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Five Reasons Why Owner-Operators Choose Landstar

There are many reasons why independent owner-operators choose to lease to Landstar and many more reasons why they choose to stay. When independent owner-operators lease to Landstar, they choose the freedom to run when and where they want to travel. By tapping into our load board and exclusive mobile apps, and capitalizing on the relationships they build with agents, owner-operators have the tools they need to succeed.

Here are...

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10 Tips for Moving Cross-Border Freight

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the value of truck freight between the U.S. and Mexico totaled $460 billion in 2021, a 20% year-over-year increase. For shippers with freight headed across the border by truck, here are 10 recommendations that can help the process run smoothly.

1. Hire a carrier that can handle everything.

Hiring one carrier that has the knowledge and experience in handling each step...

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Technology and Relationships – Two Links Your Supply Chain Needs

When choosing a transportation company, technology matters – but so do the people behind the tech

When managing freight transportation, the use of technology -- a transportation management system or shipment visibility mobile app -- is a great way to save time and increase efficiencies for everyone involved in a shipment. However, shippers should use caution in placing too much reliance on technology alone in managing a dynamic supply chain,...

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