Central Freight Lines, Dallas?

Discussion in 'LTL and Local Delivery Trucking Forum' started by AshleyJ, Jul 12, 2015.

  1. AshleyJ

    AshleyJ Bobtail Member

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    I got offered a City Driver job at Central Freight Lines in Dallas. Does anyone have experience with them.
     
  2. Coyote302

    Coyote302 Light Load Member

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    If you are trying to break into LTL freight, it's an ok place to start. Don't spend your life there, just use it to move up to a position like Saia or ODFL.
    Also be aware that if you stay local for too long you will have to prove yourself all over again as an OTR driver.
    I spent 10 years OTR followed by 14 years LTL, and had to prove I could drive OTR again. Good luck.
     
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  3. Cottonmouth85

    Cottonmouth85 Bad Influence

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    I don't have ltl experience but having done a local job for two years I know city driving day after day after day can be soul crushing work.... even if it means getting home daily. Not to mention if you go looking for a new job some companies might not consider that local work as 'current experience'.

    Just my .02
     
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  4. Radman

    Radman Road Train Member

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    There's a person on here that did a everyday thread on here til he got banned. Sounded like a paycheck job. If your inexperienced I'd take it then your in the LTL industry. Change out down the road unless you love it there. Good luck.
     
  5. AshleyJ

    AshleyJ Bobtail Member

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    I have a few years over the road. I'm not going back since I just had a baby. YRC offered me a part time city driver dock worker job too. With that one I'm concerned about the crazy hours. Central is offering full-time with day hours
     
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