Phil Madsen

Another load goes away

We found freight to haul today and it disappeared.

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Advice from a rookie expediter

We met today a married couple who attended a workshop we gave last year. Now they are in the business and have advice of their own to share.

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Working to remain positive in negative circumstances

No freight yet again today. It is taking more effort to keep those negative thoughts at bay.

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We’re caught in a freight black hole

Finding no freight to haul yet again, we are deadheading east to improve our prospects.

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On Easter Sunday worshiped at the “Church of the Cold Stare”

I learned today about Casa Grande, Ariz. Learned by driving around in the town and spending the day there. Diane and I woke up this morning at the Petro truck stop in Eloy, Ariz. We are laying over here while waiting for load offers. No offers were received today. As planned, we took morning showers at the truck stop, put on our Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes and drove the truck to a church in nearby ...

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In Arizona and in the state of flow

I spent today in the state of flow. I love it when that happens!

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A good Good Friday, but not for freight

Freight is slow in Arizona on this Good Friday.

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News flash: Hazmat haulers drive safe every day

The public always hears about the catastrophic truck wrecks but what about the millions of miles truckers safely drive every day?

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The benefits of letting go

Everything I have ever let go of has claw marks all over it.

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Desert sightseeing as we drive

A routine day driving was made better by desert sightseeing.

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