All agents and capacity providers operating their businesses within the Landstar network are independent business owners. These entrepreneurs have the freedom to run their businesses their way, with the support of a reputable leader in the industry. This support provides them with limitless possibilities for business growth and the incentive to provide shippers with exceptional customer service. Our business model is effective because each party has a vested interest in delivering your freight safely, securely and on time.

Agents: Independent freight agents work directly with shippers to evaluate their transportation needs and develop the best solutions by using Landstar’s network of 66,000+ capacity providers. Although they operate under the Landstar umbrella, our sales agents are independent small-business owners who need to provide customers with superior service to be successful themselves.

Owner-Operators: When independent owner-operators lease to Landstar, they choose the freedom to run when and where they want to travel. By tapping into our load board and exclusive mobile apps, and capitalizing on the relationships they build with agents, owner-operators have the tools they need to succeed.

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    “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.

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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.