As a driver who spends a lot of time away from home, you owe it to yourself to be where you belong. That’s what you’ll find here at Dick Lavy Trucking: a warm welcome from our founder himself and plenty of pay and support to settle down—not to mention weekly home time on most routes.
At Dick Lavy Trucking, you'll find pay and perks comparable to large carriers, but in a smaller, homelike atmosphere. From our start as a one-man/one-truck home business to our current state as a mid-size carrier, Mr. Lavy has focused on keeping the business personal. He leads by example, knowing drivers by name and even picking them up for orientation.
Here are the other major reasons drivers choose to call us home.
$65,000 to $84,240 - first-year pay range
51 to 55 CPM starting pay with our largest pay increase ever - based on experience and Hazmat endorsement
All miles paid - 2,500 to 3,000 miles a week on average
Accessorial pay - stop, layover, loading/unloading, and detention
$1,200 bonus - for driver referrals
Home most weekends
In-touch dispatch. No-touch freight.
Dedicated Driver Manager - Work with just one manager who you’ll know and trust.
24/7 dispatch - So you’re not stuck waiting or talking to an answering machine.
99% no-touch freight - To keep you and your odometer moving.
Firm position and customer base - At the crossroads of I-70, and 75, we enjoy constant freight and are a go-to carrier for the area.
Two health plans - low premium or low deductible, based on your needs
Company-paid life insurance - $25,000 policy for free
Full menu of insurance - dental, vision, disability, critical illness, and cancer
401(k) retirement - with company match, after one year
Paid holidays and vacation - 1 week at 1 year, 2 weeks at 3 years, & 3 weeks at 5 years
Free rider program - Take along a passenger for up to two weeks and four times a year between March 1 and December 15.
NEW REGIONAL ROUTES!
This regional routes will get drivers home for the weekend and average of 2500-3000 miles per week.
*Drivers may be dispatched to other states on occasion including but not limited to the states east of I-35.
ROYAL/ LITTLE ROCK/ SPRINGDALE, AR area will typically be running from Royal, AR to Ohio and back.
ATLANTA, GA (and north) area will typically be running from Atlanta, GA to Ohio and back.
CHICAGO, IL and surrounding areas will typically be running from the Chicago, IL area to Ohio and back.
DALLAS, TX area will typically be running from Dallas, TX to Ohio and back.
MONROVIA/ ELKRIDGE, MD area will typically be running from the Monrovia/Elkridge, MD area to Ohio and back.
CRANBURY/ MONROE/ MOUNT LAUREL, NJ area will typically be running from New Jersey to Ohio and back.
GREENSBORO/ CHARLOTTE/ SALISBURY, NC area will typically be running from North Carolina to Ohio and back.
BETHEL/ WILKES BARRE/ READING/ POTTSVILLE, PA area will typically be running from Pennsylvania to Ohio and back.
New, assigned trucks - 2021 models are starting to roll in!
Driver-friendly features - All automatics, Detroit Diesel engines, and Qualcomm communication.
Wizard-like service 7 days a week - We have not only a great shop, but the top-rated diesel tech in Ohio, affectionately known as “the Wizard.”
Must be at least 23 years of age
Must have a valid Class A CDL (Hazmat optional)
Must have at least 12 months of verifiable OTR experience in the past 3 years
Must not have more than two (2) moving violations within the last three (3) years
Must not have any suspensions for vehicle operations within the last three (3) years
No major moving violations in the past 5 years
No major preventable accidents within the past seven (7) years
Must have a stable work history
Must be able to pass a DOT physical and drug screen
A message from Founder and President, Dick Lavy:
“At Dick Lavy Trucking, we value our employees. We know our employees are one of our greatest assets. I have an open-door policy, and know each employee by name. I have made it my mission, to make Dick Lavy Trucking “THE” trucking company to work for.
Family is important to me - When you drive for Dick Lavy Trucking, I recognize how important your family is to you. We strive to offer you the miles you need with the home time you deserve.
I personally guarantee you will be home for Thanksgiving and Christmas to spend time with your family.
As President and founder, I would like to thank you for considering Dick Lavy Trucking.”