Minister of Fire
- Feb 7, 2010
Transportation today is a real PITA. Everyone is having issues finding drivers and independents are almost non-existent. My buddy has 53 trucks and 15 are sitting for lack of drivers presently. His drivers average 80K a year, some are over 100K and he still cannot find qualified drivers. I have my Class A with all endorsements and I could work tomorrow, but after 30 years of trucking, I've had a belly full. It's a high stress job dealing with idiot 4 wheelers (and other idiot truck drivers and the man with his hand out constantly). I have an excellent retirement package plus I farm. Enough for me.Called to check again after a couple of weeks. My pellets are all ready to go... on a mountaintop in West Virginia. No trucks. Latest estimate 7-10 days. Fortunately, it's still nice and warm here. Just last week had a new "combi-boiler" installed to heat the house so, no matter what, we won't freeze.
Got 3 ton of pellets in the barn and 7 ton of no germ corn to roast this winter.