Founded in 1936 by brothers Jake and Ray Millis, Millis Transfer began as a small beer distributor.
Based in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, Millis’ trademark maroon trucks and crisp white trailers can be seen throughout the Southeast, Central, Midwest and Northeast United States. Services include regional, over-the-road and dedicated runs in key markets around the country.
Millis Transfer also supports one of the top CDL-A training schools in the country, Millis Training Institute. Established in 1989, MTI today boasts 5 convenient school locations where students receive one-on-one training with professional and experienced trainers during the three week course, followed by on the road training.
Once on the road with a trainer, students receive $0.43cpm (when out with a trainer), and a guaranteed $50,000 annual salary if they meet the fleet average of 115,000 miles over twelve months.
The training at Millis will last approximately 10 weeks.Length of Training at Millis - Classroom portion lasts 3 weeks, then orientation for 2 1/2 days. Students then enter over-the-road training that can last 6-8 weeks.
You will average approximately 1000 per week during your training.
Training pay at Millis is $.43 cpm
You are dispatched as a solo driver during training with Millis
At Millis you will run solo after training.
All felonies taken case-by-case.
No DUI or DWI in the last 5 years.
Millis generally hires out of the Eastern half of the United States, with the exception of the far Northeast
Drivers with no experience start at 43 cents per mile, increasing by $.01 yearly. Starting wage is also increased $.01 for every year of experience up to 5.
Drivers participating in Per Diem plan:
Drivers opting for straight pay receive .01 cpm paid quarterly and .01 cpm paid annually.
Per Diem pay is optional at Millis, and is $.10 per mile
Millis drivers get three weeks of paid vacation after only one year of service on the per diem plan - 1 week after 6 months, 2 additional weeks after 1 full year of service.
Millis Transfer's primary lanes run east of I-35.
Millis has the following home time options available:
Millis' Home Time Policy shall read that a driver who accumulates 7 days out without a 36 hr at home period will receive a minimum of 36 hours of uninterrupted home time. A driver who accumulates 14 days out without a 36 hr home period will receive a minimum of 72 hrs of uninterrupted home time. A driver who accumulates 21 days or more out without a 36 hr home period will receive a minimum of 108 hrs or 4 days of uninterrupted home time.
50 lb maximum and a $300 non refundable security deposit. Current vaccination records to include DHLPPC and rabies. Drivers are required to sign a contract.
Military veterans can attend Millis' company-sponsored school and training program for 1/3 of the original cost.
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