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Birch Ries Pettow, Unpaid Settlements

I need to begin by saying, this all started from a friend of mine. We both were working for another company, and have decided to move our trucks over to his company with promises that we were made. After gettin there, promises were not kept, funds never made it to bank accounts and truck paymanets started geting behind,on both of us.finally my Friend (whom i stay in contact with) said he had enough and pulled out, I wanted to give Mr. Pettow the benefit of the doubt and get my settlements caught up and in order. some trips here and there were paid durning the month of august and september of 2010, and now octobers aswell, have not been paid. Now after a weeks worth of being stranded a 1000 miles from home with now settlements, an unpaid 2290 form to the IRS, i cant get home nor place my truck else where for employment. Mr Pettow believse in his own mind that he's gods gift to the world. and just trying to make a fair shake a money making. you can't make money if you treat all your drivers like the dirt you walk on Ries. and aswell picking who can I screw over next. Had been doing my homework and research like i usually do, knowing what i know now , i wouldn't have even concidered nor having the notion of signing on with this man and his so called company( Flyby Night ), past drivers have also complained about his Bussiness practices an other ethics that this man has to ofter, ABSOLUTLELY NOTHING, This man Mr. Pettow, everything he touches goes straight down the toliet. Example #1 Christy's Sprague River, OR. after everything down there he split. left the poor woman holding the bag. #2 Chase heavy haul inc. ( Ries's Div. ) put Ron chase in the poor house and Bankrputed the company. after sitting on some money he had made Mr. Pettow then decided to purchase the Co. and Change the name which is now, Roxie's Transport LLC. Donald, OR. Once he knows he's got you in this mess of his that he created, He uses your money to fund his escapade and doesn't pay anything out over a substantial amout you may see a hunderd or two here and there, but not your whole settlement. Thus being said I have VOWED and DEVOTED my time this week while stranded, I am and will be the last person to be screwed over by this so called man that he so flamboyently calls himself. he's not even MAN enought ot answer his incoming calls nor text messages. his office is located in the town of Donald, OR. Which by now is somewhat closed up. the office phones have been turned off due to lack of payment, He's using other peoples load boards and trys to change their sign on information, aswell as Admin's account info, has been KICKED to the Curb by, not to mention Transcore3sixtey, from his brokage side, By the way Ries hows that working out for you. There are Thousands of dollars this so called man owes out, don't trust him. *** his own brother won't even work for him anymore bcause of getting hosed by by his own brother. and that my friend is the truth, You wouldn't know the truth if it bit you in the *** Thanks to all the Brokers that Mr.Pettow has used in the time, period i have told you what has been happening at this outfit and some of you have done your resaerch, and others need to start. The unpaid settlement amout owed to Myself is in the sum of $ 11,500 + or - area of funds, from Mr.Pettow will any of you see it, probably not in the next 2-3 months but yes, I will be posting different links on Google to help along the way and i can also be found on facebook, with other interesting facts and post, I like I said, I have Vowed and Devoted, my time in this and plan on seeing it thru, Its time, like the rest of you out there in Internet land, To stand up and lets put this OUT OF BUSSINESS. period.
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Kejuan Zgu

I hear he just recently screwed some carrier out of their pilot car money? Not sure if this is exact, but hoping more will come out on this guy. He was trying to run for office in Bertha, MN.


He has moved to Bertha,MN and his new number is 320-874-****.


Still up up to his same old scam. Still a fat p.o.s.


Save yourself the problems of dealing with this company. He is a rip-off artist!


I too have had the same problem with Ries as he now calls himself. And now runs a company called Independent Operators LLC in Donald OR.

And his address is 12164 Ellen Rd N. E. Aurora OR 97002.

There doesn't seem to be a way of getting this man out of business as he will just close one and open another. He told me he had to come off the rode because his wife Rockets has brain cancer.

He isn't even married. What can be done?


worked with ron and brandon or reis and they all screwed us over and allowed reis to run them into the ground and steal everyones money. 503-964-****


I would like to get in touch with all parties that have been affected by Ries, Ron, Roxie, Joni and any other owner/employee . I would like to attempt a class action lawsuit if possible. Kelly Shobe 503-858-****

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Still up to the same ol ***. Me and 3 others just got I have them working for me.........we're also talking about trying to get something done about this


I totally agree with your whole comment. Birch Ries Pettow, aka Pettow Trucking, LLC, aka Roxie's Transport, LLC, aka Hunter Logistics, Inc, aka Pettow Trucking, Inc all needs to be done with.

It is unbelievable what he has done and what he continues to do to this industry. I have been in business for two years on my own and have achieved a place with the BBB.

I still everyday am haunted by what he left me with as I continue to struggle through it. Christine Friend/Friend's Express, LLC

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