Training With Wilson Logistics

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Benjamin A.'s Comment
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Well i have checked into the hotel, to start my training with Wilson Logistics. So far I will say that the few people that I have met have been great. I met one Lease Operator who was kind enough to show me the inside of his truck, so I could get a good idea of what to expect in the coming week. Things have changed a little bit with the hotel room. They now have you bunk with someone, so its no longer single occupancy, which doesn't bother me at all. This coming week for training its supposed to be raining and storming for the first 3 days, so i have went to Walmart and bought some rain gear. I will say that i am excited and nervous at the same time going into this journey. Once tomorrow is over and I do the one thing that I need to do tomorrow I will post my update, and will try to update as often as i can. Right now I'm just relaxing and going to start to study my 4 stage air brake script so I will be ready for the informal test on Wednesday. Thanks to everyone who has giving me advice along the way. I look forward to more helpful advice along this journey. Keep safe everyone

Ben A

George B.'s Comment
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Best of luck. From what I read here on TT Wilson is a great company. I am sure some of their drivers will soon chime in.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Well i have checked into the hotel, to start my training with Wilson Logistics. So far I will say that the few people that I have met have been great. I met one Lease Operator who was kind enough to show me the inside of his truck, so I could get a good idea of what to expect in the coming week. Things have changed a little bit with the hotel room. They now have you bunk with someone, so its no longer single occupancy, which doesn't bother me at all. This coming week for training its supposed to be raining and storming for the first 3 days, so i have went to Walmart and bought some rain gear. I will say that i am excited and nervous at the same time going into this journey. Once tomorrow is over and I do the one thing that I need to do tomorrow I will post my update, and will try to update as often as i can. Right now I'm just relaxing and going to start to study my 4 stage air brake script so I will be ready for the informal test on Wednesday. Thanks to everyone who has giving me advice along the way. I look forward to more helpful advice along this journey. Keep safe everyone

Ben A

Hiya, Ben A. ! (Did you get engaged, to J'Lo?) <<< Just kidding!

Wonder if that L/O is our own, Texas Tim?

While you're at it, look into Mt. Matt .... Mountain Matt!!

Here's Texas Tim's link; he doesn't stop in much. Trucking Truth is not a 'huge' proponent re: Leasing. He decided on that route, with Wilson; which is an awesome company. Texas Tim!

Best wishes, Benjamin!

(You'll be making some, soon!)

~ Anne & Tom ~

ps: THERE ARE SO MANY MORE! Type 'Wilson' in the white bar, at the top of this page... Vicki M is another success!

George B.'s Comment
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Updates?

Benjamin A.'s Comment
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I know that it has been a little while since I have posted any updates on myself. I made it through the first week and did my 2 weeks of training at the local Kraft plant in Springfield MO. Today 5-4-2022 I will be taking my test to get my CDL. It's been a journey this far. I will post more later today if I pass on my first try or if I will have to retake it again next week.

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.
Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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I know that it has been a little while since I have posted any updates on myself. I made it through the first week and did my 2 weeks of training at the local Kraft plant in Springfield MO. Today 5-4-2022 I will be taking my test to get my CDL. It's been a journey this far. I will post more later today if I pass on my first try or if I will have to retake it again next week.

Awesome, and CONGRATS, good sir!!!!

Best wishes on your test; wow! Hope to hear back soon, then.

~ Anne ~

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.
Benjamin A.'s Comment
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Well this is my final update. I will try to update some at times. I officially passed my CDL exam. I will have my CDL in hand soon

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.
G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations!

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