Swift or Central Refrigerated

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by bludevil, Sep 12, 2012.

Which paid cdl training?

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    Central Refrigerated

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  1. bludevil

    bludevil Bobtail Member

    Sep 11, 2012
    After looking over many forums and doing a lot of research I think I am going to go with either Swift or Central Refrigerated for my paid cdl training anyone got any sort of advice or comments they want to add about the two I should take into consideration while thinking about which one to do.
  2. Okieron

    Okieron Crusty Okie

    Dec 23, 2009
    muskogee, ok
    I am not sure but I think they ar one and the same ! It is my understanding that Swift owns Central. Check me if I am wrong guy's it is all here say at this point.
  3. Rugerfan

    Rugerfan Road Train Member

    May 3, 2011
    i went through centrals cdl program but now drive for swift.... i think starting out the deductions are less with central but i could be wrong. personally im happy with swift both companies have pretty nice equipment
  4. 1badz28

    1badz28 Road Train Member

    Dec 7, 2008
    savannah georgia
    a guy named jerry moyes is the founder and majority shareholder of swift he doesnot own the co anymore but owns the majority of the co's stock. he bought central from a guy named dick simon who went bankrupt back around2001. the co was dick simon trucking jerry changed the name to central and gave controll of it to his daughter and her husband whos name is john issacson he runs the day to day operations. so basically yes its all in the family and i recomend to stay away from this family. but thats just my opnion you may love it there and marry in with them. and no swift does not own central they are two seperate oddities run independtaly of each other.
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