longhaul truckers

PIB TIP: FRIDAY BEST DAY FOR FREIGHT. A Friday is usually the best day of the week for freight. Being under a load with the most possible miles over the weekend will make the best use of your time. The Partners in Business program is produced by Overdrive and the consultants at ATBS, the nation’s largest owner-operator business services firm, and is sponsored by Schneider National Inc. and Freightliner Trucks.

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PIB TIP: THURSDAYS ARE MAKE OR BREAK. A load picked up Thursday should be short enough, less than 600 miles, to deliver Friday, or should be at least 1,600 miles to go through the weekend. On Thursdays, however, it's almost always better to take a 350-mile trip and deliver it Friday. The Partners in Business program is produced by Overdrive and the consultants at ATBS, the nation’s largest owner-operator business services firm, and is sponsored ...

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Central Freight Lines driver logs 5 million safe miles

Central Freight Lines company driver Sandy Menzdorf earned the fleet’s 5 Million Miler Award, having logged 5,375,000 miles safely in 43 years of driving long-haul, the Waco, Texas-based carrier announced. Menzdorf began working at age 16 as a dock worker for Central Freight. He drove supply trucks in Vietnam for U.S. Army service from August 1968 to September 1969. He and his wife, Dorothy Menzdorf, have been married nearly 40 years and have three grown children.

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