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Shipping Time-Sensitive Freight Across the Border
Good end-to-end visibility and coordination is critical when shipping time-sensitive goods across the U.S.-Mexico border.
5 Ways to Reduce Fuel Consumption
While the price of fuel may be out of your control, there are ways owner-operators can easily reduce fuel consumption.
Transporting Specialized Freight Across the Border
Heavy or specialized loads present their own unique set of challenges for shippers handling cross-border trade. Pre-trip planning on this type of freight is critical.
Cross-Border Freight Visibility
Access to data has facilitated better visibility and a qualified cross-border carrier should be able to provide shippers with shipment tracking even after their freight crosses into Mexico.
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.