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Carving Out a Business Niche
Independent Landstar Agents have the freedom to run their businesses their way, with the support of a reputable leader in the industry. For Landstar agent Thomas Osco and Landstar BCOs Jeff Thompson and Mike Keinz, focus is helping their businesses thrive.
Hauling in Hurricane Season
Just as you would prepare your home for hurricane season if you lived along the Atlantic or Gulf Coasts, truck operators can take extra steps during hurricane season to prepare and stay safe while on the road.
Grow Your Fleet Your Way
Having the freedom to run your businesses your way means owning a fleet in the Landstar network can look different and achieve a variety of goals. Here’s a look at a few of the ways Landstar business capacity owners have structured their fleets.
Landstar Named to Fortune 500 List for First Time
Landstar System, Inc. is named for the first time to the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations by revenue.
Tips from a Serial Entrepreneur
Larry Long, nicknamed “The Serial Entrepreneur,” is a Landstar independent BCO and owner of Blue Ribbon Logistics who applied lessons learned from owning successful businesses outside of the trucking industry to growing his business as a fleet owner in the Landstar network.
Star of Quality Awards - March and April 2022
When independent Landstar business capacity owners (BCOs) and agents go above and beyond, their efforts are recognized with Landstar’s Star of Quality award.
Cooking up a Memorable Delivery
Landstar BCO Joshua McCord says he got plenty of interesting looks from other drivers as he moved a 14,360-pound Lodge® cast-iron skillet on his platform trailer between Alabama and Lodge headquarters in South Pittsburg, Tennessee.
Dedicated to Service
When Landstar independent owner-operator James Walden of Williamsburg, Kentucky, heard about the widespread tragedy and saw the need of families in his own state of Kentucky, he took action.
History Comes Home
Twenty-two historic cannons have returned safely to their home at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument on the banks of the St. Johns River in St. Augustine, Florida, thanks to Landstar business capacity owners (BCOs), our term for Owner-Operators leased to Landstar.