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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.
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.
Over-The-Road Tech Making Life Easier
Here’s a look at just a few tech advances designed to make life over-the-road a better experience for the professional truck owner-operator.
Under Pressure: The Benefits of TPMS
Tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) are not a new trucking technology, however, recent advancements to existing TPMS technologies are making it easier for owner-operators to track tire pressures.
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.
Is a New Truck Worth the Investment?
“Instead of spending more money to repair or modify my old truck, I realized if I bought a brand-new truck with better fuel economy, I would actually save money,” says Van Dyke.
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.
The New Face of Trucking
Just 6 percent of drivers in the trucking industry are women and the industry goal is to double that percentage, according to the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association.