Neelys Landing, MO to Houston, TX Day 1 – Hooking the Loaded Trailer [Video]

In the last video, we spent a good chunk of the day running around looking for an empty trailer. If you missed that video, I recommend you watch it first: Neelys Landing, MO to Houston, TX Day 1 – The Trailer Chase Game [Video] Now that we've got an empty trailer, it's time to drive the 128 miles to Neelys Landing in southeast Missouri to pick up our loaded trailer. Ride along in the driver's seat as we make the trip and pick up … [Read more...]

Neelys Landing, MO to Houston, TX Day 1 – The Trailer Chase Game [Video]

Ride along with me as I spend a good chunk of my morning in search of an empty trailer in Edwardsville, Illinois, across the river from Saint Louis, Missouri. After delivering nearby the night before, I spent the night at our terminal in Edwardsville. The place I delivered to didn't have any empty trailers last night, so I called it a day expecting there to be an empty trailer available in the morning. Our next stop is in … [Read more...]

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...]