You can grow your business on your own terms. You choose the loads that meet your business needs. You go home when you want and head back out when you’re ready, plus with Landstar’s percentage pay, as rates go up, so do your settlements.

Freedom: Be Your Own Boss

With Landstar you are your own boss, you choose what you want to haul, when to haul and when to return home. We won't get in your way.

Security: You’ll Always Be in Demand

There are thousands of loads available every day. There's always something waiting for you.

Support: We’ll Help You All the Way

Landstar is committed to your success. We'll help you get to where you're going - because that helps us get to where we're going.

At Landstar, as a new owner-operator, you will work closely with an advisor whose sole purpose is to get you up to speed on all things Landstar. Click here to learn more about Landstar’s BCO advisors.

Hear From Landstar Owner-Operators

“Landstar has opportunities for anything owner-operators want to do. The choice to haul what I want has been priceless over the years.”

– Landstar Three Million Mile Safe Driver Michael Schmieks Jr., leased on in 1987

“I just wish I made the move to Landstar sooner. We move every customer’s freight while providing the very best in transportation services because Landstar is the best.”

– Bill Martin, leased on in 2012

“The freedom to choose our own freight coupled with the great opportunities available at Landstar gave our business a fresh start.”

– Nick and Jenny Marcu, leased on in 2019

Call us today for more details about leasing to Landstar at 855-578-7226.

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How does it work?

Business capacity owners (BCOs), our term for independent owner-operators leased to Landstar, have access to our load board 24/7. Landstar is 100% non-forced dispatch so you choose what and when to haul. We support you every step of the way with business and safety classes as well as an exclusive cost-savings program – the Landstar Contractors’ Advantage Purchasing Program (LCAPP). Through the LCAPP® program, you’ll receive discounts on tires, fuel, equipment, business services and more.

Support from the Landstar Network

Independent owner-operators explain why they choose to operate their businesses through the Landstar network.

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Freedom to Be Your Own Boss

The freedom to haul what and when they want and to run their businesses their way is why owner-operators choose Landstar.

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Why Landstar

Independent agents and independent owner-operators have found success with Landstar.

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Landstar Maximizer®

Owner-operators find the best combination of back-to-back available loads for themselves, creating options for multi-leg, full-week runs right from their smartphones.

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Truck Driver Appreciation

We are proud to honor our independent Landstar BCOs and carriers. Thank you for keeping America moving and providing service excellence while putting safety first.

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The Landstar Model is Built on Trusted Relationships

Landstar connects customers with experienced independent business owners who are best suited to provide innovative freight transportation solutions.

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Latest News

Get the latest news about Landstar. Read our blog posts, articles and press releases here.

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  • Landstar BCO Willie Flores achieved his dreams with his wife, Landstar agent Magdalena Flores. And when they found a 1995 Peterbilt 378 overseas in England, they knew it was meant to be theirs.

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  • For many of Landstar’s independent owner-operators, trucking is more than a career; it’s a lifestyle. For some, competing in truck beauty shows or truck driving competitions becomes a part of that lifestyle as an outlet for their industry-related passion.

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  • Landstar Transportation Logistics and BCO Bruce Bryant were recognized for safety accomplishments at the SC&RA 2024 Annual Conference.

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Agent Network

Landstar’s independent agents enjoy the administrative, sales and technological support of a financially secure industry leader, along with the freedom that comes with owning your own business.

Owner-Operator Network

If defining success on your own terms is important to you, then make the drive over to Landstar. Go home when you want, load out when you’re ready. Lease to Landstar today.

Carrier Network

Get access to thousands of posted premium loads every day, quick trip payments and big fleet fuel discounts through Landstar. If you’re looking for more, look to Landstar.

Employment Opportunities

Our employees play a critical role in the success of everyone in the Landstar system. That’s why we offer competitive salaries and outstanding employee benefits. Landstar is an equal opportunity employer, F/M/V/D.