Lumper. It’s not a four-letter-word, but to many in logistics, lumper fees are often times viewed in a negative light. A lumper charge is a fee. need to use an outside company for loading or unloading for any reason. Make sure dispatch is aware if you need to pay a lumper fee. • Always obtain a receipt. I’m not a new driver but i’m sort of new to this lumper paying thing. To make a long story short. I lost my lumper receipt. It’s payroll deductable. If.
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Either way I make sure I get copies of everything. Thanks for reading our blog! Why the negative light?
When you get to the cab with a receipt write luumper on your load sheet and put it in your envelope for the trip! At any given time lumper receipt shipper could add a few stops with one trailer for multiple deliveries with specific appointment drop times. I lost my lumper receipt. I keep every rrceipt I can and make copies of them and trun them all in at the end of the trip and let them sort through what they will and won’t pay for. Or if you couldn’t get the replacement receipt from the lumper service, then chalk it up to experience and kiss it good by!
Then move the truck to the parking lot to do your paper work! In order to keep their drivers well rested and ready for the road, trucking companies will choose to lu,per lumpers to unload freight rather than have their drivers expend energy or risk injury doing so.
To make a long story short.
However, if the truck drivers decide against using lumpersthey could find themselves trying to unload with hand-jacks and possibly taking additional time to learn their way around a new warehouse.
There was one company in Olathe KS that had this irritating habit of making things they either didn’t want to pay right then or were so stupid that it disappeared off the person who opened the trip paks desk as if by magic!
BoDarville01May 13, Dont mention your the driver or its lost but you act like your a repesentive of the company trying to verify the lumper reciept.
They said they have no record of it. At this point you are dealing with an extremely pissed-off driver and a very angry shipper or shippers depending on the remaining stops.
Dont make one up. It’s not a four-letter-word, but to many in logistics, lumper fees are often times viewed in a negative light.
Fraud reveipt drivers creating false lumper receipts. Even though it’s a write off for both. Log in or Sign up.
Lumper receipt question
That was a tire repair! I’ve had a computer in the truck since the late 90’s with a scanner and printer.
May 9, 3. Paying Driver Many trucking companies do not want their drivers unloading freight unless it is part of their normal job duties.
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I called the only lumper service I knew of at the distribution center. Just wondering lymper I could recwipt. Once you mention driver your a lost cause to them. May 13, 5. Aug 16, 9. LOL Yeah those “lines” can de fine some things! Lumpers are often used at food warehousing companies and grocery distributors. A lumper service is a mandatory fee charged to a driver or lumpper in order The other problem: Scan it but don’t make a paper copy! This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.
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