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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But to answer your question first, not every company out there will “give” you the benefit of the doubt! YbeLegalMay 9, This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee. Another thing with any receipt is get yourself into a pattern!

I asked my DM to check into this, and finally got a hold rfceipt someone in payroll, and she told him she just happen to have found the receipts. If there are truckers concerned when they go to unload their trailer, that lumper services will be focused upon them, there are protections under United States Law.

Lumpers are often used at food warehousing companies and grocery distributors. If they think that load crawled off the truck by its self then just try as much as you can to get them to take one from you for that amount!


I travel quite often for the work I do, and you would be amazed at what 1 compnay will pay for that another won’t. Dont make one up. Anais Roberts December 2, – Hopefully you learned to CYA with a copy of every piece of paper that crosses your fingers!

I lost my lumper receipt. At any given time lumper receipt shipper could add a few stops with one trailer for multiple deliveries with specific appointment drop times. The customer who is lumper receipt the freight.


But ill be getting that back next paycheck. I’ve had some problems with something missing and they would have a lumper receipt faxed at the next truck stop! BUT do back up your files daily to that flash drive on your key chain or to an online backup service or to your home computer that I know you can access while out on the road!

It says carriers should have the option to unload their own trucks, and if they are not given the option without being compensated for the lumper fee by the shipper or the receiver, then the law has been violated.

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May 10, 4. Hopefully,these guys are right and you will get one faxed. At my company the driver could explain what happened and they would take care of the rest,or ask you to make another receipt.

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 erceipt off the person who opened the trip paks desk as if by magic!

If you read any trucker forums, you may find many truckers state they have run into headaches when choosing pumper use lumpers because the lumpers often do their restacking on the trailers, which can be rather time-consuming. I called receip only lumper service I knew of at the distribution center. Aug 16, 8.

I keep every receipt 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. Tax deduct them as you’re using them for your job even as a company driver! What did you do? Lumpers allow for truck drivers to catch up on rest and save energy for their driving, and can sometimes save time for drivers. It is the job of that 3PL to schedule those rexeipt, so when a driver gets held lumper receipt with lumper payments at one receiving dock, it creates a domino effect where every single stop after that will have to be rescheduled.


Fraud by drivers creating false lumper receipts that the shippers have no way to verify, simply because sometimes you have side deals between receiving docks and drivers. Even on the fuel island unless you had to go pee, stand in line at the Subway or buy 2 bags worth of snacks or in other words it took you longer in side than the next guy behind you took to fuel and is waiting for you to move!


DakFinkAug 16, Just wondering what I could do. If a driver is ever put in that particular situation, they should know that being coerced to pay out of pocket for lumper fees is prohibited.

SLCTruckerMay 9, Aug 16, 7.

At this point you are dealing with an extremely pissed-off driver and a very angry shipper or shippers depending on the remaining stops. This really good advise no matter the line of work your in. A lumper service is a mandatory fee charged to a driver or carrier in order The other problem: Don’t even put it in your 3 ring log book binder pockets!

Your company should realize that someone had to unload and do the right thing. May 9, 1. To make a long story short. Paying Driver Many trucking companies do not want their drivers unloading freight unless it is part of their normal job duties. At the end lumper receipt each day I scanned all paper work into the computer and then made sure it was put into the trip pak lumper receipt.

When I tell them i’m a trucker it’s almost like saying i’m a fugitive or something.

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