I need a web scraper written for the following url:
[login to view URL]
All information needed is available on the main page. The number of rows will vary.
The output should be a pipe (|) delimited file with the following column mappings:
origin_city --> data located in the "Origin" column before the ,
origin_state --> data is the 2 letter abbreviation located in the "Origin" column after the ,
ship_date --> data located in the "PU" column, changed to the YYYY-MM-DD format
destination_city --> data located in the "Destination" column before the ,
destination_state --> data is the 2 letter abbreviation located in the "Destination" column after the ,
receive_date --> leave blank
trailer_type --> data located in the "Eq" column
load_size --> put the text "Full"
weight --> leave blank
length --> Leave blank
width --> leave blank
height --> leave blank
trip_miles --> data located in the "Miles" column
pay_rate --> leave blank
contact_phone --> leave blank
contact_name --> leave blank
tarp_required --> leave blank
comment --> if there is data in the "xtra Stop" column add the text "xtra stop" followed by data in the column; if there is no data located in that column, leave blank
load_number --> leave blank
commodity --> leave blank
The first line of the output should contain all of the column headers.
Any field that contain no data should be left blank.
Please do not use words like "null" or "blank" in blank columns.
Below is a sample output of the first 5 columns using sample data:
The deliverable will be a Perl .pl file that must run on
Ubuntu Linux and must use Modern::Perl. The Perl .pl file
should be called '[login to view URL]' and the output file should be
called '[login to view URL]'
It will be scheduled in cron to run unattended every 15 minutes.
Please specific what language/OS/modules you plan to use.
Also, please include the word "raccoon" in your bid so I know that
you read this description.