First Year Completed, 127,028 Miles

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OldRookie's Comment
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I'm home for a couple of days. When I go back out, Monday, it will be the first day of my second year being solo with Millis.

During my first year, according to my pay stubs, I was paid for 127,028 miles. Because we are paid based on practical miles, I likely actually drove a few more or less than that number.

During the year, I took off two full weeks (paid vacation, I get 3 weeks) and took 3-5 days of home time every 3-5 weeks.

To those of you concerned with how many miles you will get... if I can do it, you can do it. Just work hard/smart for your dispatch, don't whine/complain and keep your left door closed.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Peter M.'s Comment
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Congratulations! May your 2nd year be even more prosperous.

Patrick C.'s Comment
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Congrats, may your 2nd year be even more profitable.

Han Solo Cup's Comment
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Amazing! And reading your posts as well as another blog (on another site), Millis is definitely vying for my #1 spot of where I'd like to go once I make the career change. Please keep posting!

Steve L.'s Comment
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Last Shadow's Comment
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Good job brother, keep it rolling.

I'm home for a couple of days. When I go back out, Monday, it will be the first day of my second year being solo with Millis.

During my first year, according to my pay stubs, I was paid for 127,028 miles. Because we are paid based on practical miles, I likely actually drove a few more or less than that number.

During the year, I took off two full weeks (paid vacation, I get 3 weeks) and took 3-5 days of home time every 3-5 weeks.

To those of you concerned with how many miles you will get... if I can do it, you can do it. Just work hard/smart for your dispatch, don't whine/complain and keep your left door closed.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Pianoman's Comment
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Congrats OldRookie! That's some solid mileage and you're still going strong with the same company.

I'm a little jelly of your 3 weeks of PTO!

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iTruck2007's Comment
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Wonder what millis' cpm is, new rookie.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

Cornelius A.'s Comment
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CONGRATSSSSS ......EXPERIENCED DRIVER

OldRookie's Comment
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Wonder what millis' cpm is, new rookie.

Base pay scale is on the Millis site, https://millistransfer.com/experienced-drivers/pay-scale.

You start at 42 CPM. Plus, the performance bonus is an extra 3, 4 or 5 cents per mile if you drive 2000, 2500 or 3000 miles per week. So, starting out its 45-47 CPM as long as you drive at least 2,000 miles per week.

We also get a 1 CPM safety bonus, paid annually, and a 10 cents per gallon fuel bonus, paid monthly, for each gallon purchased according to the fuel solutions they send with each load.

That is, if you fuel where they suggest you fuel, 80% of the time, they pay you 10 cents per gallon. It's just about always a Loves or a Pilot, on their suggest route. I have found it pretty easy to be 80% compliant. Especially in light of the fact that if their route is not your route, you can simply request a fuel solution that matches your route.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

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