Best Practices

How To Secure Capacity for Cross-Border Freight

Landstar - Eric Meyer

Eric Meyer, Landstar Transportation Logistics executive vice president, operations, shared this advice about securing capacity for freight crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in the July issue of Inbound Logistics. 

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Collaborating for Safety: Landstar’s M.U.S.T. Program

Landstar M.U.S.T. Program

Landstar’s Mutual Understanding of Safety Together,  or M.U.S.T. program, brings Landstar agents and safety team members together with customers in a joint effort to get freight delivered safely, on-time and damage-free.

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Landstar Star Performance Awards

Congratulations to all the award winners at the 2018 Landstar Agent Convention held in April at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. 

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Landstar Honors Three Employees

Landstar System, Inc., a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation services, awarded two long-time employees with the Jeffrey C. Crowe-Robert E. Zonneville

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8 Tips For Outsourcing Your Transportation Management

8 Tips For Outsourcing Transportation Management

If your company has items to ship but is having a hard time coordinating loads, it may be time to outsource to a 3PL. Follow these tips to find the best transportation provider to fulfill your supply chain demands.

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4 Tips for Choosing a Hazmat Carrier

hazmat transportation

While shippers must determine for themselves best practices for selecting carriers to transport hazmat shipments, these four steps can aid the process of hiring a carrier to transport a hazmat shipment.

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5 Ways to Get your Business Ready for ELDs

Trailer Inspection

The new rules have prompted many questions from professionals within the transportation industry, including from businesses wanting to know how the ELD rules will impact their shipments.

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Hazmat 101: Exceeding Safety and Compliance Standards

hazmat placard

Any company working with hazardous materials of any type must understand the nature of hazardous materials and the steps that should be taken to ship those goods in the safest possible manner.

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Q&A: Mexico Cross-Border Operations

Mexico Cross Border Operations

Executive Vice President of Operations Eric Meyer answered some of the most common questions customers have about transportation management at the U.S./Mexico border in the September issue of Inbound Logistics.

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