Millis Transfer Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

Get Your CDL Training Through Millis Transfer

Last Updated: May 13, 2016

Millis Transfer Company Overview

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Millis Transfer, Inc began hauling freight in 1944 and has since grown to more than 800 tractors, 3,500 trailers, and an additional 100 owner operators. They are a dry-van carrier with most of their freight originating and terminating in the Eastern half of the United States, although nationwide service is available.

The majority of their freight hauling is based on regional or dedicated customer contracts. They have multiple terminals and drop yard locations throughout the eastern half of the country.

In order to keep up with company growth, they opened the Millis Training Institute in 1989 in Kennesaw, GA to more easily recruit and train drivers. In 1994, they opened another training facility in Trenton, OH. Ten years later they opened another Richfield, WI in 2004.

Millis Transfer Minimum Hiring Requirements

CDL School Requirements
  • All applicant must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
  • All applicants must have a DOT Physical (within 2 years).
  • All applicants must be able to read, write, and speak the English Language sufficiently to communicate with the public.
  • All applicants must not have a major accident or major moving violation on their license with-in the past five (5) years.
  • No major, preventable accidents in the past year
  • All applicants must have a minimum of a High School education.
  • No DUI/DWI convictions in the last 5 years

Millis Transfer Hiring Areas

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Millis Currently Hires From:
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Millis generally hires out of the Eastern half of the United States, with the exception of the far Northeast

Millis Transfer CDL Training Facilities

Millis Transfer terminal locations
Millis Transfer Headquarters:

Black River Falls, WI

Millis Transfer CDL Training Locations:
  • Trenton, OH
  • Cartersville, GA
  • Richfield, WI
  • Burleson, TX
  • Eden, NC

Millis Transfer Drop Lots And Terminals

Millis Transfer terminal and drop lot locations
  • Streator,IL
  • Burleson,TX
  • Trenton,OH
  • Eden,NC
  • Cartersville,GA
  • Richfield,WI
  • Weedsport,NY
  • Black River Falls,WI

Advantages Of Working For Millis Transfer

  • Family-owned
  • Top rated schooling & training
  • Certified top pay carrier
  • Low cost tuition financing is available
  • New classes start every Monday
  • Six schooling locations throughout the United States
  • Clean, late model equipment not more than 3 years old
  • Competitive pay
  • Great benefits package
  • Family atmosphere
  • No HazMat required.
  • Most classes consist of 6 students per class allowing for more personalized instruction.
  • Instructors are experienced as both professional drivers and trainers

TruckingTruth's View On Millis Transfer So Far

The hiring requirements at Millis Transfer are on par with the industry standard, with a higher than average number of terminals and trailer drop yard facilities given their size and area of operation. Students are able to choose which schooling location they wish to attend.

Items To Bring To Millis CDL Training

What items should I bring with me?
  • Valid Drivers License
  • CDL Permit from your home state
  • Social Security Card (original and not laminated)
  • Original Birth Certificate (original and not laminated)
  • One weeks worth of clothing
  • Alarm clock
  • Money for living expenses while in CDL school
  • Voided check (if interested in direct deposit)
  • Names, addresses, and Social Security number for dependents (for health insurance)

Preparation For Millis Transfer CDL Training

Millis Transfer driving at company-sponsored training
Do I need to get my CDL permit before attending school?

Yes, students will study for and pass the permit CDL written exams in their home state before attending the Millis CDL program.

Do I need a US Passport?


Which CDL endorsements are required or encouraged?

No endorsements are required and Millis Transfer does not transport hazardous cargo.

TruckingTruth's View On Preparing For Company-Sponsored Training

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You can never bring too much paperwork with you. Anything that could prove employment history, relevant medical records, and anything else that is specific to your life should be taken with you. It's better to have it and not need it, than need it and not have it! The necessities include a valid Drivers License, original and non-laminated Social Security Card, and a Birth Certificate. Make a special note that you must study for and pass the CDL written exams in your home state to obtain your CDL driving permit before attending the Millis Transfer CDL school. Make sure you bring your permit with you.

Even though Millis Transfer does not require any endorsements such as HazMat, we still recommend you study for and pass the HazMat, tanker, and double/triple endorsements as future opportunities may require these endorsements.

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