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‘Fury by association’ therapy

"We met a broker this past week at MATS, and he absolutely confirmed that all brokers aren't bad" -- Wendy hangs on to some of her sparkle.

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‘Cheap diesel’ makes my eye twitch

"I think the FMCSA should implement a rule that says if anyone uses the argument that 'diesel is cheap'" to justify low rates "they are rendered a swift and brutal throat punch."

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How much is your time worth?

"I can't rightfully condone Burger King bag enemas, but I can tell you to ask for detention pay.... Your time is valuable, too."

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The ups and downs (mostly the former) of self-dispatch

"So tomorrow we set out, for parts unknown, on a self-dispatch journey that doesn't include a regular run...."

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Drivers’ Night Before Christmas — a tribute from a dispatcher

Chipman Relocations' Tina Pastore sends this poem out to all company employees and contracting owner-operators in advance of the Christmas holiday, a fitting driver tribute this time of year.

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Working the system to get out of Tulsa

Not wanting to linger in Tulsa, we worked the system hard to get out.

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A pleasant difference between our former and present carriers

Our former carrier told us where to go and when. Our present carrier allows us to call ahead to confirm pick up and delivery details. It's better this way.

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