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How to Move a Heavy Haul Masterpiece

Heavy Haul

The agency, L-5 Transportation Inc., has provided transportation services for RWI’s parent company, Tri-Mer Corporation, for the last 30 years. When faced with the new challenge from their longtime customer, the agency was prepared.

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Landstar’s 2018 LTL And Expedite Expo

The challenges of customer support in the booming less-than-truckload (LTL) and expedite sectors of the transportation industry topped the agenda for attendees of Landstar’s 2018 LTL & Expedite Expo. The meeting, held in Chicago, Illinois,

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Mission Dream Chaser® – Giving a Spacecraft a Road Test

NASA Mission Dream Chaser

Seasoned in coordinating the transport of high-security freight, independent Landstar Agent Lori Brackus at CJXL Transport (LPB agency) in Conifer, Colorado, started planning for the spacecraft’s move months in advance.

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What Is In The Landstar Van? Irreplaceable Pieces of History

Landstar Dry Van

Some priceless wartime artifacts were secured inside this Landstar dry van – irreplaceable items used by the many men and women who, as they served our country, were captured and held for years in captivity.

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What Is In The Landstar Van? A Replica of A Glacier

Landstar BCO Lloyd Tubbs

While it is impossible for someone to physically move a real glacier, when it comes to moving a replica of these natural wonders, it just takes a little Landstar know-how.

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What’s In The Landstar Van? Industrial Kitchen Equipment

Landstar BCO Chris Grimshaw

When the time came to move to a new location, it took three dry vans to transport the industrial kitchen equipment that filled a large warehouse. The requirements included trailers equipped with vertical e-tracks and logistics straps for securement.

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Experience Counts

oversized load

Anyone involved in moving heavy or oversize loads knows that some take more effort than others. That was certainly the case with a 94,000-pound scissor-lift platform that stretches 110-feet long and spans 24 feet 6 inches – taking up 2 lanes.

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Confidential Cargo

Months before the move, NASA turned to Landstar Agent Jim Robinson who put his team at Specialized Transportation (STR) into motion to start coordinating the confidential move.

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How to Manage the Massive Moves

The massive tanks, built to hold a wide variety of liquids and crops, are a true testament to the saying “everything is bigger in Texas.”

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Intermodal: A Solution to The Capacity Crunch

Landstar Intermodal

It’s important for shippers to become familiar with alternate modes of transportation such as intermodal to avoid supply chain disruptions.

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