Lazer Spot Trucking

Lazer Spot started as a small operation in 1996, and it has experienced steady growth since opening its doors. Over the years, the company has expanded its operations, but the team’s commitment to customer satisfaction has never wavered.

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Today, Lazer Spot is a leading yard management provider, with more than 400 sites in the U.S. and Canada. The company uses a pod-based approach to their service, allowing them to serve their customers better.

The company offers the following services:

  • Spotting
  • Trailer rentals
  • Shuttling within 100 air miles
  • Gate staffing
  • Computerized yard management systems

Currently, Lazer Spot services most of the Eastern U.S. and small pockets of the West, including:

  • Tolleson, AZ
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Los Lunas, NM
  • Henderson, NV
  • North Las Vegas, NV
  • Southern and Northern California
  • Northern Utah

Lazer Spot Fleet

Lazer Spot uses advanced vehicle data management systems to monitor the health of their vehicles in real-time, 24/7. Vehicle health monitoring means that they can repair vehicles quickly to reduce downtime.

The company has also taken measures to reduce idling times for their fleet, saving millions of pounds of CO2. In addition, Lazer Spot is an EPA-approved SmartWay partner.

And when vehicles have to be taken out of commission for repairs, the company has back-up equipment to pick up the slack.

Of course, all of Lazer Spot’s equipment meets federal and state safety requirements.

Jobs at Lazer Spot

Lazer Spot has two driving divisions: Shuttling & Spotting, and Rapid Response Team. The Rapid Response Team is the company’s OTR unit, but it’s unique in many ways. Both divisions have similar requirements, but OTR drivers must have more advanced qualifications.

Shuttling & Spotting

Shuttling & Spotting drivers play an integral role in yard management, ensuring that trailers are moved to the right areas.

Driver Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Hold a valid medical card
  • Have a clean MVR

Rapid Response Team (RRT)

The Rapid Response Team is the company’s mobile travel response team, and is the company’s version of OTR (over the road). Drivers are out several weeks at a time, but also receive regular home time.

With Lazer Spot’s hotel program, drivers never have to sleep in their trucks.

Driver Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Hold a valid Class A CDL
  • Have a valid medical card
  • Have a clean MVR

Lazer Spot Pay and Benefits

Lazer Spot isn’t as transparent as would-be drivers may hope when it comes to pay and benefits. The company discloses pay ranges, but there’s no concrete salary data from Lazer Spot itself. We have less than 10 total driver surveys from the company but it gives us some insight into the overall pay for CDL drivers with the company.

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According to the company, their drivers earn the following:

Rapid Response Team

  • Starting pay of $22/hour
  • 100% no touch
  • Travel expenses and per diem pay

Shuttling & Spotting

  • Average $47,000-$68,000/year, depending on location
  • 401K w/company match
  • Health, dental and vision insurance available
  • OT is available in some areas
  • Home every day
  • No waiting for loads

Company drivers receive comprehensive benefits packages, and Lazer Spot claims that their OTR division beats its competitors.

According to Indeed.com, Lazer Spot drivers earn about $17 an hour, which is about $33,000/year.

For Spotting & Shuttle drivers, Lazer Spot may be a great place to start a trucking career. The qualifications are minimal, and the pay is competitive for entry-level. OTR drivers earn a little more, and perks like the hotel program may make it worthwhile for CDL A-holders.

Lazer Spot is an industry leader that prioritizes safety and accountability. OT is available in some areas, and most drivers get to be home every day. For drivers wanting to work in yard management, the company may be a great place to start.

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