The Road to Success® Magazine

Is a New Truck Worth the Investment?

Is a new truck worth the investment

“Instead of spending more money to repair or modify my old truck, I realized if I bought a brand-new truck with better fuel economy, I would actually save money,” says Van Dyke.

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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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How Landstar’s Pricing Tools Serves Agents and Customers

Pricing Tools

After collaborating with numerous agencies, Landstar found a need for a tool that would not only help agencies develop fast, accurate quotes for their customers, but would find available capacity quickly too.

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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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The Road to Success® Magazine 2018 Issue 2

The latest issue of the Road to Success® magazine is now available!

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SkyCam Scores With Landstar

Landstar services

Tackling the logistical challenges associated with variable destinations and quick turn-around times called for some creative plays in transporting the SkyCam gear during the 2017-2018 football season.

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Huey B: Moving Vietnam War History

Landstar BCO with Huey B

Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Wayne Bennett hauled the 1962 Huey B model helicopter from Warsaw, New York, to the Northeast Alabama Regional Airport.

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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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