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The “Ultimutt” Travel Companion
Hours on the road, time spent away from friends and family – it is no secret that being a professional truck driver can be a lonely profession. A pet, whether it be feline, canine or a feathered friend, can offer drivers companionship during isolated times, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lead to a healthier, happier life.
Past Careers Lead to Present Success as Owner-Operators
When asked about becoming an entrepreneur, business owners often say that being their own boss and running a business is exciting and freeing, and above all, challenging. Entrepreneurship takes both skill and determination. For independent Owner-Operators like those leased to Landstar, it is not always the most obvious expertise that makes them successful.
Awarding Exceptional Service
Each month, deserving independent business capacity owners (BCOs) and independent freight agents earn Star of Quality awards which recognize extra efforts and individual dedication to service.
Landstar Honored with American Trucking Association Awards
Low Department of Transportation (DOT) reportable accident rates earned Landstar Express America a fleet safety honor from the American Trucking Association (ATA) Safety Management Council and the Florida Trucking Association.
Record Breaking LCAPP Savings
Landstar independent BCOs saved millions of dollars with LCAPP in 2020!
Star of Quality
The Landstar Star of Quality Award is intended for members of the Landstar network who go above and beyond in representing the freight transportation industry.
Saving the Best for Last
Landstar BCO Steve Wheeler, who was at the end of the alphabet, watched with anticipation as the first three finalists selected their boxes when prompted during the virtual event.
Outstanding Customer Service and Professionalism
The outstanding efforts made by these professional men and women during November and December 2020, earned them a Landstar Star of Quality Award.
Welcome to Alaska
Landstar BCOs David Johnson and Lloyd Tubbs snapped photos of their trucks upon arrival at the Alaskan border. The BCOs had just finished a 10-day and 4,400 mile transport from the southeast corner of the “lower 48” to Fairbanks, Alaska.