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Bradley F.'s Comment
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I was just wondering what other companies offer cdl sponsorship/training not all ready on this site. I know some others are western express, raider express, kllm, maverick and just wanting to know if y'all know of any more?

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Jared H.'s Comment
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I've been looking into Jim Palmer Trucking and they look like a really good company so far and the pay seems higher than all the others. Look them up.

Flatie C.'s Comment
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I've been looking into Jim Palmer Trucking and they look like a really good company so far and the pay seems higher than all the others. Look them up.

I've been thinking about Jim Palmer too! They have same req like Prime? Are they connected?

Rick S.'s Comment
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Jim Palmer & WilTrans have the same ownership.

Not sure if Prime has any ownership stake in them - but they appear to exclusively haul Prime Reefer trailers.

Since they are much smaller than Prime, they likely don't have nearly as many slots open for new drivers, and their hiring area appears to be smaller than Primes. They appear to have nice, newer tractors and their pay seems to be pretty solid - and they are getting decent miles running Prime's stuff.

I contacted them, but they won't take me as a student since I already have a CDL-A (they want me to turn it in and start fresh), and my current zip code isn't in their hiring area.

Rick

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Shiva's Comment
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I was just wondering what other companies offer cdl sponsorship/training not all ready on this site. I know some others are western express, raider express, kllm, maverick and just wanting to know if y'all know of any more?

Henderson trucking offers cdl school and training

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Belluavir's Comment
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Looked at Western Express' site, didnt see anything about sponsored CDL training. Am I missing something?

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Bradley F.'s Comment
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Well i know 2 months ago they had a school in tennesse, their website is not the best. So thats why i ask about other companies

Bradley F.'s Comment
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Also thanks for jim palmer and henderson...ill look into them and anymore if yall know of any.

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