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Freight data and wishful thinking


West Basin Container Terminal accounted for 17% of the Port of Los Angeles cargo in fiscal year 2018-19. (Image: Port of Los Angeles)

Woe to the analyst of freight markets who departs the kingdom of volume, capacity, and rates for the fairyland of hopes and dreams.

A blog post this week by DAT calls for an imminent rebound in trucking spot rates. Meanwhile, the average trucking carrier stock is down...

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Supporting Landstar’s Safety Culture

As Landstar’s “ambassadors of safety,” Landstar Safety Officers (LSOs) are the representatives from each independent agency at the forefront of Landstar’s customer safety initiatives. The LSO, who embraces all aspects of Landstar’s safety-first culture, is the customer’s point of contact at the independent Landstar agency for safety-related questions.

Supporting customers with Landstar’s safety efforts is what LSOs do best. Congratulations to the following Landstar Safety Officers recently recognized as LSOs of the...

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The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has recognized winners in its 44th Annual Fleet Safety Awards competition


The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has recognized 18 companies as division winners in its 44th Annual Fleet Safety Awards competition. Sponsored by Great West Casualty Company, the awards identify trucking companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to safety. The top three winning companies in each of six mileage-based divisions had the lowest accident frequency ratios per million miles, annually.

Landstar is proud to be recognized by the...

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