BRT Trip Blog for Tuesday: June 14, 2021.

Pickup Date: 06/14/2022
Loading Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TYPE: Live Load.
On-Site Time: 90 Minutes.
Delivery Date: 06/14/2022
Unloading Location: Bolingbrook, Illinois
TYPE: Live Unload.
On-Site Time: Two Hours.
Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 34 Degrees F. / 1.1 Degrees C.
Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 42,284 Lbs. / 19,179 Kg.
Cargo Hauled: Philadelphia Cream Cheese.
Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
Empty: 47 / 75
Loaded: 106 / 170
Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 90 Degrees F, 32.2 Degrees C.
Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 96 Degrees F, 35.5 Degrees C.
Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.0 MPG. / 29.4018 L/100 KM.
Additional Notes:  Delivery was completed 1.5hrs before original appointment.
Loading Fees: None.

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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: June 10, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 06/10/2022
    • Loading Location: Groveport, Ohio
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour, fifteen minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 06/11/2022
    • Unloading Location: McDonough, Georgia
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius:  No Refrigeration.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 39,000 Lbs. / 17,690 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Candles and Body Lotions.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 19 / 29
    • Loaded: 610 / 975
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Thunderstorms, Temperature 70 Degrees F, 21 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Broken Clouds, Temperature 83 Degrees F, 28.3 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.8 MPG. / 30.1557 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Tuesday: May 31, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 05/31/2022
    • Loading Location: Champaign, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Load. (24 Hours Late).
    • On-Site Time: Five Hours! Overloaded three times.
  • Delivery Date: 06/02/2022
    • Unloading Location: Disputanta, Virginia
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: Nine Hours!!
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 65 Degrees F. / 18 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 41,943 Lbs. / 19,025 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Kraft Steak Sauce, Mac and Cheese, Salad Dressing.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 109 / 174
    • Loaded: 791 / 1,265
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 83 Degrees F, 28.3 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Moderate Rain, Temperature 73 Degrees F, 23 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 6.8 MPG. / 34.59 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Steve explained the particulars with this load in his previously posted blog.
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog ‘B’ for Wednesday: May 18, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 05/18/2022
    • Loading Location: North Aurora, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: Two Hours.
  • Delivery Date: 05/19/2022
    • Unloading Location: Delaware, Ohio
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: Four Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 65 Degrees F. / 18 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 38,079 Lbs. / 17,272 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Coffee Mate Powdered Creamer.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 25 / 40
    • Loaded: 355 / 567
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Mostly Cloudy, Temperature 60 Degrees F, 15.5 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Clear, Temperature 76 Degrees F, 24 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.7 MPG. / 30.5473 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Monday: June 13, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 06/13/2022
    • Loading Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 45 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 06/14/2022
    • Unloading Location: Elkhorn, Wisconsin
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 55 Degrees F. / 13 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 39,765 Lbs. / 18,037 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Peppermint Candies Bulk.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 128 / 204
    • Loaded: 316 / 505
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Partly Sunny, Temperature 92 Degrees F, 33.3 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 79 Degrees F, 26 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.4 MPG. / 28.0017 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: This is the penultimate trip before Steve’s Vacation.
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Monday: June 06, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 06/06/2022
    • Loading Location: Sikeston, Missouri
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: Trailer was not ready until 12 hours later…
  • Delivery Date: 06/07/2022
    • Unloading Location: Tipp City, Ohio
    • TYPE: Live Unload. (2 AM).
    • On-Site Time: Three Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -15 Degrees F. / -26 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 36,458 Lbs. / 16,537 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Quarts Ice Cream.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 169 / 271
    • Loaded: 450 / 720
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Thunderstorms, Temperature 70 Degrees F, 21 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Light Rain, Fog, Temperature 66 Degrees F, 19 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.7 MPG. / 30.5473 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Onsight parking at customer.
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Monday: May 30, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 05/30/2022
    • Loading Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: 
  • Delivery Date: 05/30/2022
    • Unloading Location: Olney, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: 60 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 22,279 Lbs. / 10,105 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Mozzarella Cheese Sticks, Pork Barbeque, Shrimp.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 205 / 328
    • Loaded: 263 / 420
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 83 Degrees F, 28.3 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 87 Degrees F, 30.5 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.8 MPG. / 26.7289 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: June 11, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 06/11/2022
    • Loading Location: McDonough, Georgia
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 06/12/2022
    • Unloading Location: Olney, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 3,003 Lbs. / 1,362 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Hawaiian King Breads.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 0 / 0
    • Loaded: 513 / 821
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Scattered Clouds, Temperature 83 Degrees F, 28 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Scattered Clouds, Temperature 87 Degrees F, 30.5 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 8.8 MPG. / 26.7289 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Changed from a drop to a live unload at receiver.
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: June 04, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 06/04/2022
    • Loading Location: Stuart’s Draft, Virginia
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: Three Hours.
  • Delivery Date: 06/05/2022
    • Unloading Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 55 Degrees F. / 12.7 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 43,002 Lbs. / 19,505 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Hershey Chocolates.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 147 / 235
    • Loaded: 723 / 1,157
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 76 Degrees F, 24.4 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Scattered Clouds, Temperature 83 Degrees F, 30 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.7 MPG. / 30.5473 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 
  • Loading Fees: None.
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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: May 20, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 05/20/2022
    • Loading Location: Hilliard, Ohio
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On-Site Time: Five Hours!
  • Delivery Date: 05/25/2022
    • Unloading Location: Lancaster, Texas
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: Unknown
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 28,000 Lbs. / 12,700 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Donuts.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 27 / 43
    • Loaded: 1,068 / 1,708
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Mostly Cloudy, Temperature 83 Degrees F, 28.3 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Partly Sunny, Temperature 70 Degrees F, 21 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.5 (estimated) MPG. / 31.3619 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Trailer was detached from the tractor in Jeffersonville, Indiana and re-powered to another driver to haul down to Lancaster for delivery. Steve’s tractor remained in the shop for repairs until May 27th.
  • Loading Fees: None.
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