The Program

NEW FOR 2017!

Trainees Earn $0.42 per mile


What makes MTI stand out from the others?

Our elite program takes place over 12 weeks, with professional and tenured trainers at the helm and provides a personalized, one-on-one experience for each student.  Classes are held Monday through Friday with a maximum of six students per class.  Lodging and meals are provided.  Minimum up-front cost to secure your spot with a possible job offer from Millis Transfer upon graduation.

5 Convenient School Locations:

  • Hamilton, Ohio
  • Cartersville, Georgia
  • Richfield, Wisconsin
  • Burleson, Texas
  • Eden, North Carolina

Students will receive one week of classroom instruction, one week of backing maneuvers and skills practice, and one week of on the road driving with an instructor.  A total of 166 hours are required to complete the course.

Week 1 – Classroom instruction:

  • Trucking industry overview
  • Hours of Service
  • Trip planning and map reading
  • Control systems
  • Vehicle inspection
  • Coupling/Uncoupling
  • Range driving
  • E-Logs


Week 2 – Classroom and Road instruction:

  • Wrap up industry information and procedures
  • 4 days practice on the range and road – total of 40 hours


Week 3 – Road instruction:

  • In truck training with instructor
  • Practice safe driving habits
  • Backing maneuvers
  • Docking


Week 4 – Company Orientation:

  • Trainees will experience Millis Transfer’s company driver orientation


Weeks 5 through 12 – Trainees on the Road:

  • Trainees will be dispatched with a trainer
  • Will earn $0.42 per mile
  • Operate a truck with guidance as needed
  • Test for your CDL license using Millis equipment for the test


Week 12 – Graduation:

  • After successfully completing a minimum of 15,000 OTR miles with a trainer, student will graduate to his or her own truck

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