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Midwest Coast Transport (MCT) Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

Get Your Free CDL Training At Midwest Coast Transport (MCT) CDL School

Midwest Coast Transport Company Overview

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Midwest Coast Transport (MCT) is a dry van and refrigerated carrier operating throughout the United States and is based out of Sioux Falls, SD. The company was formed in 1949 with only four leased trucks but has grown to more than 600 power units. The company is now a part of a half billion-dollar transportation system called Comcar Industries which is based out of Auburndale, FL.

Midwest Coast Transport Company Terminal Locations

  • Sioux Falls, SD (Main terminal and MCT headquarters)
  • Sanford, FL
  • West Chicago, IL
  • Florence, KY.

Midwest Coast Transport Sponsored CDL School Minimum Hiring Requirements

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Proof of U.S. residency or Green Card.
  • A stable work history and good references.
  • Previous employers and references will be checked and must be verifiable.
  • No reckless convictions in the last three years.
  • No more than four moving violations in the last three years.
  • No license suspension for points in the last three years.
  • No more than two moving violations during the last year.
  • No failed or refused drug or alcohol test in the last four years (this includes DWI's, DUI's and BAC's).
  • A valid Drivers License. Your Drivers License must be from the state that you declare to be your point of permanent domicile. To join the student program you must have valid driver's license and meet the Homeland Security / Transportation Administration requirements.

Midwest Coast Transport Company Driver Requirements (For Experienced Drivers)

  • At least 21 years old
  • No Abandoned Trucks at previous employers.
  • Previous employers and references will be checked and must be verifiable.
  • Successfully complete the starting classes for Contractors or Orientation for employees.
  • Must provide no less than 10 years of driving work history, non-driving work history for the past five years (you will need this at orientation to complete paperwork).
  • A stable work history and good references (for experienced drivers no more than 3 employers in last year).

A valid CDL. Your CDL must be from the state that you declare to be your point of permanent domicile. To join the student program must have valid driver's license and meet the Homeland Security / Transportation Administration requirements.

Where does Midwest Coast Transport Hire From?

Midwest Coast Transport Hiring Map
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin

What Advantages Does Working For MCT Have?

  • Personal feel with a mid-size company
  • Incentives, rewards, and bonuses offered
  • Free tuition with a 1yr contract
  • Guaranteed job upon CDL school completion
  • No payroll deduction for CDL school tuition
  • 401-k Success Sharing Plan
  • Passenger and pet policy
  • Major medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
Where Are Your Schools Located?

CDL school is located near the main headquarters in Sioux Falls SD

TruckingTruth's View On Midwest Coast Transport's Program So Far

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The hiring requirements are pretty average as compared to the rest of the industry. What’s important to note here, however, is that MCT is a 100% owner operator and lease operator based company. Once you’ve completed CDL training, you’ll have 3 options. The first option is to purchase your own truck and lease it onto MCT.

The second option is to lease a truck directly from MCT. And the final option is to work with one of the smaller owner operator fleets and drive for them as a company driver. MCT will handle all of the arrangements but you will drive equipment owned by an owner operator or lease operator. We suggest the third option for at least the first year of driving. Do not, under any circumstances, lease or purchase your own truck before you have a full year of experience.

Preparing For Midwest Coast Transport's CDL Training

Do I need to get my CDL permit before attending school?

No, drivers will obtain their CDL permit during the first week of the program, but those who have already passed their CDL written exams at home will have a head start.

Do I need a US Passport?

Yes, drivers will be required to obtain a valid US Passport within 90 days of hire.

Which CDL endorsements are required or encouraged?

A HazMat endorsement is highly encouraged for all drivers.

Items To Bring To Midwest Coast Transport's CDL Training

  • Social Security Card. Must be an original, signed and non-laminated.
  • Canceled or voided check (if interested in direct deposit)
  • Original birth Certificate
  • Valid Drivers License
  • 7 days worth of clothing
  • Bedding
  • Alarm clock and flashlight
  • Any required eye wear
  • Towels / wash clothes
  • Work gloves
  • Closed toe shoes or work boots
  • Personal Hygiene products

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