Wyomissing, PA (11/29/16) – Berks Technical Institute has announced that they will partner with Roehl Transport to train over 150 new truck drivers through the college’s CDL training program within the next six months.
“This partnership reinforces our commitment to service both the educational needs of students and the employment needs of reputable companies like Roehl Transport,” explains Carmen Oviedo, SVP Career Services, Community Outreach and Government Affairs.
Roehl Transport is planning to hire hundreds of new commercial truck drivers across the U.S. in the coming months to meet the growing demand for freight transport. Students who meet Roehl Transport’s employment requirements can train for their license at our CDL.com approved location in just a few weeks.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov), truck driving jobs are projected to grow 5%, over 400,000 jobs, from 2014 to 2024 in order to meet the ever-growing need to transport goods across the nation.
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reports that tractor-trailer trucks move nearly 70% of America’s freight tonnage from coast-to-coast. The amount of freight required to keep supply chains moving for manufacturers is growing and will continue to impact the demand within the trucking industry overall (ATA.com).
With over 5,000 trailers and over 2,000 power units on the road, Roehl Transport is one of the nation’s 100 largest trucking companies with terminal locations and drop yards located across the country. As a pillar of the transportation industry, Roehl Transport has received trucking’s highest honor, the ATA’s President’s Award three times. Roehl has also been repeatedly recognized for excellence in Trucking Claims and Loss Prevention, named a Military Friendly Employer by the publishers of GI Jobs Magazine and is a founding member of the SmartWay Transport Partnership (from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
CDL.com provides a network of CDL training locations across the country in partnership with Berks Technical Institute (BTI), McCann School of Business & Technology (McCann), Miller-Motte College (MMC) and Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC). These schools provide hands-on training in some of today’s fastest-growing fields, including Healthcare, Business, Beauty & Wellness, Technology, Skilled Trades, Legal & Protective Services, Design & Education in addition to CDL Training: Class A Tractor-Trailer. Please visit CDL.com for more information.
The mission of CDL.com and its partners is to prepare students for career-focused employment by delivering relevant career training. These schools are regulated as commercial motor carriers by the US DOT and their respective state agency: NCCCS, GADDS, SCDMV, PADOE, THEC, MCCB, VADMV and LBOR. It takes fewer than 300 hours to complete this program; therefore it is not eligible for Title IV funding. This program is not within the scope of ACICS Accreditation. Miller-Motte Technical College, Clarksville, is regulated as a commercial motor carrier by the US DOT and THEC. It takes fewer than 300 hours to complete this program, therefore it is not eligible for Title IV funding.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, please visit Disclosure.Berks.edu, Disclosure.McCann.edu or Disclosure.Miller-Motte.edu.
About Roehl Transport
Roehl Transport is one of the largest and safest transportation and logistics companies in the nation. With over 2,500 employees, Roehl is headquartered in Wisconsin and provides van, flatbed, refrigerated and dedicated truckload services to customers across the U.S. Learn more about Roehl Transport, including careers in transportation and truck driving jobs, at www.Roehl.Jobs.