No matter what drives you – a passion for the open road, career independence or financial security – Swift has the driving opportunities for you. Swift Transportation is a powerful force on the road with more than 16,000 trucks, 60,000 trailers and 16,000 company drivers. And while we’re busy making a difference in the everyday lives of millions, we’re dedicated to delivering success to you. Join Swift’s Driving Force today for a career that goes the long haul.
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As an experienced CDL-A Driver, you want the rewards of a successful career. Swift delivers more miles, more loads and more pathways to expand your career than any other carrier. We offer various hauls. Choose the one that fits you best!
Swift partners with some of the industry’s top manufacturers, using late-model Freightliner and Volvo tractors – 92% of which are less than five years old.
We reward our drivers based on their miles driven, commitment to safety, on-time deliverables, low customer service failure rate and total day of employment.
Swift is nationally approved for the Military Apprenticeship Program. If you have these benefits, which include the GI Bill, use them to your advantage and get paid on the job CDL training.
Drivers can now bring man’s best friend on the road with them. Dogs must be under 40 pounds, non-aggressive and have proof of proper vaccinations.
My best memory was going back to the DMV and getting my permit. Seeing myself on that little card was awesome. Swift's permit class helped me out a lot! "
It's always about getting to the next level: driving, shifting, braking (smoothly). It has all been quite fun!"
The experience has been great! The instructors help you a lot. When I came here I knew nothing about trucks, and now i know so much."
Credits earned at Swift Driving Academy may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Swift Driving Academy. You should obtain confirmation that Swift Driving Academy will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Swift Driving Academy to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Swift Driving Academy prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Swift Driving Academy to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Swift Driving Academy if you enroll in another educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Swift Driving Academy and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer credits earned at Swift Driving Academy before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.
We suggest you bring enough money to cover meals and the cost for your CDL, which depends on your state. Check with your recruiter on the specifics!
You are eligible for hire upon graduation if you meet our hiring criteria at that time.
The program is 3 weeks long. If you choose to attend the permit class, it is an additional week. Note that time to graduation depends on completion of testing.
We do not compensate during your time in the Academy.
We have schools located across the country! Aside from Florida, North Dakota, South Dakota, and some upper east states, we would send you to the school nearest you, transportation on us!
We do! In order to qualify we require documentation. A Swift recruiter will let you know exactly what you need!
The only commitment at Swift is to your career. We do not participate in employment contracts. However, we do have a financial agreement for Academy costs.
Swift Academy tuition is $6,000. Housing is optional at an additional $750. After one year of employment, tuition is fully reimbursed. We do not do credit checks! A Swift recruiter can give you more details.