1 Jan 26

Getting detained by a shipper costs owner-operators a lot of money. Even if you can collect a detention fee, it isn't enough to make up for the lost productivity. If you can't pick up your next load because of the hours you lost at a shipper's dock, then a detention fee isn't going to help much.

We want to find out how widespread the problem has gotten. Is it better or worse than it used to be?

How often are you detained more than 2 hours?

 
 
 
 
 
 

When you're detained, how often do you collect a detention fee?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

You can help us learn more about how detention time affects your business by answering the questions above. You can also share your experiences in the comments section.

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right now im fixing to call the broker and tell them i gave them two hrs to load me oodafter two hours its 50 dollars an hour if the refuse to pay i leave what hurts is i deadheaded 300 miles and load donr pay that g

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