BRT Trip Blog for Friday: June 18, 2021

Pickup Date: 06/18/2021
Loading Location: Rockingham, North Carolina
TYPE: Live Load
On Site Time: One Hour
Delivery Date: 06/18/2021
Unloading Location: Decatur, Georgia
TYPE: Live Load
On-Site Time: 45 Minutes
Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: Reefer Off.
Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 43,783 Lbs. / Kg.
Cargo Hauled: Swanson Broths
Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
Empty: 53/85
Loaded: 314/505
Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 84 Degrees F, 29 Degrees C.
Weather at Drop-off Location: Broken Clouds, Temperature 77 Degrees F, 25 Degrees C.
Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 7.7 MPG/ 3.27 KPL.
Additional Notes: Same day pick-up and drop. In yard for another driver.

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BRT Trip Blog ‘A’ for Friday: June 11, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 06/11/2021
    • Loading Location: Gary, Indiana
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 20 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 06/11/2021
    • Unloading Location: Bolingbrook, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: Three Hours
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius 34 Degrees F. / One Degree C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 42,274 Lbs. / 19,175 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Cream Cheese.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 109/175
    • Loaded: 53/85
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Mostly Cloudy, Temperature 87 Degrees F, 30 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Clouds and Humid, Temperature 87 Degrees F, 30 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 9.4 MPG/ 4 KPL.
  • Additional Notes: This will be the first of two trips planned for today.
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BRT Trip Blog for Wednesday: June 02, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 06/02/2021
    • Loading Location: Covington, Tennessee
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: One Hour
  • Delivery Date: 06/05/2021
    • Unloading Location: Gary, Indiana
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: 45 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius -20 Degrees F, -29 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 4,970 Lbs. / 2,254 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Breyer’s Ice Cream.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 141/227
    • Loaded: 561/587
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Mostly Sunny, Temperature 70 Degrees F, 21 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Clear, Temperature 90 Degrees F, 32 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 10.9 MPG/ 4.6 KPL.
  • Additional Notes: Original destination in Bloomington Indiana was closed for the weekend, so Steve dropped the trailer with its cargo in Gary at a drop yard so another driver could deliver the load at a later time.
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BRT Trip Blog for Thursday: May 27, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 05/27/2021
    • Loading Location: Palmyra, Pennsylvania
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time:  One Hour 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 05/29/2021
    • Unloading Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius 55 Degrees F, 13 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 16,737 Lbs. / 7,592 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Hershey’s Chocolates!!
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 127/204
    • Loaded: 789/1270
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Few High Clouds, Temperature 80 Degrees F, 30 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Partly Cloudy, Temperature 60 Degrees F, 15 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 9.2 MPG/ 3.9 KPL.
  • Additional Notes:
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BRT Trip Blog for Tuesday: June 15, 2021

Pickup Date: 06/15/2021
Loading Location: Sikeston, Missouri
TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
On Site Time: 45 Minutes
Delivery Date: 06/17/2021
Unloading Location: Pageland, South Carolina
TYPE: Drop and Hook
On-Site Time: 45 Minutes
Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -15 Degrees F. / -26 Degrees C.
Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 26,042 Lbs. / 11,812 Kg.
Cargo Hauled: Cheesecake
Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
Empty: 196/315
Loaded: 654/1052
Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 86 Degrees F, 30 Degrees C.
Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 84 Degrees F, 29 Degrees C.
Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 8.4 MPG / 3.5 KPL.
Additional Notes:

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BRT Trip Blog for Sunday: June 06, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 06/06/2021
    • Loading Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time:  45 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 06/06/2021
    • Unloading Location: Gary, Indiana
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: One Hour
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius Dry Trailer.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 11,736 Lbs. / 5,323 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Electrical Contractor Supplies.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 44/71
    • Loaded: 154/248
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Overcast, Temperature 80 Degrees F, 26 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Overcast, Temperature 85 Degrees F, 29 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 11 MPG/ 4.7 KPL.
  • Additional Notes: Took to Gary, Indiana for another driver to do final delivery several days later.
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BRT Trip Blog for Tuesday: June 01, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 06/01/2021
    • Loading Location: Lake Mills, Wisconsin
    • TYPE: Live Load
    • On Site Time:  One Hour
  • Delivery Date: 06/02/2021
    • Unloading Location: Dickson, Tennessee
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: One Hour
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius 34 Degrees F, 1 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 20,250 Lbs. / 9,185 Kg. Estimated.
  • Cargo Hauled: 13,600 Dozen Eggs!
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 27/43
    • Loaded: 609/980
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Mostly Sunny, Temperature 54 Degrees F, 12 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Light Rain, Temperature 67 Degrees F, 19 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 9.4 MPG/ 4 KPL.
  • Additional Notes:
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BRT Trip Blog ‘B’ for Friday: June 11, 2021

Pickup Date: 06/11/2021
Loading Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
TYPE: Live Load
On Site Time: Seven Hours!
Delivery Date: 06/15/2021
Unloading Location: Olney, Illinois
TYPE: Live Unload
On-Site Time: One Hour
Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23 Degrees C.
Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 34,053 Lbs. / 15,446 Kg.
Cargo Hauled: DiGiorno Pizzas
Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
Empty: 208/335
Loaded: 446/718
Weather at Pick-up Location: Partly Cloudy, Temperature 84 Degrees F, 29 Degrees C.
Weather at Drop-off Location: Few Puffy Clouds, Temperature 87 Degrees F, 30 Degrees C.
Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 8.5 MPG/ 3.6 KPL.
Additional Notes: Missed appointments caused delivery delays and rescheduled.

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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: June 05, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 06/05/2021
    • Loading Location: Gary, Indiana
    • TYPE: Empty Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 06/05/2021
    • Unloading Location: Anderson, Indiana
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: 45 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius Dry Trailer
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms Empty
  • Cargo Hauled:
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 165/265
    • Loaded: 
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Mostly Cloudy, Temperature 85 Degrees F, 29 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 87 Degrees F, 30 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 10.9 MPG/ 4.6 KPL.
  • Additional Notes: Grabbed empty trailer from Gary, Indiana yard and dropped it at a customer that was short trailers in Anderson. Indiana no temp, no freight, no weight.
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BRT Trip Blog for Sunday: May 30, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 05/30/2021
    • Loading Location: East Saint Louis, Illinois
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time:  30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 05/30/2021
    • Unloading Location: Monona, Wisconsin
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: Three Hour Unload and Steve spent the night on the customer ‘s property.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius -20 Degrees F, -29 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 25,394 Lbs. / 11,518 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Ice Cream.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 21/34
    • Loaded: 357/574
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 68 Degrees F, 20 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Overcast, Temperature 62 Degrees F, 16 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 10 MPG/ 4.25 KPL.
  • Additional Notes: Five more medallions handed out this trip. Happy Memorial Day!
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