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Unlocking Heavy/Specialized Success

Navigating heavy/specialized transportation can be complex, just like the loads themselves. Managing shipments outside one's usual routine, or comfort zone, can require additional information.

Understanding this field – more specifically, the key factors that contribute to heavy/specialized success – is crucial for smooth freight transportation. For shippers less familiar with securing transport of oversized or overweight freight, here are some elements to become acquainted with:

Landstar Hosts Grow Your Star Program for Agents

Agents participating in Landstar’s Grow Your Star program are reporting they’re more prepared and more motivated to find ways to improve their independent businesses. The program helps agencies reach new goals by providing information, support and mentors to agents through small group, three-day sessions.

“If you’re an agent feeling stuck at your current level of business – whatever level that is – there are always growth opportunities to be found within the Landstar...

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One Step at a Time

Walking is one of the easiest, quickest and least expensive ways to step up your fitness level. Adding steps to your daily routine — whether in small increments or all at once — can improve your health. According to the Cleveland Clinic, walking can improve heart and lung capacity, lower stress, raise your mood, help stabilize your blood sugar, reduce cancer risk, and improve sleep. The Medicine and Science...

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