Heavy Haul

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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A Really Tall Heavy Haul

Landstar heavy haul

The creator turned to independent Landstar agency WW Transport Inc. and Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Ronald Shaw, who has 21 years of experience hauling heavy and overdimensional freight with his double-drop trailer.

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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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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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How to Become a Heavy-Haul Transportation Provider: Part 2

Independent Landstar Agent David Rilee has an extensive background in heavy-haul sales. He left his previous company of 18 years to join the Landstar family in 2017. “I wanted to align with a well-respected company.” explains Rilee.

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How to Become a Heavy-Haul Transportation Provider: Part 1

Landstar Heavy Haul

Dan Lawry (LFS) is new to heavy-haul transportation, but not to the Landstar network. An existing customer was disappointed with its heavy-haul carrier and asked Lawry if he could handle the heavy-haul freight.

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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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Moving Truck-Racing History

Bandag Bandit

Drivers may talk about seeing the Bandag Bandit on display in Walcott, Iowa, but few can boast about hauling the famous racing truck that set a land speed record of 151 mph in 1988.

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Tracking the Batmobile

Batmobile

The replica of the Rambler Batmobile from the Christopher Nolan Batman film trilogy was secured behind Landstar BCO John Turner’s Kenworth T-700.

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Big Meals on Wheels

Heavy Haul - Oscar Mayer

“What’s under that tarp?” That’s the question Landstar BCO Victor Clark heard asked over and over again while hauling a certain heavy load 420 miles across the country.

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