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How to Choose a Specialized Carrier
Landstar’s Vice President and Chief Safety & Operations Officer Joe Beacom answered a few questions about choosing a Heavy/Specialized carrier in the September issue of Inbound Logistics.
A Really Tall Heavy Haul
The creator turned to independent Landstar agency WW Transport Inc. and Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Ronald Shaw, who has 21 years of experience hauling heavy and overdimensional freight with his double-drop trailer.
How to Move a Heavy Haul Masterpiece
The agency, L-5 Transportation Inc., has provided transportation services for RWI’s parent company, Tri-Mer Corporation, for the last 30 years. When faced with the new challenge from their longtime customer, the agency was prepared.
Mission Dream Chaser® - Giving a Spacecraft a Road Test
Seasoned in coordinating the transport of high-security freight, independent Landstar Agent Lori Brackus at CJXL Transport (LPB agency) in Conifer, Colorado, started planning for the spacecraft’s move months in advance.
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.”