BRT Trip Blog for Tuesday: September 21, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/21/2021
    • Loading Location: Rancho Cucamonga, California
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 45 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 09/23/2021
    • Unloading Location: Boise, Idaho
    • TYPE: Live Un-load
    • On-Site Time: 1.5 Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: No Refrigeration.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 35,287 Lbs. / 16,006 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Campbell Soups; variety.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 44 / 71
    • Loaded: 830 / 1,336
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 100 Degrees F, 38 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 75 Degrees F, 24 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.2 MPG. / 28.6847 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 

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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: September 17, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/17/2021
    • Loading Location: Jurupa Valley, California
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 09/17/2021
    • Unloading Location: City of Industry, California
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: One Hour and Fifteen Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 41,360 Lbs. / 18,760 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: McDonald’s Sausage.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 3 / 4.8
    • Loaded: 31 / 50
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 75 Degrees F, 24 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 72 Degrees F, 22 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters Per 100 Kilometers: MPG not logged because of short distance.
  • Additional Notes: This trip was also a local pick-up and delivery.

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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: September 10, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 09/10/2021
    • Loading Location: Belvidere, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Load
    • On Site Time: Six Hours
  • Delivery Date: 09/13/2021
    • Unloading Location: Corinne, Utah
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer at yard.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius -10 Degrees F. / -23 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 21,467 Lbs. / 9,737 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Frozen Deli Items.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 102 / 164
    • Loaded: 1,384 / 2,227
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 77 Degrees F, 25 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 82 Degrees F, 27 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 9.5 MPG / 24.7594 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Preloaded trailer was actually loaded on the another company’s trailer, so Steve had to wait for them to transload. Six hours.
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BRT Trip Blog for Monday: August 30, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 08/30/2021
    • Loading Location: Fort Worth, Texas
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 09/01/2021
    • Unloading Location: Loveland, Colorado
    • TYPE: Live Un-load
    • On-Site Time: 45 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius No refrigeration required.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 15,172 Lbs. / 6,882 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Pace Picante Sauce
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 34/54
    • Loaded: 806/1,297
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 76 Degrees F, 24 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Partly Sunny, Temperature 58 Degrees F, 14 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 9.3 MPG / 25.2919 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 
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BRT Trip Blog for Sunday: September 19, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/19/2021
    • Loading Location: Modesto, California
    • TYPE: Live Load
    • On Site Time: Five Hours.
  • Delivery Date: 09/20/2021
    • Unloading Location: Irvine, California
    • TYPE: Live Un-load
    • On-Site Time: Five Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 0 Degrees F. / -17 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 37,071 Lbs. / 16,815 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Red Velvet Cakes, Bakery Items, Danishes.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 24 / 38
    • Loaded: 354 / 569
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 73 Degrees F, 23 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 78 Degrees F, 25 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.4 MPG. / 28 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 

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BRT Trip Blog for Thursday: September 16, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/16/2021
    • Loading Location: Jurupa Valley, California
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 09/16/2021
    • Unloading Location: Jurupa Valley, California
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: Six Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 24,337 Lbs. / 11,039 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Smucker’s Jellies
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 3 / 4.8
    • Loaded: 2 / 3.2
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 77 Degrees F, 25 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 80 Degrees F, 27 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: MPG not logged because of the short distance.
  • Additional Notes: This trip was a local pick-up and delivery.

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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: September 4th, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/04/2021
    • Loading Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 09/05/2021
    • Unloading Location: Gary, Indiana
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer at yard.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius 55 Degrees F. / 13 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 39,191 Lbs. / 17,777 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Wintergreen Gum.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 160/258
    • Loaded: 277/445
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Light Rain, Temperature 76 Degrees F, 24 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 82 Degrees F, 27 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 9.2 MPG / 25.5668 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Steve bobtailed home for a few days off.
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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: September 18, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/18/2021
    • Loading Location: Perris, California
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer (delay)*
    • On Site Time: Four hours.
  • Delivery Date: 09/19/2021
    • Unloading Location: Lathrop, California
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 60 Degrees F. / 15 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 19,879 Lbs. / 9,017 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Dry Restaurant Condiments.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 55 / 88
    • Loaded: 400 / 643
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 79 Degrees F, 26 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 76 Degrees F, 24 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 9.5 MPG. / 24.76 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: *Shipper was late loading the trailer. As such, the load had to be dropped in a yard for another carrier to finish.

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BRT Trip Blog for Tuesday: September 14, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/14/2021
    • Loading Location: Ogden, Utah
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 09/15/2021
    • Unloading Location: Riverside, California*
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 21,467 Lbs. / 9,737 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Halloween Frosted Sugar Cookies!
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 29 / 46
    • Loaded: 690 / 1,110
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 79 Degrees F, 26 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 75 Degrees F, 24 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon / Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.6 MPG / 27.35 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: *Dropped in yard in Jurupa Valley, Ca because delivery refused saying delivery appointment was another 48 hours later…

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BRT Trip Blog for Thursday: September 02, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 09/02/2021
    • Loading Location: Fort Morgan, Colorado
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time 60 Minutes*
  • Delivery Date: 09/03/2021
    • Unloading Location: Marshall, Missouri
    • TYPE: Live Un-load.
    • On-Site Time: Eight Hours!
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius 28 Degrees F. / -2 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 41,325 Lbs. / 18,745 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Fresh Beef.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 103/165
    • Loaded: 702/1,130
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Partly Sunny, Temperature 79 Degrees F, 26 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Partly Cloudy, Temperature 83 Degrees F, 28 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kilometers Per Liter on this trip: 8.0 MPG / 29.4018 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: *Pick-up was delayed for 18 Hours in Fort Morgan.
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