We might deadhead 1,000 miles for a 300-mile load. You look at the miles and the total revenue, and you make a business decision on that. Can you make money on that load?
I try to keep in the specialized area. You’re not having to sit in line on both ends.
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Wendy on the time her grandma chased down a log truck who'd clipped her front fender: http://t.co/8MAslFfgvm