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Due to the high cost of fuel....

Apr 01, 2021 at 04:57 PM CST
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Good Afternoon Everybody,

Due to the upswing in fuel prices I've decided to start a go-fund-me account to offset my fuel cost (and pay my monthly chrome shop bill). If I can count on my Bulkloads brothers and sisters to support my efforts, I may even stay home next week.

Thank you in advance for your support🤠


JUST KIDDING....😂

Replied on Fri, Apr 02, 2021 at 10:10 AM CST
You would think that with the commodity prices at a level that is higher than what the farmer has seen for several years and with the cost of fuel at least a $1 to $1.50 higher this year that the rates would start edging upward.....wishful thinking. I talked with a grain company yesterday about some loads and he shot me a rate and I told him no way...it had to be this number. It took some convincing but he gave me a nickel more than his first quote. These brokers and grain companies need to wake up......but will they?
Replied on Sat, Apr 03, 2021 at 10:23 PM CST

Ryan, You should be hauling Cobalt Boats out of your back yard. I hauled for them years ago, great poeple and good rates back then.

Replied on Sat, Apr 03, 2021 at 10:25 PM CST
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Quote: "You would think that with the commodity prices at a level that is higher than what the farmer has seen for several years and with the cost of fuel at least a $1 to $1.50 higher this year that the rates would start edging upward.....wishful thinking. I talked with a grain company yesterday about some loads and he shot me a rate and I told him no way...it had to be this number. It took some convincing but he gave me a nickel more than his first quote. These brokers and grain companies need to wake up......but will they?"

When will the trucker "wake up" and charge for his services?

Fuel is up sixty some cents over last year.

Replied on Mon, Apr 05, 2021 at 07:01 AM CST
Why are you kidding? I wanted to see if and how good it works out. Maybe we would all be collecting the big coin at home