Tag Archives: CDL

I can see Ohio from my deck!

Actually what I can see is the rising Tennessee river but that is another story. Let me share a little insider secret. When the freight markets are depressed, the mostly smart money runs to the big freight markets. Everybody runs … Continue reading

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Turning Of The Page…….

It’s been an awesome run for the last 8 years but it’s time for a change. Anne and I have wanted to be home more often. We have six children most of whom live in Chattanooga and six grandchildren that … Continue reading

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Our New(er) Volvo

OK, so Ed is doing very well.  Now lets talk about replacing our truck.  After all the waiting on the insurance company we finally got the check and I could get serious about buying a damn truck.  I had found a … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye Is Hard

Well, the insurance company totaled our truck.  The damage to the sleeper is really expensive to fix and it pushed the bill over the edge.  So I had to get to Denver to pick up our trailer and empty all … Continue reading

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Ready For a Change….

In the weather but more importantly, in this market.  Making smart decisions has never been more important.  Avoiding the winter weather has been part of the plan but adjusting to current market conditions has been the biggest change.  Rates just … Continue reading

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Still Alive and Kicking

It has been a while. This year has been a very difficult year in trucking.  The economy, to put it bluntly, sucks.  Anne and I are doing fine and have survived this very down market.  As an example, last year … Continue reading

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It Was All My Fault

Just found this in my draft folder as I forgot to post it from a couple of weeks ago. So, we delivered in Mobile Alabama and looking for a load in this challenging environment.  Not a ton to choose from … Continue reading

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Another Rough Weekend

I ran solo down to Tampa on Sunday then back to central Georgia then ran empty home.   We have decided that since rates suck we would rather sit at home waiting for a good load than be idling in the … Continue reading

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Home Time Matters

We have been doing very well.  Two months since my last post.  We have a saying or slogan or motto (you pick) at Farm2Fleet  “SLACKERS UNITE!”  Boy, have we been living up to expectations. Moving to Chattanooga two years ago … Continue reading

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Working Hard at Hardly Working

OK, not really.  We have actually been running as hard as we can but we keep getting unexpected breaks. After we finished the UPS job, we got home on New Years Eve and we took the first three weeks of … Continue reading

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