New Guy With A Permit. Need Advice On Companies!

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Bryan D.'s Comment
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Looks like I'll be starting School at Millis Transfer on March 15th.

PackRat's Comment
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Excellent! Which location....warm or cold?

Jammer a's Comment
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No lease!!!

I’m a total newbie, so take what I say with a grain of salt. My advice would be, in addition to what type of freight you want to haul, be sure to consider things like hometime policies, lease options, duration of training, benefits, company culture, etc.

Robin Hood's Comment
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I just got my CDL permit two days ago thanks to the training materials located on this website. I'm currently applying to companies that will train me for my CDL. I'm leaning heavily towards Millis or Roehl with Prime as a backup. Does anyone here have experience with these companies? I would love to here about your time working for them and going through there schools. If anyone has any other companies I should be looking at feel free to chime in. I'm located in Chattanooga, TN.

TLD TLD dude go TLD. They are awesome!!!! Very home friendly, pet friendly, passenger friendly, and have different loads and they train you on a 10 speed.

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.
PackRat's Comment
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No lease!!!

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I’m a total newbie, so take what I say with a grain of salt. My advice would be, in addition to what type of freight you want to haul, be sure to consider things like hometime policies, lease options, duration of training, benefits, company culture, etc.

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Millis does not offer lease.

Bryan D.'s Comment
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Cartersville, GA

Excellent! Which location....warm or cold?

Anne A. (momcat)'s Comment
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I’m a total newbie, so take what I say with a grain of salt. My advice would be, in addition to what type of freight you want to haul, be sure to consider things like hometime policies, lease options, duration of training, benefits, company culture, etc.

Any updates on Prime ?!?!?

Thanks!

~ Anne ~

Bryan D.'s Comment
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Turns out they had a seat open up for an earlier class. I'll be starting March 1st now. I can't wait!

PackRat's Comment
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Turns out they had a seat open up for an earlier class. I'll be starting March 1st now. I can't wait!

That's a major Plus!

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