Tough Tarping- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Tough Tarping- A Joey Slaughter Blog

You never really know the challenges of each load until you arrive at the shipper.  Brokers are intentionally vague when negotiating rates so they can have the upper hand.  I experienced a good example of this last week as I arrived at the shipper to find a very difficult and dangerous load that had to be tarped.

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Looking Back To A Conversation From 20 Years Ago- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Looking Back To A Conversation From 20 Years Ago- A Joey Slaughter Blog

It was around 20 years ago, but I remember it vividly.  This day would be seared into my memory for some reason.  Not that it was a life-changing event or a near death experience…. No, it was just a conversation with a childhood teacher of mine.

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Does Anyone Know What This Is?- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Does Anyone Know What This Is?- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Do you know what’s on my trailer?  I took this picture and posted it to Twitter and asked the same question.  I had guesses of jumbo sized lincoln logs, firewood, sheds, gazebos, house boats,  mini building, wood for a log cabin, chicken coops and dog houses.

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