No touch freight, rookie driver

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by daniphoenix, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. daniphoenix

    daniphoenix Light Load Member

    Stevens sounds efficient! I have a friend who works with Jim Palmer, he made it sound like it was worth the waiting. But it's nice to know other options.
     
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  3. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    Those have microphones too. Go ahead and belt one out. :)

    I do that in a different way whenever I drink anything carbonated. :laughing6:
     
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  4. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    Go to Schneider. Don't even fool around with the others. Their west coast base is in Phoenix now. Full training facilities.

    Unless

    You can get on with ABF. They were looking for trainees to go to their school. You've sailed under a lucky star if you land that gig.

    But back to reality, just go to Schneider. They have compitant trainers, and a good school their, and you'll be at home during the process.

    Get your year under your belt, then you can do lots of things.
     
  5. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    ABF's hiring process takes a bit of a long time.
     
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    Plus, she wants no-touch freight and my old aching back tells me that's a wise decision.
     
  7. Vic Firth

    Vic Firth Road Train Member

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    Gotta agree with Dave, Schneider would be a good choice. I would also take a hard look at Roehl.
     
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  8. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    Well, ABF may not be no-touch freight, but they'll pay far better than any yin-yang OTR company they may try and SAY they're a no-touch freight type of outfit.
     
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  9. RedRover

    RedRover Road Train Member

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    Werner and Navajo come to mind. Werner will send you to a private school that is ridiculously expensive but if I'm not mistaken, the female:male ratio is insane there. I may have to sign on tbh. And if I'm not mistaken, Navajo is female run.
     
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  11. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Tribe and Veriha are female owned.
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    Navajo Express is owned by the Digby family. The story is, the "Blue Eyed Indian" is Mr. Digby's granddaughter. Maybe some Navajo driver learned something during orientation and will chime in.
    Years ago on late night truckers radio, Navajo advertised for drivers; "Look for the Blue Eyed Indian running coast to coast", or something like that.
     
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