Driver Training School Program will help address truck driver shortage
Northeast Technical Institute and XPO Logistics announce a partnership to support the education and placement of exceptional truck drivers.
A key point of the partnership is a tuition reimbursement for Northeast Technical Institute students. Additionally, the partnership will help ensure that graduates of Northeast Technical Institute’s Commercial Truck Driving program will gain employment in an industry in need of qualified drivers.
Northeast Technical Institute students and graduates are eligible for the following benefits:
- Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement for qualified driver graduates who are hired as an XPO driver.
- Tuition scholarships for qualified candidates who join the XPO team.
- Access to driving jobs at the largest Logistics company in North America with more than 400 operating locations.
“Ensuring our graduates have career opportunities after graduation is of the upmost importance to us,” said Jim Liponis, President Northeast Technical Institute. “Partnering with great companies like XPO Logistics helps make those opportunities a reality.”
XPO Logistics is a $16B, Fortune 200 company and top ten global provider of transportation and logistics solutions. They serve more than 50,000 customers with an integrated network of 1,469 locations in 34 countries. The bedrock of the company is the people: more than 95,000 employees operating as one cohesive organization with a single-minded focus on customer service. To learn more about the company, go to www.xpo.com.
Founded in 1995, Northeast Technical Institute is the region’s leading provider of short-term, career focused training. With campuses in Scarborough, Bangor, and Lewiston, courses are offered in health care, information technology, commercial truck driving, HVAC/R, and manufacturing. Northeast Technical Institute’s programs are accredited through The Council on Occupational Education.
Commercial truck driving classes are offered in Scarborough and Bangor. Click here for start dates.