CDL-A OTR Truck Driver Jobs in Tennessee
Millis Transfer can mean a lot to you and your family. With 84 years of experience under our belt, the Millis team, led by members of the Millis family, are 100% focused on improving the driver experience so you can do the best job, and earn the best paycheck, possible. Millis also means being a Certified Top Pay Carrier, driving eye-catching, well-maintained equipment, enjoying loads of perks while on the road, having robust health benefits, being part of a true professional driving family, and showing off your #MillisPride. You won’t find a better offer, a better company, or a better team to support you – just ask one of our drivers. Contact us today and Discover what Millis Transfer can Mean to you and your career.
Company Drivers Enjoy:
- Critical Essentials Freight – Help Us Help America Year-Round
- Start at 47 cpm (1 yr exp) and Top Out at 58 cpm
- Drivers Get A Pay Raise Every Year!
- Performance Bonus – Earn Up To 4 cpm Based On Weekly Mileage
- Dash Camera Policy – you choose to use the driver facing camera
- Performance Pay Program – earn up to 4 cpm additional
- Orientation Pay
- Trucks Governed at 70 mph When Driver Meets Safety Requirements
- Incredible Equipment with DirecTV Paid by Millis & Sirius Radio
- Earn 3 Weeks Paid Vacation
- 401(k) with Company Match Up To 30%
- Per Diem Paid! We Maximize Your Take-Home Pay & Tax Return
- NEW Thorough Benefits Package through United Health Care and MetLife – small co-pays, lots of coverage and at a very reasonable price!
Truck Driver Requirements:
- 23 years old
- 6 months OTR experience
- Good driving record for the last 5 years
We Dare You to Compare Millis to any other carrier’s package out there. Call Millis Today for more info at 888-857-0352.
About Millis Transfer:
Celebrating 84 years in the transportation business, Millis Transfer still remains dedicated to providing the best quality of life for our drivers and their families. Our management team, led by members of the Millis family, are 100% focused on improving the driver experience so you can do the best job, and earn the best paycheck, possible. You won’t find a better offer, a better company, or a better team to support you – just ask one of our #MillisPride drivers. Apply today to discover what Millis Transfer can mean to you and your career.
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The information below provides insight into how working as a Company Driver may meet your expected lifestyle, work into your long-term career plans, and provide the working environment you seek.
What is Company Driver?
Company Drivers are employed by specific companies that maintain its own fleet of trucks. Company Drivers are can be separated into 2 categories: (1) drivers working for trucking carriers that exist for the sole purpose of transporting freight of others, or (2) drivers working for companies that carry its own freight to support its own company’s product or service. Company drivers are in high demand, particular among large carriers.
What are some personal characteristics helpful for Company Drivers?
Aside from the personal characteristics needed to be a good truck driver, a Company Driver can be representing a company with thousands of workers in the US and internationally. Therefore, it is helpful for a Company Driver to keep a happy, helpful demeanor both to the general public and customers. Likewise, reliability, honesty, integrity, and self-motivation is necessary since you won’t have anyone looking over your shoulder or directing your every move. No one will tell you when to get out of bed in the morning or when to take a break or stop driving for the day (except the NMCSA, of course!).
For additional information about Company Drivers, including what is a Company Driver, pathways to securing a driving job, financial investment requirements, personal characteristics, average salaries and compensation structures of Company Drivers, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.
Different types of materials require different types of trailers, and each type of trailer offers drivers its own challenges. Therefore, it is important to understand what is required to not only drive your truck and your freight, but the trailer you are pulling as well.
What is Dry Van hauling?
Dry vans are likely the most basic type of trailer in the industry and the type beginning drivers are likely haul upon gaining their first jobs. A dry van is normally a 53-foot box-like trailers loaded with non-perishable good (think of the historical term of “dry goods store,” and the type of products they sold).
What are requirements necessary to haul dry van equipment?
Typically, dry vans can be hauled by anyone holding the appropriate classification of CDL.
What endorsements are need for dry van hauling?
If the cargo is considered hazardous or includes hazardous materials, an (H), Hazardous Materials, or (X), Hazardous Materials/Tanker endorsement is needed.
For more information about Dry Van Hauling, including what type of companies hire, job requirements, compensation structures, what endorsements are needed, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.
Truck driving route type vary within the industry and are dependent on several factors including interstate trucking requirements, route planning, type of cargo hauled, frequency, hazardous materials restrictions, driver experience, etc.
Over the Road (OTR) Routes are likely those that most people with minimal knowledge of the trucking industry envision drivers working. OTR routes can be regional with occasional outside of region assignments or they may be cross-country to make one delivery or several along the way. OTR drivers are generally paid by the mile and are on the road for much of the year with limited home time.