Yes, you read it right. In case you have not noticed there is a battle growing between some online truckers and big trucking.
Who will win? I don’t have any determinations at this time but I do feel it is being handled wrongly by many involved.
I have shied away from posting anything about this for a while now but enough is enough.
I keep hearing over and over that we should not fight amongst ourselves and that the public won’t take us seriously if we continue. So the public is going to take us seriously by us calling big trucking out? In my opinion this looks worse than the bickering back and forth that goes on daily amongst ourselves.
Trying to humiliate big organizations, publicly, is not the way to get the problems solved. I keep hearing everyone say “well we need to educate the public on trucking”. Well that’s all good and dandy but the public is smart enough to pick up on the name calling. Trying to call the big organizations out into a public “brawl” is not the way to do it.
What is the difference between drivers arguing among themselves like we commonly do and drivers trying to belittle the big organizations? You don’t think the big organizations are watching this? You are sadly mistaken. They are watching, and listening in and taking notes. In my opinion this is not the way things should be handled.
Starting another organization is not going to help matters either. Working to better organizations that are already established, that already have many voices within and know exactly where to throw their weight around, is the best battle plan I see.
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