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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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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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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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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Landstar Case Study: Transportation Management Solutions

Transportation Management Solutions

“I can do that as a Landstar agent. We can make it so you don’t need to hire a transportation manager,” Johnson told the customer – an industrial manufacturer of mining, ship building and energy power equipment.

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Landstar Case Study: Combined Solutions

Landstar Transportation Solutions

Landstar independent agency Artisan Logistics is bringing a world of different services to a worldwide manufacturer of heavy machinery.

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#1 Largest Specialized Carrier in North America

Landstar is first on the 2016 American Cranes & Specialized Transport (ACT) magazine’s list of North America’s largest specialized transportation companies.

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Muriel’s Journey: Unique Solutions Move Historic Aircraft

Heavy Haul

The world’s last original 1935 Lockheed Electra L-10E twin engine airplane, called “Muriel,” made her way across the United States from El Cajon, California to Atchison, Kansas this summer thanks to custom solutions provided by Landstar.

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Landstar Earns Quest For Quality Awards From Logistics Management

Quest for Quality

Landstar transportation services companies received 2016 Quest for Quality Awards in the following Truckload categories: Dry Freight Carriers, Expedited Motor Carriers, and Industrial and Heavy-Haul Carriers.

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