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How Your Freight Agency Can Succeed in an Uncertain Market
The new decade presented unique challenges to nearly every industry. Since transportation and logistics companies service many of those impacted industries, your business was likely affected, too. The following are tips to help your freight agency succeed despite an uncertain market.
Success from Landstar's BCO Mentor Program
Landstar business capacity owners (BCOs) have a reputation for their entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to safe driving and professionalism. When an owner-operator becomes a Landstar BCO, they are given the support, tools and resources needed to nourish their independent businesses and keep them on the road to success.
Business Plan: A Roadmap for Success
When Shelley and Trevor Hagerman opened their Ontario, Canada-based Landstar agency, TH Logistics Inc., the agents say, they didn’t have a business plan in place nor did they know how to get one started. But, they knew they could turn to Landstar for support.
How Well Do You Know Your Own Freight Agency?
Landstar works directly with our network of independent freight agency owners to help them establish business plans. While the plan is unique to every freight agency, these are the components we frequently assess throughout the process.
How the Landstar Network Was Built to Deliver
Landstar knows from experience that when we move a shipper’s freight, we’re not just transporting products. We’re taking their business, mission and values along with us.
Landstar Agent Rookie of the Year Announced
“It is Louis’ experience, professionalism and determination that earned him the Rookie of the Year recognition,” said Landstar President and CEO Jim Gattoni.
Finding Your Road to Success in 2020
The freedom and independence of Landstar’s business model are key to why so many small business owners succeed at “the big blue star.”
Owner-Operator's Olympic Connection
“If it weren’t for Landstar, we wouldn’t have the income to support Sabien’s dreams. Now, with him going to Utah, I’ll be able to find loads there and plan routes around Salt Lake City so that I can be a part of that experience and continue to run my business,” says Landstar owner-operator Scot Tinson.
How to Build Your Freight Agency
Opening a freight agency is an exciting undertaking. But any entrepreneur knows that growing a business is not a simple mission. What do you need to do to build your freight agency?