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Anyone starting at prime on 3/6/17?

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Kori M.'s Comment
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Hey everyone!! I just got the call today I will be starting at prime in Springfield on the 6th of march! Alllll the way from California, it's going to be such an awesome bus ride lol. Just wondering if anyone else is going to be starting at the same time.

Diver Driver's Comment
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Congratulations !!! Just look at the bus ride as a right of passage. Lol

Kori M.'s Comment
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Thank you! Yes, 49 hour right of passage hahaha big time rights going on. Sure it will be very entertaining seeing who come and goes through the whole trip.

Diver Driver's Comment
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I've done the grey dog twice in my life. That is by far enough for a life time.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Barry L.'s Comment
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I was hoping to go with Prime, but when I spoke to the recruiter yesterday she said they don't hire company drivers out of Las Vegas, only lease operators. Pretty disappointed, as it sounds like they have a fantastic training program. Good luck to you, and I look forward to reading about your progress!

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Kori M.'s Comment
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Oh that's a bummer Barry L. What other companies are on your list? Have you looked at Jim palmer? They're training is exactly like primes. From what I've researched they use primes trailers. Maybe they hire out of your area.

Barry L.'s Comment
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Oh that's a bummer Barry L. What other companies are on your list? Have you looked at Jim palmer? They're training is exactly like primes. From what I've researched they use primes trailers. Maybe they hire out of your area.

Jim Palmer is currently at the top of my list. According to their website, they hire from all 48 states, and will get you home for hometime, regardless of where you live. So fingers crossed...

Kori M.'s Comment
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Yeah they seem like a great company! I applied to them as well but they ended up going with another CA applicant. I only hear good things about them so my fingers are crossed for you!

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