Profile For Joel T

Joel T's Info

  • Location:
    Wyoming, MI

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    7 years, 7 months ago

Joel T's Bio

Hello, I am 29, have a beautiful wife and an awesome son( toddler). I went to school for oil painting and continue to paint. Had a few driving/ delivery (bus/ large delivery truck) jobs, got about 50k miles with that. After years of it on my mind I've decided to finally enter the trucking industry. I will be attending a West Michigan CDL here in Grand Rapids Mi!

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Posted:  7 years, 7 months ago

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Local/LTL companies west Michigan?

I made a thread documenting my LTL job: LTL Trucking: My Linehaul Job

Somewhere in there I give a decent list of LTL companies. Jot down some companies, go to their respective websites, and see if they have terminals near you.

Best wishes.

Thanks for the info, I'll check them out! There's probably a good one out there somewhere 😀

Posted:  7 years, 7 months ago

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Local/LTL companies west Michigan?

Take a look at NTB I think they are based out of Grand Rapids. I looked at them and almost went there. They do regional and have you home a lot.

Good luck

That's good, I'll check them out. Thanks!😀

Posted:  7 years, 7 months ago

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Local/LTL companies west Michigan?

Hello! I will be starting at west Michigan CDL here on the 20th this month. I am beyond excited! My question is that with hometime LTL and local is best way to go but being in (going to be) a new driver , any recommendations on some great companies to check out here locally? (Grand Rapids, Wyoming, Grandville, hudsonville, jenison areas)

Posted:  7 years, 7 months ago

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High road question

Hi Joel! I've heard West Michigan CDL is one of the better private schools out there. I may be moving back to MI soon and that's one of the schools I've been considering along with a few company sponsored options. Let us know how it is!

Also, I've been looking into both Roehl and Super Service and they both seem like great companies. It helps that SS has a terminal in GR.

I will keep everyone updated after I start I cant wait! Yah I definitely like Roehl they seem to have a lot of great reviews. I really like their 7/7 hometime deal a lot, due to having a toddler and wife at home I think this would be excellent! But I'm not sure on the specifics of the 7/7, or if it's only flatbed. I like superservice they seem good from what I've read but it seems like there are a lot of reviews about them not meeting hometime promises too often but sometimes you gotta take online reviews with a grain of salt because some people are just never happy and have a grudge, and most companies would want you out longer from what I've read. Although I do like that they have a great terminal here in G.R., as I live I. Wyoming Mi, only about 10 mins from West Michigan CDL. I hope I can find some good local companies , maybe LTL companies, but I see it can be pretty hard to do as a cdl graduate.

Posted:  7 years, 7 months ago

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High road question

I will look up the differences for sure, but wow very nice work on the program. Just started earlier very good training so far! I've gotten pre-hires from Roehl, Stevens, Werner enterprises,Super service,U.S. Express, and Schneider. I am looking to hopefully start dry-Van Local or regional ( I know local can be very difficult.) I also talked to driver from Hogan the other day he talked very highly of them. So far I'm liking Roehl Or Schneider though.

Posted:  7 years, 7 months ago

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High road question

Thanks Brett! Love this site, and hope to start that training today.

Posted:  7 years, 7 months ago

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High road question

Hi there! This is my first time posting, I really love this site so much great information, thanks! I am starting here at West Michigan CDL very soon just waiting on michworks. I am so excited! I am studying for the Michigan cdl-permit right now. I was wondering if I study using the High RoadTraining on here ( which looks very good!) it is based on the Illinois cdl test, would that make a difference with the Michigan one? I'm just curious. Thanks! 😀 Joel

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