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Yard Management Services and Solutions

Frequently Asked Questions

Trailer Spotter, Yard Jockey, Trailer Shunting, Yard Spotting
What is yard management?


Sometimes referred to as shunting, spotting, hostling, jockeying, etc., yard management is the process whereby distribution/manufacturing facilities efficiently manage the storage and movement of its rolling inventory.

Yard Management is NOT: Spotting trailers or a drop trailer program; instead, it is an extension of the facility's inventory and overall transportation strategy.
 

Why outsource?


-Efficiency (i.e lower detention for live loads, less wait time for dock personnel/overtime for loading and unloading)

-Shipper and Carrier Flexibility - Less traffic on yard (i.e safety)

- Cost (both direct and indirect)

                        - Liability - DOT/DOL Compliance

           - Not "core" business

    Solutions

    » From Price to Function, we can solve it all

    Learn about the process whereby distribution/manufacturing facilities efficiently manage the storage and movement of their rolling inventory.

    Locations

    » Country-Wide, Let us find your perfect fit.

    Lazer Spot has developed operations in 29 states with over 450 spotting units and over 1700 employees.

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