The Program

MILLIS STUDENTS START AT $0.44 PER MILE
RECIEVE A 1 CENT PER MILE RAISE EVERY QUARTER
AFTER GRADUATION, EARN $0.49 PER MILE YOUR FIRST YEAR AS A MILLIS DRIVER AND RECEIVE A RAISE EVERY YEAR.

 
 
 
 

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.

6 Convenient School Locations:
 

  • Hamilton, Ohio
  • Cartersville, Georgia
  • Richfield, Wisconsin
  • Burleson, Texas
  • Eden, North Carolina
  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania - (registration and program details differ at this location - call for more information)
 

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
  • Start at $0.44 per mile and receive a 1 cent per minute pay raise every quarter
  • 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
  • New Millis Transfer drivers earn $0.49 per mile and receive a 1 cent raise every year, plus excellent benefits and bonuses

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