BRT Trip Blog for Monday: November 28, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/28/2022
    • Loading Location: Greeley, Colorado
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 12/01/2022
    • Unloading Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: 8.5 Hours!
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 28 Degrees F. / -2.2 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 39,970 Lbs. / 18,130 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Fresh Beef.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 65 / 103
    • Loaded: 983 / 1,573
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Passing Clouds, Temperature 28 Degrees F, -2.2 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Passing Clouds, Temperature 33 Degrees F, .5 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.9 MPG. / 29.774 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Load was ready 14 hours early. This gave Steve a chance to retreat from an oncoming Snow Storm, only to get delayed for the offload for nearly nine hours.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Wednesday: November 22, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/22/2022
    • Loading Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: 
  • Delivery Date: 11/25/2022
    • Unloading Location: North Aurora, Illinois
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 65 Degrees F. / 18.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 39,961 Lbs. / 18,126 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: French Vanilla Creamer Powder.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 32 / 51
    • Loaded: 383 / 613
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Clear, Temperature 45 Degrees F, 7.2 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 46 Degrees F, 7.8 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.8 MPG. / 26.7289 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Trip brought Steve home for Thanksgiving, before resuming his next load.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Wednesday: November 16, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/16/2022
    • Loading Location: Henderson, Nevada
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: Two Hours.
  • Delivery Date: 11/17/2022
    • Unloading Location: Denver, Colorado
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: Three Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -20 Degrees F. / -28.8 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 33,677 Lbs. / 15,275 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Ice Cream.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 137 / 219
    • Loaded: 769 / 1,230
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 48 Degrees F, 8.9 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Snow, Temperature 12 Degrees F, -11.1 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.4 MPG. / 31.7858 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: The trip over the two passes (Vail and Loveland) offered up some light snow and the snow storm chased Steve down the mountain into Denver! He had hoped to camp out on the customer property but ended up settling in on a secret location to spend the night.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: November 11, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/11/2022
    • Loading Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
    • TYPE: Preloaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 11/12/2022
    • Unloading Location: Aurora, Colorado
    • TYPE: Drop trailer in Denver yard 65 hours early!
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 26,474 Lbs. / 12,008 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Flat bread and other specialty breads.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 26 / 42
    • Loaded: 1,180 / 1,899
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Rain, Temperature 52 Degrees F, 11.1 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Clear, Temperature 35 Degrees F, 1.6 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.7 MPG. / 30.5473 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Mpg poorer than expected because we climbed as we headed west, and windy.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: November 26, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/26/2022
    • Loading Location: North Aurora, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: 90 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 11/28/2022
    • Unloading Location: Loveland, Colorado
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 55 Degrees F. / 12.7 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 41,000 Lbs. / 18,597 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Cleaning Supplies and Laundry Soaps.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 282 / 450
    • Loaded: 915 / 1,464
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Overcast, Temperature 50 Degrees F, 10 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Partly Sunny, Temperature 40 Degrees F, 4.4 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.9 MPG. / 29.774 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Steve was going to do another local load in Colorado after this trip but it did not happen.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Monday: November 21, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/21/2022
    • Loading Location: Schaumburg, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: 60 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 11/22/2022
    • Unloading Location: Streetsboro, Ohio
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 34,422 Lbs. / 15,613 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Frozen Pizzas.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 66 / 104
    • Loaded: 361 / 578
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 43 Degrees F, 6.1 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 53 Degrees F, 11.6 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.6 MPG. / 27.3505 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes:
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Sunday: November 13, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/13/2022
    • Loading Location: Greeley, Colorado
    • TYPE: Preloaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 11/14/2022
    • Unloading Location: St. George, Utah
    • TYPE: Repower.
    • On-Site Time: N/A
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 28 Degrees F. / -2.2 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 39,700 Lbs. / 18,007 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Fresh Beef.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 155 / 248
    • Loaded: 685 / 1,096
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Variable Clouds, Temperature 48 Degrees F, 8.9 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 50 Degrees F, 10 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.7 MPG. / 30.5473 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Preloaded trailer was nine hours late being ready. Steve made good time over the mountains but ran up against the clocks again. Thus, the load destined for Las Vegas ASAP was repowered to another driver in St. George Utah.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: November 25, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/25/2022
    • Loading Location: North Aurora, Illinois
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 11/25/2022
    • Unloading Location: Gary, Indiana
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 65 Degrees F. / 18.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 28,350 Lbs. / 12,859 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Gravy Mixes.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 0 / 0
    • Loaded: 68 / 109
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 46 Degrees F, 7.8 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 49 Degrees F, 9.4 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.1 MPG. / 29.0388 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Local drop and hook.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: November 19, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/19/2022
    • Loading Location: Denver, Colorado
    • TYPE: Preloaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 11/20/2022
    • Unloading Location: Gary, Indiana
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 26 Degrees F. / -3.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 40,960 Lbs. / 18,579 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Cured Ham.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 16 / 25
    • Loaded: 1,029 / 1,646
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 24 Degrees F, -4.4 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 42 Degrees F, 5.5 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.6 MPG. / 27.3505 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Delivery appointment is November 25 but we dropped so we could do other trips.
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Thursday: November 10, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 11/10/2022
    • Loading Location: Anderson, Indiana
    • TYPE: Preloaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 11/10/2022
    • Unloading Location: Shelbyville, Tennessee
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: Two Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 33 Degrees F. / 0.5 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 41,994 Lbs. / 19,048 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Powdered Coffee mate® Creamers.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 24 / 38
    • Loaded: 384 / 615
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 52 Degrees F, 11.1 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Broken Clouds, Temperature 73 Degrees F, 22.7 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.5 MPG. / 27.6723 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 
  • Lumper/Loading Fees: None.
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