CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES
Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers
Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.
How Anthony Perkins Went from Food Stamps to Full Time Work
In 2016, Anthony Perkins was struggling. He had a handful of successes: as a recovering addict, he completed a sober living program, but was receiving food stamps and overall struggling to pay the bills and make ends meet. But, with help from a new partnership between Hamilton County, the State of Ohio, and the U.S. Department … Continue reading “Napier Graduate Completes New Trucking Partnership Program”
Napier awarded grant money in first-of-its-kind partnership
Hamilton County has partnered with the state of Ohio and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service in a first-of-its-kind partnership to help food assistance recipients obtain long-term self-sufficiency through job training and employment in the trucking industry. Thanks to this partnership, Napier Truck Driving School has been awarded grant money that provides eligible … Continue reading “Job & Family Services Trucking Partnership Program”
Helping Cincinnati Residents Find Work in a Growing Industry
This week, representatives from Schneider National, The Community Action Agency of Hamilton County-Cincinnati (CAA), and Napier Truck Driver Training, Inc. met to discuss a potential partnership and joint job training program to provide employment opportunities for lower income residents of Cincinnati. Randy Stillings, Leonard Sayles, and Aimee Napier met to discuss the possibilities of Schneider National assisting … Continue reading “Partnership Aims to Provide Affordable CDL Training”
Many truckers with families choose to work drive local jobs.
One of the most common types of trucking job is a drive local job. These jobs involve driving to and from a destination in the same area that you live in. These jobs usually involve one day’s work, with the trucker returning home at the end of the day. Many truckers with families choose to work drive … Continue reading “Types of Trucking Jobs: Drive Local”
Exploring your professional truck driver options? Take a look at what it means to be an OTR driver.
If you are just starting to learn about trucking, you may not be entirely familiar with all of the different types of trucking jobs. One of the most common trucking jobs is over the road, or OTR trucking. OTR trucking is also known as long-haul trucking. It refers to driving loads very long distances. OTR truckers … Continue reading “Types of Trucking Jobs: Over-The-Road Trucking”
Graduate Leonard Allen Smith stopped by Napier on his route
Leonard Allen Smith completed our 5 week truck driver training program in 2010 and has not looked back after beginning his new trucking career! This week he stopped by Napier on his route from Piqua, Ohio to Matandy Steel in Hamilton, Ohio to let us know he’s still truckin’… and going on his 7th year!!! … Continue reading “7 year trucking career began at Napier!”