Paid Training

Ficel provides an extensive paid training program for all new drivers. Areas covered during orientation and training include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • load securement
  • load placement
  • equipment inspections
  • hours-of-service compliance
  • road testing
  • customer paperwork
  • S. & Canadian Customs paperwork and procedures
  • maintenance policies and procedures
  • dispatch policies and procedures

All Ficel drivers receive paid orientation and travel expenses (when applicable) in Week 1. Ficel OTR drivers receive a guaranteed minimum daily rate of pay from Week 2 through Week 6 to coincide with on-the-job training.   Ficel drivers also receive ongoing training through annual safety meetings and one-on-one consultation and review.