Swift Charlotte

Topic 21486 | Page 2

Page 2 of 2 Previous Page Go To Page:
Brett Aquila's Comment
member avatar

It’s from an”@swifttrans.com address

It should be legit then. The concern is whether an outside recruiter of some sort might be making promises they can't keep. But if you're talking straight with the people at Swift then you should be able to trust what they say, especially if they put it in writing. Email does count as putting something in writing.

You should be fine.


Swift Transportation began operations in 1966 transporting imported steel through the ports of Los Angeles to Arizona and Arizona cotton for export back through to Southern California.

Jerry Moyes, founder, began with the same entrepreneurial, can-do spirit that is one of Swift’s core values today.

Today, Swift generates over $4 billion in revenue and operates nearly 18,000 trucks.

G-Town's Comment
member avatar

Not fishy, however not consistent with emails I received from my recruiter when I attended their school.

Ask your recruiter when you will be receiving additional information about your schooling, where to get the bus (if you need one) and the hotel accommodations. I had an email outlining all of it in advance...nothing was left to chance.

Also unless something has changed (and it may have), you will have a training agreement in place that is basically a contract where you agree to drive for a period of 12 months for Swift (once solo) in order to pay back 50% of your tuition (discounted). Otherwise if you leave before that period of time you will owe them the balance of the full rate of almost 4K. You are free to go wherever you want, but unless you are entering as a military veteran, you'll owe them money.

Any recent Swift Academy graduates please chime in...

Bryan Q.'s Comment
member avatar

I start Jan 29th. She did tell me to call her on the 15th 2 weeks before. So maybe she will send that then ?

G-Town's Comment
member avatar

I start Jan 29th. She did tell me to call her on the 15th 2 weeks before. So maybe she will send that then ?

Perhaps. If you get to the end of the call with her and she hasn't mentioned the additional information, I'd ask for it.

Jim F.'s Comment
member avatar

Hey Bryan, That's funny, Wendy is my recruiter also. I've been in contact with her for a few months now. She's set me up for the 3rd in Lewiston, Id. They won't do anything as far as background check until that 2 week prior mark. Tell her Jim F. says hi. She seems pretty straight forward. Good luck to ya.

I start Jan 29th. She did tell me to call her on the 15th 2 weeks before. So maybe she will send that then ?

Bryan Q.'s Comment
member avatar

Oh ok sweet ! Yeah she’s awesome !

Page 2 of 2 Previous Page Go To Page:

New Reply:

New! Check out our help videos for a better understanding of our forum features

Links On TruckingTruth

example: TruckingTruth Homepage

example: https://www.truckingtruth.com
Upload New Photo
Please enter a caption of one sentence or less:

Click on any of the buttons below to insert a link to that section of TruckingTruth:

Getting Started In Trucking High Road Training Program Company-Sponsored Training Programs Apply For Company-Sponsored Training Truck Driver's Career Guide Choosing A School Choosing A Company Truck Driving Schools Truck Driving Jobs Apply For Truck Driving Jobs DOT Physical Drug Testing Items To Pack Pre-Hire Letters CDL Practice Tests Trucking Company Reviews Brett's Book Leasing A Truck Pre-Trip Inspection Learn The Logbook Rules Sleep Apnea

0 characters so far - 5,500 maximum allowed.
Submit Preview



This topic has the following tags:

Swift Transport Recruiter Issues Truck Driving Orientation
Click on any of the buttons above to view topics with that tag, or you can view a list of all forum tags here.

Why Join Trucking Truth?

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training