Any LTL companies that would train wife and I together in same truck?

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  1. Nject

    Nject Bobtail Member

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    We're from the Sacramento area and both have our CDLs with no experience. I don't wanna be forced to go with covenant or Schneider because they are the only 2 I know of that would train us in the same truck.
     
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  3. MidWest_MacDaddy

    MidWest_MacDaddy Road Train Member

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    And here I thought a trainer and myself in the same truck was too many… lol

    but seriously, good luck to you and the wife running team.
     
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  4. Eddiec

    Eddiec Road Train Member

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    Sounds like you want it your way or no way at all. I will leave to the expert....
    @Chinatown
     
  5. Wasted Thyme

    Wasted Thyme Road Train Member

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    Most companies take one trainee per truck. You really only want 2 people in the truck anyway.

    It's only for a few weeks. Plus it insurers more and probably better training time.

    Trucking is about being flexible. If you are going to be rigid from day one. You might not do well in the industry. But if you both can suck it up and take the bad with the good. You'll succeed. Or at the very least. Have a better chance of success.
     
  6. Mystikal

    Mystikal Medium Load Member

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    I would, normally, never advocate for them, but in this case...

    CR England has a 3 bunk truck... or did when this video was taken in 2019.
     
  7. jgarciajr40

    jgarciajr40 Medium Load Member

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    I would say get your experience maybe local for a year or so, and apply for an OTR gig with an LTL carrier like averitt, or R+L.
     
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  8. 502nd

    502nd Bobtail Member

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    I can say Estes and Old Dominion wouldn't train you as a team. I know OD would hire you both separately four the apprentice program and you could eventually team together. Ltl carriers aren't a fan of training new teams. If you just have to team together, find a good otr job and ride it out for a year.
     
  9. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Strongly consider FFE in Stockton.
    You go with a male trainer and your girlfriend go with a female trainer. After that, you team together.
    FFE Transportation
    • 2728 Boeing Way Stockton, CA 95206
     
  10. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Covenant teams get some really good miles. Give it some more consideration.
     
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  11. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Yeah, CR England is another choice.
     
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