It’s a new year and what better way to kick off this season than with the Oakley family? If you’re thinking about joining the team, or have already signed up, we want to make every step easy and smooth, from the time you download and sign the application to when you get behind the wheel.
Here are some tips and tricks for packing and a run-down of what you can expect when you arrive at our HQ terminal in Lake Wales, FL for orientation.
Firstly, we know travel isn’t cheap. We offer a $300 incentive for all drivers attending orientation as well as $150 per orientation day after you have accepted your first dispatch for payment. Additionally, we provide travel compensation/reimbursement and handle scheduling and arrangements — so make sure to keep your receipts. Below is a list of covered items.
When you pack for the big week, please double check that the below essentials make it with you on your travels.
As far as your suitcase is concerned, pack clothing that makes you feel comfortable. We only ask that you follow these rules.
Now comes time for the part you’ve all been waiting for— Orientation! Orientation always takes place on a Monday and will last between four to five days. For Dry Van/Reefer drivers, on-boarding will last till either Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning. Tanker drivers should plan to finish either Thursday afternoon or Friday morning.
Despite your position, below are a few action items everyone can expect:
While the information above covers the framework of orientation week activities and information you need to know prior, we understand you may still have some questions. We’re happy to answer any of them. Click the button below to learn more and find contact information for our team members.
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