continue my day. I'm finally here at Hunts Point market in Bronx. Rolled in the gate at 9 p.m.
Now I just have to stay here and wait until tomorr read more..
First sign of Christmas was early, seems like it's getting earlier for every year, but the first taste of Christmas was today after buying a box of gingerbread cookies at Walmart.
Now I like to bake, but it's been a read more..
It was a very short day yesterday, parked overnight at Walmart. Enjoying the evening with dinner and Netflix.
Today was another day with a pharma load from Siemens Delaware to Indiana. Just pulled into the Hebron re read more..
A good week so far, delivered my Boar's Head load up in Spring City and had an extended rest outside Walmart in King of Prussia.
Now I'm at MTC logistics down in Baltimore waiting for my load. The appointment read more..
After a day in New York I had finished my deliveries and spent the night at Hunts Point market.
The next day I found my way down to TMI trading in Brooklyn, at first a very intimidating place cause of the way you ne read more..
Then we're coming to an end for this trip. Finally here at Hunts Point market with a delivery appointment tonight at 1830.
Missed a turn when going up here from Ridgewood, was supposed to get onto 278, instead read more..
Must be my first load ever with Canada Dry, picked up yesterday from Pittston with an 1130 appointment. Now sitting here waiting to get unloaded at the Canada Dry location in Landover.
I parked about an hour away ye read more..
Not much have changed since my last entry, but it's time with an update anyway. Basically the only changes is that I now got a new truck.
Still doing my Boar's Head loads from New Castle to Spring City as usual and read more..
Karma got me today, I was being cut off by a four-wheeler and it kind of made me a little mad so I honked at him for a while. Try to make him uncomfortable while he was working on destroying his own car.
Nothing hap read more..
Another load from Siemens to Siemens with vials. This is a standard load back to the Midwest or Plainfield Indiana where it's actually going. It's a good load and don't weigh much more than 14,000 lbs. Axles all the way to read more..
Early start today with a 5am appointment at Schnuks Distribution. I wasn't sure whether they had overnight parking or not here so I parked at Loves just 9 miles away last night.
When I got here they have a big read more..
The opening hours had changed here at Anthony's so I came to closed doors. I wasn't the only one. Another Knight truck called me up on the cb and told me they changed their hours so I just parked and went to sleep.
Picked up a banana load from Port Manatee in Palmetto FL Thursday afternoon, then used the remaining hours and drove 75 up north across the Georgia stateline and took my night at the flying J on exit 2.
Started earl read more..
It was good with a few hours at home before heading down here to pickup this load at interstate warehousing in Hamilton oh. Next is delivery at Walmart in Gas City in. Also had the stupid smartdrive camera installed yesterday.
Delivered a load from Tyson in Lexington Nebraska to Tyson in Emporia Kansas Friday morning, went up the to Kansas City yard to sleep cause my next load was picking up from Lineage Edwardsville on Friday afternoon. Switched read more..
My second load for OK foods down in Heavener OK yesterday totaly screwed my whole day. Waiting 8 hours before I was done loaded. Did and 8+2 split and left there around 1700. Drove most of the night, thru Little Rock and Me read more..
On my way down to Russelville yesterday afternoon I ran into problems with my weekly 70 hour limit again, I've been to busy with the previous loads so I made it to a rest-area in Ozark AR. Spent my night there and took of n read more..
Spent the Friday night on a tiny pilot truckstop just outside of Miami. Started early this morning at 5am, now at my second break on a rest area in Georgia.
Three more hours left on my clock, will park early so I ca read more..
Finally, I'm able to make an update to my logbook again after several weeks with nothing. I had a few trips since my last update, then I headed home for one-week hometime. Which was spent building a deck. I didn't quite fin read more..
Started out from Yuma AZ this morning with very little sleep due to Netflix watching and smartphone mania last night. Made my way almost to San Diego then I ran into some really slick roads, lots of melted snow that t read more..
Parked last night at Petro in Wells NV after driving from Hermiston and loaded up in Caldwell. Kinda boring place and no signal on my cellphone didn't make it any better. Watched TV, found four local channels with just crap read more..
Had a terrible night of sleep, truck ran out of battery. I started to idle then went back to bed, but 5 minutes later the idle alarm goes off and I have to get back up from the bed to either disable it or shut off the truck read more..
SHowed up at Americold in Belvidere IL at 17:00 for my appontment, was done loaded and ready roll for Gas City IN aroun 20:00. It was very cold and raining. The combination of subzero degrees and rain was no fun, but didnt read more..
I was a little behind on this load due to the Last shipper in Nogales, but I'm now back on schedule. Less than 600 miles left means I will deliver to Anthony Marano on time somewhere between 1800 and midnight tomorrow in Chicago.
The day ends here at Knight Transportation in Atlanta, GA after my delivery at Walmart In Brundidge AL.
Started this morning a little later than usual from Birmingham AL, drove 3 hours down to Brundidge for my read more..
Been a while since I posted, I've been quite busy with late loads and short trips, and I was hoping to get west this time. I finally got a load to Temple TX which is west, but home time is soon here so I need to get back as read more..
A slow start on my week at work. Spent pretty much the whole first day in the shop for a B service, but also got the front heater and my cracked windshield fixed.
First load was delivered late at Armada in Gre read more..
Finally at my destination and ready for delivery tomorrow morning then I'm heading home once I found a place to drop the trailer. Most likely 90 miles the opposite way to the Indy yard ugh...
Then I'm home for a week, lots of stuff to do unfortunately lol
Made it to Flying J in Mandan ND. Mandan was founded in 1879 and is the eight largest city in North Dakota with a population of 18300.
The city was named after the historic Mandan indians in the area.
By mak read more..
Was a short day today, my 70 hour limit is on my back again. Drove about 5-6 hours from Petro Spokane to Town Pump/Flying J here in Butte.
About halfway, just after Wallace ID it started to snow and cover read more..
Long day today, started early to drive 3,5 hours up to Bluebird in Peshastin WA to load a few pallets of pears, then back down Kershaw Fruit in Yakima WA to load apples.
Now I'm a couple hundred miles east at read more..
On my way back west now to Fontana California with a load I picked up in Amarillo from another driver. We just switched trailers, he didn't wanna go west and I didn't wanna go east just yet.
Now having my break at m read more..
Then I'm here, first pickup of a total of three going to be delivered in Philadelphia on Tuesday, but not my me. It will be relayed so I can go back west for a week more.
Next stop will be back in Nogales, then the last in Maricopa. About 130 miles the opposite way.
I'm back here again to try get this beef unloaded. Showed up at 8 like I was told to and waited for about 4 hours then they were ready. They were actually ready at the same time the other truck pulled in here so I guess tha read more..
I've got to the consigne on time today, but didn't help much cause they couldn't unload before they got approval from the customs in Mexico. They speak pretty much only spanish where I was, but they had one guy there they u read more..
Had one long rest last night. Didn't start driving down here to Las Lunas before 15:30. My appointment was 18:30. Checked in about an hour before and got a door.
Now waiting for the buzzer to beep and get out of her read more..
I got my load to Frito Lay delivered and dropped, then I spent most of the day at the Knight Transportation yard in Salt Lake City.
Headed up to Logan to pick up my next load to Walmart in Las Lunas NM. On my read more..
Started this morning at the Road Ranger in Brazil IN around 0900 and drove down to Troy IL to fuel up then finished my day here at this rest area just an hour east of Oklahoma City.
It was a good Sunday drive with 6 read more..
Home time is getting closer, just a couple more days or two trips more and I'm home. Just delivered the Hershey load tonight and now outside Walmart doing my sleeper birth.
Picking up a preloaded trailer tomorrow fr read more..
Then we are here, but not on time. Appointment was 11:30 and we checked in 12:20. Now it's 15:15 still parked by the curb waiting for a door. The first impression of this place was great, friendly people and ready to check read more..
The pineapple load got me home after delivery at Kroger. They unloaded me pretty fast for a change and I was home around 1400. Had a good hometime as usual. Also got to see the whole third season of Bates Motel and was watc read more..
Woke up at 0500am this morning for my first delivery in Houston, but was told to wait in the truck and they should let me know when they wad ready. At 0900am I was given a door. Couple of hours later I was empty and on my w read more..
Looks like the punishment for changing jobs have started, even before I've told them about my decision. Obviously they been contacted by my new employer. This week I've got lots of unpaid hours and just 5-600 miles. Deliver read more..
Was hoping and planning on getting home on Wednesday which seems like hard right now. After my delivery in Milwaukee on Saturday I got a Walmart load from Milwaukee with two deliveries, one in Pennsylvania and the next read more..
After some time in the south the cold up here feels really bad but I will get used to it. Today unloading at GFS. My next stop on this trip will be Walmart in Bedford PA. Hometime is also getting closers :)
Then I'm on my second and last delivery for this trip. Walmart DC in Clarksville AR.
Was here early today so I spent a few hours in Russellville. Took a shower, had some dinner and played powerball. $800,000,000 in read more..
Showed up at 1400 for my appointment at Walmart in New Albany. Checked in and got a door. This is the view from the truckers lounge they got here. It's actually just a small nasty bathroom. Pretty miserable!
I'm now at the Flying J in Matthews MO. Loaded up on Kraft in Champaign IL yesterday to Walmart in New Albany MS. Appointment time is 15:00 and I'm 4 hours away. No need to rush cause they won't let me in before an hour ahe read more..
Went to a laundry place on mainstreet today to wash some very big items and Pandoras towels and blankets.
Merry Christmas everybody. I was home at 2pm yesterday and its all good. Will have four days home, then a few days local driving before I come home again for new years eve.!
Good morning, this is part of my breakfast, there was a youhurt too. Im not much of a big eater in the morning, so this is it. My load will be delivered tomorrow at Methuen MA, only 320 some miles left. Could have drove long read more..
My new load goes to Florida with a stop in North Carolina. I will be loading at Solutia in Springfield MA. When I got here I had to watch a video and pass a quiz to be able to enter. When I first got in it was pretty much like a new quiz to find my way through it all with no signs anywhere!
Started early this morning to get my 2 stop load to Macys in Cheshire CT, got lucky and was told to drop the trailer on my first stop. No empty reefers there so I went over to my second stop anyway to look and found the one read more..
Went to Walmart in Smyrna DE today, then bobtailed back to the Carlisle yard to pick up an preloaded trailer going to Macys in CE. Runned out of hours to get there in time so I pulled off to a rest area here on I84. Will start at 0500am in the morning. Good night!!
Finally got a load for tomorrow, had to ho to Macys in Secaucus NJ. Now back at the Petro Bordentown NJ for a trailer wash at the Blue Beacon.
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