Forklift Operator Swapping out Pallets Before Loading my Truck [Video]

This is a procedure I've never seen before; swapping pallets that already have product stacked on them. I didn't even know this was a thing. The blue pallets are owned by CHEP (Commonwealth Handling Equipment Pool) an international company dealing in pallet and container pooling services. Shippers and receivers all over country are clients of CHEP, however, the place I was delivering this load was not a CHEP client, so the … [Read more...]

Driving from Dallas, TX to Camas, WA – Day 5: Making Delivery in Camas [Video]

This is the sixth and final video in a six-part series that show my journey as I transport a load of copy paper from Dallas, Texas to Camas, Washington. If you haven’t watched the first four videos, I highly recommend you watch them first: Dallas, TX to Camas, WA – Day 1 Hooking the Load [Video] Dallas, TX to Camas, WA – Day 1: On to Amarillo [Video] Dallas, TX to Camas, WA Day 2: Amarillo to Laramie [Video] Dallas, TX to … [Read more...]

Getting the Truck Washed at Blue Beacon in Jerome, Idaho [Video]

The truck was long overdue for a bath. If you watched the Pre-Trip Inspection or Fueling at the Petro videos, you probably noticed that the truck was filthy in those videos. During the long haul drive from Dallas, Texas to Camas, Washington, I stopped at the Blue Beacon Truck Wash in Jerome, Idaho to get this much needed wash. I got the whole treatment; exterior wash, engine degrease, under-carriage rinse and RainX treatment. I … [Read more...]