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History Comes Home
Twenty-two historic cannons have returned safely to their home at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument on the banks of the St. Johns River in St. Augustine, Florida, thanks to Landstar business capacity owners (BCOs), our term for owner-operators leased to Landstar.
A Special Trailer for Special Freight
The 3,500-pound stainless steel structure named Emergence first had to hitch a ride across North America. At 18-feet in diameter, with 50 engineered thermoformed acrylic rods that glow with colored light, the piece could not travel on just any trailer or with just any carrier.
Stepping Up to Support a Business’s Response
As the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) soared in response to the coronavirus pandemic, an unlikely source stepped up – a footwear manufacturer.
An End-To-End Solution for Less-Than-Truckload Shipments
Staxi needed a transportation provider that specialized in simplifying the complexity of LTL shipping and creating customized solutions to meet customer challenges.
Operation Nighthawk Landing
“We had one month to arrange the transport of the Nighthawk from the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® division to two locations,” explains Mike Thompson, agency owner of D&M Transportation Inc.
Over-the-Road to Under the Sea
“Something I transported will soon be exploring underwater volcanoes on the ocean floor near Fiji – and that’s freight you don’t forget.”
Powering a Superload
TLG Transport Inc. uses computer-aided design (CAD) software to predict the best transportation route for superloads.
How Landstar's LTL Services Stack Up
Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight doesn’t require a full truckload, but it does require a full understanding of just how complex it can be to combine several smaller shipments to fill one truck.
Safety masks, hospital beds, food and even ethanol to be turned into hand sanitizer are just a few of the essential items that independent Landstar agents and business capacity owners (BCOs) continue to deliver during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.