Skip to comments.We Just Replaced a Unionized Truck Company!
Posted on 01/24/2013 11:56:54 AM PST by Vigilanteman
We had a critical shipment of machinery due out of Michigan yesterday. The truck line which our vendor booked said the roads were bad and they wouldn't be able to pick up for at least an extra day. Normally, our plant is a beehive of activity and I would have shrugged this off and waited the day.
However, since the shipment was critical, I decided to check out the story. Our vendor reported the roads weren't nice, but passable and the truck line was making an excuse due to some arcane union rules.
I asked the vendor to fire them on the spot and call in any of the three non unionized truck lines which we use. Not only was our rate about 2/3rds of what the unionized truck line wanted to charge, but we also got our material a day earlier.
Further, since we are on such a roll, I got with our warehouse manager to go over the truck lines which we use regularly.
(Excerpt) Read more at 1-888-no-union.com ...
All of you Freepers who own businesses or work in business where you have the decision making authority to do so, let's get the unionized trucking companies out of our business mix. Once we get a few additional posts to this tread, I will give the names of some of the great non-union trucking lines who have won more of our business!
Heh heh heh. Way to go!!! Their commie ‘RAT masters may be having a good year but the union Neanderthals are having a real loser.
(Any Teamster drivers out there? Kiss my butt).
Good on ya!!!
Stay alert, there are stories about teamsters....
Be careful, my friend.
Used to live next-door to a Teamster, and he seemed to feel that a bowling ball tossed from an overpass was just compensation for this sort of thing.
Beware of surprise packages............
Saw that exact thing at a plant where I used to work. A bridge went over our parking lot. Amazing what a bowling ball falling fifty feet can do.
I hear ya, Buck. Of course, we aren’t announcing the reason. We’re just telling them that another company offered us a better value. And, unlike the white guy who gets told that the affirmative action hire was better qualified, it is actually true.
But, but, but the union guys are more skilled drivers! /s
LOL! I guess that explains why the union wusses backed out over road conditions which were good enough for the non union company to pick up and safely bring an important load into our plant. < / sarcasm >
Somebody should ban assault bowling balls.
Are “assault” bowling balls the black ones?
Or the ones with thumb-holes?
Guys you see and talk to every day change when they go on strike.
Wouldn’t broadcasting this move open a company up to some kind of union goon retribution? Good move...but perhaps it’s just better to let these thug companies die quietly.
This same guy BTW would do petty vandalism to cars (steal the windshield wiper blades, let all the air out of the tires, etc.) if they happened to park in the space he felt entitled to. He would never have the guts to confront anyone face-to-face, but sneaky little kick-in-the-groin attacks were always part of his repertoire.
But I hope I inspire others to make similar moves.
All of the above, including those with a high weight capacity of seven pounds or more.
Yes, I’ve seen the Jekyll & Hyde thing with leftists in other circumstances. I simply do not trust them and, to the extent possible, I do not associate or do business with them.
If it only saves a single child...
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