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How to Become a Heavy Haul Transportation Provider: Part 2
Independent Landstar Agent David Rilee has an extensive background in heavy haul sales. He left his previous company of 18 years to join the Landstar family in 2017.
How to Become a Heavy Haul Transportation Provider: Part 1
Dan Lawry (LFS) is new to heavy-haul transportation, but not to the Landstar network. An existing customer was disappointed with its heavy-haul carrier and asked Lawry if he could handle the heavy-haul freight.
Anyone involved in moving heavy or oversize loads knows that some take more effort than others. That was certainly the case with a 94,000-pound scissor-lift platform that stretches 110-feet long and spans 24 feet 6 inches – taking up 2 lanes.
Months before the move, NASA turned to Landstar Agent Jim Robinson who put his team at Specialized Transportation (STR) into motion to start coordinating the confidential move.
How to Manage the Massive Moves
The massive tanks, built to hold a wide variety of liquids and crops, are a true testament to the saying “everything is bigger in Texas.”
Moving Truck-Racing History
Drivers may talk about seeing the Bandag Bandit on display in Walcott, Iowa, but few can boast about hauling the famous racing truck that set a land speed record of 151 mph in 1988.
Tracking the Batmobile
The replica of the Rambler Batmobile from the Christopher Nolan Batman film trilogy was secured behind Landstar BCO John Turner’s Kenworth T-700.
Haul Helps Re-discover History
Approximately 150 years old – that’s the age of the cannons and Civil War-era artifacts Landstar BCOs hauled from Savannah, Georgia to Texas A&M University, northwest of Houston.
Big Meals on Wheels
“What’s under that tarp?” That’s the question Landstar BCO Victor Clark heard asked over and over again while hauling a certain heavy load 420 miles across the country.