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Cross-Border Collaborations Drive Business
Because of the versatility of the Landstar network, Nestor and Horne say their agency relationship on cross border freight remained strong, enduring the challenges presented by the pandemic in 2020.
Business Strategies from Landstar Roadstar® Honorees
As one of the highest honors for Landstar business capacity owners (BCOs), the Roadstar® award is reserved for the independent owner-operators considered to be exceptional at customer service and, productive and profitable in all aspects of operating his or her business. We asked members of the Roadstar Class of 2019 to share their strategies for dealing with shifts in business and the economy.
Signs of the Times: Navigating Business in 2020
Entrepreneurs around the world have been faced with a challenging business environment during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the challenges, many Landstar independent agencies and owner-operators saw 2020 as an opportunity to adjust their businesses for continued success.
Lumber, Logistics and Landstar
Having previously used Landstar services to move freight and a full book of business that connected back to his days in lumber sales, Rios decided to start his own freight agency.
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.