Best Practices

Kevin Rutherford’s Business Advice for Owner-Operators

Kevin Rutherford

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.

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Maximizing Fuel Efficiency

Improve Fuel Economy

In a world where the price of fuel is consistently trending upward and the average over-the-road truck gets roughly 6.5 miles per gallon (mpg), some owner-operators are going to great lengths to improve their fuel economy.

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How to Choose a Specialized Carrier

Joe Beacom - Landstar

Landstar’s Vice President and Chief Safety & Operations Officer Joe Beacom answered a few questions about choosing a heavy/specialized carrier in the September issue of Inbound Logistics.

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Understanding Hazmat Transportation Management

To learn more about the intricacies of shipping hazardous materials, click here to read and download the Understanding Hazmat Transportation white paper.

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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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