An Unexpected Travel Opportunity

Welcome to Arizona

Before I moved to Lincolnshire I used to work for a French waste (mis)management company called Onyx UK and I worked at a depot in Maidenhead in Berkshire and managed the Windsor contract.

The company was always losing money and as a result trying to cut costs and one day  the Managing Director telephoned me to tell me that he had heard of a new type of refuse collection vehicle with impressive labour saving innovations that offered potentially huge operational efficiencies and that he was interested in finding out more.

He asked me if I would be prepared to visit the factory where they were manufactured and give him my opinion.

To be honest I had very little interest in bincarts  and tried to drag up a suitable excuse, but fortunately before I could prematurely decline, he happened to mention that the factory was in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States of America.

Did I want to visit Phoenix to see some dustcarts?  You bet I did!

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12 responses to “An Unexpected Travel Opportunity

  1. My univ west campus is just outside Phoenix very hot country not visited nor will…

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  2. WP is intent on not allowing me to read the rest of your tale!

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  3. What a great experience and to get such a good story out of it was a bonus. I’m filled with envy. During my business life I had a couple of opportunities to see how the other half lived and I still want it for myself!

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