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Join The Best, Be The Best

Working for SPD means being a part of a legacy more than 40 years in the making. A legacy of relentless commitment to excellence in flatbedding. We take immense pride in our reputation, earned through prioritizing our drivers' safety and well-being.  We invite you to read all we can offer you as a professional flatbed driver. If we seem like a good fit, great!, fill out an app or give us a call. If not, no hard feelings and we'll catch you on the flip side.

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Pay

Our pay structure is simple - your starting pay is up to $0.64 per mile (based on experience), you are guaranteed a steady pay for the first three weeks, and there are many ways to earn additional income

ADDITIONAL PAY:

  • Tarp 

  • Additional Stops 

  • Detention 

  • Oversize 

  • Layover 

  • Breakdown 

  • Hazmat

  • Border Crossing

BONUSES:

  • Performance bonus of an additional $0.04 per mile

  • Clean inspection bonuses

  • Referral bonuses

OTHER PAY:

  • Pay increases based on mileage markers

  • Transition pay

SPD tractor pulling a conestoga in early morning light

Equipment

In the rugged world of flatbed trucking, having top-of-the-line equipment isn't just a luxury—it's an absolute necessity. At SPD, we prioritize providing our drivers with the best tools for the job. From advanced trailers to securement mechanisms, superior equipment isn't just about convenience — it's about safety, reliability, and ensuring our drivers can tackle any obstacle with confidence.

  • Heated air-ride seats

  • Heated mirrors

  • Premium sound system

  • CB radios

  • APU

  • Three door headache rack

  • Shore power

  • Two truck washes per month

  • Refrigerator

  • Built-in inverter

  • Double bunks

  • Bunk controls

  • 32" smart TV

  • Bunk heater

Benefits

Our comprehensive benefits package supports and rewards our drivers every mile of the way.

  • Medical coverage

  • Dental coverage

  • Vision coverage

  • Paid Vacation

  • 401k

  • HSA/FSA

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Disability coverage

  • Life insurance coverage

Don't forget these additional perks that make driving with us a rewarding journey from start to finish!

  • Paid travel to orientation and hotel accommodations

  • Paid during orientation

  • Fuel cards

  • Rider policy

  • Pet policy

  • Driver's private communications group

SPD driver assiting one another in freight securement

Testimonials

Our drivers, in their own words...

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"SPD has provided not just another job, but a career to retire from."

Marilyn  D

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you offer health benefits?
    We have a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, disability and even identity theft protection.
  • Do you have a training program?
    Due to the various types of freight we haul, we need experienced flatbed drivers. For that reason we do not offer a training program.
  • What can I expect to earn when just starting at SPD?
    Your starting pay is dependant on your experience in flatbedding. Please call recruiting at 360-474-5899 to get the most accurate rates.
  • Do you offer a lease purchase?
    No.
  • I'm in the SAP program. Can you hire me?
    Your clearinghouse must come back as "Driver NOT Prohibited". This means ALL of your randoms have been completed.
  • What are the minimum requirements to get hired?
    1 year OTR experience and 6 months of verifiable flatbed experience.
  • Do you hire Owner Operators?
    Yes but on a case by case basis. If you'd like to learn more details, give us a call at 360-474-5899.
  • Do you have a rider policy?
    We do!
  • How long are your drivers out for?
    Out three weeks, home 4.5 days.
  • How does your orientation work?
    Our orientation takes place at our home terminal in Arlington, WA. We cover your flight, hotel, breakfasts and lunches. You just need to get yourself to the airport to catch the flight here!
  • Do you have a pet policy?
    Yes! A deposit is required.
  • How much hauling capacity can SPD provide?
    With Smokey Point Distributing being a part of the Daseke family, we are able to utilize the entire fleet. This gives us 4,600 trucks to pick from, and if we are still not able to find a pair up for your freight we have hand-picked, trusted, carrier partners that we can utilize.
  • Are you able to do OD loads?
    Yes, we have qualified drivers and equipment for OD freight, all the way up to super loads.
  • Is there a way that we can track the truck carrying my load?
    Absolutely! We can provide a link that gives you live, real time, tracking of where the truck is, so that you can know where your freight is at all times.
  • What kind of trailers does your company have?
    We specialize in flatbed, step deck, conestoga, and double drop freight. Most of our trailers are 53’ long, with the step decks having 11’ of upper deck and 42’ of lower.
  • What parts of the country do you cover?
    We cover all lower 48 states, Alaska, and into Canada and Mexico.
  • How much weight are your trucks able to handle?
    We have new aluminum trailers, which allows us to carry up to 49k lbs.
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