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    2 years, 7 months ago

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Posted:  5 days, 18 hours ago

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How is the freight??

Hey guys, I've been hearing that refrigerated freight is slow. Not sure if this is true. Just trying to get a feel on it and if it is slow when it may pick up. Heard from several Prime drivers that they have been waiting a while for loads, and the ones out there aren't paying that great

Posted:  6 months, 1 week ago

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It's all about your attitude!!!

It's taken me three weeks but trainer went home for Christmas

Posted:  6 months, 1 week ago

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It's all about your attitude!!!

Hey guys. I am currently going through TNT with Prime and have logged a little over 15,000 miles so I'm half way there. My ex ppl experience with Prime has been exceptional. Before I came I was hesitant about the process and honestly didn't know if I could do it. I can say that it has been tough but not impossible. For those of you considering it, I say go for it. Keep a positive attitude through the process and realize it's only temporary. Keep your mind fresh and soak up every bit of knowledge your trainer offers. Remember as with anything in life, what you get out of it is what you put into it. Anything worth having doesn't come easy!! Thank you to so many of you in here that have helped me along the way!! God Bless and stay safe!!

Posted:  8 months, 3 weeks ago

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Going to Prime!!!

Thanks everyone for your support. I’m excited but also a little apprehensive.

Posted:  8 months, 3 weeks ago

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Going to Prime!!!

After much thought and after being accepted to both Pride Transport and Prime Inc, I have decided to go to Prime. Hope I’m making the right decision but there were several little things that made a big difference. I will be going to Salt Lake on the 5th and will be posting my training updates along the way. Thank all of you for your input and help along the way!! Excited and nervous!!

Posted:  9 months, 1 week ago

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Anyone around Drive for Pride Transport

Looking for some answered on pride

Posted:  11 months, 2 weeks ago

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Local vs OTR

Thanks for your reply. I’m happy with where I’m at however would love to get back on the road instead of driving the same route every day. Call me crazy but I like the open road. Lol

Posted:  11 months, 2 weeks ago

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Local vs OTR

Hey folks. Just want your input. I am a local CDL Driver for a building supply company near Denver. I currently make $22.00 an hour. I like the job and often get more than 10 hours of overtime a week, however I miss being on the road. I am driving the same roads every day locally and thinking about going OTR. Am I crazy?? Just y’all thoughts on if I’d even be able to make close to that per week??

Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Starting the Journey!!

Day two of training. First day was filling out paperwork and meeting everyone. I will say that the staff and employees at Jim Palmer are amazing and make you feel like more than just a number. Today we went to the DMV and took our permit tests. Passed all three!! One obstacle out of the way!! This afternoon we bobtailed all around Missoula. Very interesting. Didn’t grind them too bad and got decent at double clutching. Tomorrow more driving with a trailer. To be continued.....

Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Starting the Journey!!

Made it into Missoula late last night. Have a day to recharge and get ready. As I sit here thinking, the excitement and nervousness sets in. I guess it's normal but a little un berving to say the least. Will update as the week goes on!!

Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Starting the Journey!!

First of all thank you to everyone on here for answering my questions in the past. I leave Saturday for Missoula to start training with Jim Palmer. So excited and nervous at the same time. Will keep you all updated along the way!!!

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Are my expectations realistic??

I am leaving a job where I currently bring home $2700 a month. I am scheduled to start training the first of next month with a company that starts out at 40 cpm in the reefer division. Am I setting myself up for failure thinking I will be making the same amount of money. Please give me your honest opinion. Thanks folks!!

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Help with Current Jim Palmer drivers

Scheduled to start September 18th. Just curious if the miles are consistent and average weekly take home pay

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Help with Current Jim Palmer drivers

I need to talk to some Current Jim Palmer drivers. Have some company specific questions

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Prime or Jim Palmer

Decided to go with Prime and cut out the middle man!

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Prime or Jim Palmer

Been accepted by both Prime and Jim Palmer. Please help me decide which one and why!! Thanks guys!

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