Shippers & Receivers

Shipping and receiving location info; the good, the bad and the ugly. Some places have their act together, and others don't. #Trucking

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...]

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...]