What to Expect at Driver Orientation

You’ve accepted a job offer with Paper Transport, Inc. and are starting to prepare for the onboarding process. Being prepared and asking the right questions beforehand can make the experience more enjoyable. We have pulled together a list of the most commonly asked trucking orientation questions so that you can get a better idea of what to expect! Watch our full video answering commonly asked questions below:

Commonly Asked Orientation Questions:

  1. Where is orientation?  Orientation is done live in Green Bay, WI but is streamed virtually to our 5 other terminals out of Jacksonville, FL, Albany, GA, Muskogee, OK, Huber Heights, OH, and Pontoon Beach, IL.

  2. What should I bring? Bring what you would need for your job (gloves, proper footwear, flashlight, CDL, Med card, social security, etc.)! We will provide the rest.

  3. Do I get paid during orientation? Yes! Drivers receive an “Orientation Bonus” on their first paycheck after they’ve pulled their first load, drivers will receive $250-$500 in-home daily positions or $500 in regional non-home daily positions.

  4. Does PTI pay for travel arrangements? Paper Transport Inc. pay’s for 100% of all travel expenses incurred during orientation.

  5. Does the driver get their own hotel room or are drivers required to room with another driver? Drivers are given their own hotel room.

  6. Does the company expect the driver to pay them back for orientation expenses if the driver does not drive with them for a certain period of time? No, there is no financial obligation or commitment for the drivers.

  7. After driver orientation is finished how long will it take for the driver to get dispatched home to pick up his/her gear?  Typically anywhere between 1-3 days after orientation but this is dependent on each individual’s situation.

  8. Are pets and passengers allowed to attend orientation with the driver? No, but you may bring your passenger or pet to the hotel while you are in orientation.

Have another question about our orientation process?

Give our Recruiting team a call at 855-784-5627

Ready to take the next step? Apply Now.

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