A day in the life of a NYC Coca-Cola delivery truck driver, who gets to work at 4 am and spends his morning pushing …

Miguel Santiago (L) and Louis Gonzales (R).Rachel Premack/Business Insider

One of the world’s most ubiquitous beverage companies is powered by people like Miguel Santiago, a 66-year-old from the Bronx. Santiago has worked for Coca-Cola for 20 years. Every weekday, Santiago drives a truck full of Coca-Cola products to New York City’s Penn Station.

Along with his helper Louis Gonzales, who has worked for Coca-Cola for 18 years, he unloads the truck and stocks shelves. As a Liberty Coca-Cola spokesperson told Business Insider, each truck can hold up to 600 cases, and a case contains 24 bottles. That means that on any given day, they could be handling up to as many as 14,400 bottles.

I followed the two around for a day to see what a day in their lives is like.

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  1. ^ Coca-Cola (businessinsider.com)
  2. ^ truck drivers (www.businessinsider.com)
  3. ^ New York City (www.businessinsider.com)
  4. ^ Penn Station (www.businessinsider.com)
  5. ^ One Page (uk.businessinsider.com)
  6. ^ Slides (uk.businessinsider.com)

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