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Podcast: Hazmat Transportation Safety
Landstar Transportation Logistics Vice President of Safety and Compliance Mike Cobb spoke with Inbound Logistics about the steps a shipper can take to qualify a hazmat carrier and work cohesively with the carrier to keep a shipment in compliance.
Managing The Requirements of Cross-Border Shipments
Handing over a load of freight to a customs broker and/or meeting regulatory requirements of cross-border shipments can present unique challenges.
Podcast: Qualifications of a Specialized Carrier
Landstar’s Vice President and Chief Safety & Operations Officer Joe Beacom explains the qualifications a shipper should look for when choosing a heavy/specialized carrier in this podcast from Inbound Logistics.
Kevin Rutherford's Business Advice for Owner-Operators
Kevin Rutherford, radio host of Trucking Business & Beyond on SiriusXM / Road Dog Trucking, explains to independent owner-operators the importance of investing in new equipment.
Maximizing Fuel Efficiency
In a world where the price of fuel is consistently trending upward and the average over-the-road truck gets roughly 6.5 miles per gallon (mpg), some owner-operators are going to great lengths to improve their fuel economy.
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.
White Paper: Understanding Hazmat Transportation Management
To learn more about the intricacies of shipping hazardous materials, click here to read and download the Understanding Hazmat Transportation white paper.
How To Secure Capacity for Cross-Border Freight
Eric Meyer, Landstar Transportation Logistics executive vice president, operations, shared this advice about securing capacity for freight crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the July issue of Inbound Logistics.
8 Tips For Outsourcing Your Transportation Management
If your company has items to ship but is having a hard time coordinating loads, it may be time to outsource to a 3PL. Follow these tips to find the best transportation provider to fulfill your supply chain demands.