Landstar System Inc.
Landstar System Inc., a prominent trucking carrier, is a leading transportation and logistics powerhouse in North America. With a legacy dating back to 1968, this well-established company offers extensive services, encompassing truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, brokerage, and logistics solutions.
Landstar shines as a beacon of excellence in the industry with an unwavering commitment to delivering top-tier customer service and a proven track record of sustainability initiatives.
Why Choose Landstar System Inc.?
Landstar is a powerful name in the transportation industry. Landstar boasts a robust presence across North America, providing comprehensive coverage and reach. Their comprehensive service portfolio spans truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, brokerage, and logistics offerings. Landstar’s enduring legacy of excellence is evident through industry accolades celebrating its safety, reliability, and exceptional customer service.
Extensive Nationwide Reach
From the United States, covering regions such as Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, and Wyoming, to Canada, including provinces like Alberta, British Columbia, and Quebec, Landstar System Inc.’s operational footprint spans far and wide. In addition, Landstar System Inc.’s global influence extends to international partnerships in Mexico, Europe, and Asia, fostering an unparalleled level of international connectivity.
Dedicated to Customer Satisfaction
Landstar System Inc. understands the paramount importance of your freight, and its unwavering commitment to impeccable customer service reflects this understanding. A team of seasoned experts is on hand to assist with all stages of shipping, from initial quoting to real-time tracking and seamless delivery. Landstar System Inc. is dedicated to ensuring a seamless and hassle-free shipping experience for each and every customer.
Excellence and Sustainability as Cornerstones
With an extensive history of delivering reliable and efficient shipping services, Landstar stands tall as one of North America’s most respected transportation companies. Their steadfast commitment to fulfilling promises and providing unparalleled shipping experiences solidifies their reputation. Landstar System Inc. takes pride in being a leading player in the transportation industry.
Landstar is the way to go if you’re looking for a reliable and cost-effective way to transport your goods. They offer a range of options for short and long hauls, whether you need a 53-foot trailer or a cargo van. Plus, they serve all significant gateways and provide through-trailer service to Mexico and cross-border solutions into and out of Canada.
With Landstar, you can rest assured that your goods will be transported safely and on time. They have a fleet of over 15,500 trailers, with an average age of approximately 5 years, and their special commodity division provides blanket wrap and other services to ensure your product is safely unloaded at the dock or job site.
Stepdeck, Heavy & Specialized
If you require transportation solutions for large or heavy items, Landstar is the go-to company for specialized services. They are highly regarded for their expertise in handling over-dimensional and heavy-haul transportation. Regardless of whether you need to transport a single machine or manage a complex project, Landstar has everything you need.
They have a wide range of specialized equipment, including flatbeds, step-decks, double drops, extendables, multi-axles, steerables, lowboys with 40-80 ton capacity, RGN units, Schnabels, beam, perimeter, and blade trailers. Moreover, Landstar is deeply committed to ensuring safety in all its operations. With their unmatched dedication to safety, you can be sure your oversized and heavy-weight freight is in good hands with Landstar.
If you don’t require a full truck, Landstar can assist you in finding the perfect less-than-truckload (LTL) solution. They can optimize your LTL transportation requirements by coordinating the ideal freight route capacity, providing the most value. Landstar’s independent agents have exclusive access to top LTL capacity providers, ensuring on-time and cost-effective van and flatbed services throughout the US and Canada. Like FreightCenter, they are your all-in-one source for all your capacity requirements.
Expedited & Emergency
If you’re pressed for time, Landstar Express America® has covered you. With their dynamic business model, you can get immediate access to the capacity you need whenever you need it. Whether you require a dedicated cargo or sprinter van, straight truck, or tractor-trailer to expedite your shipment, Landstar agents will keep you updated with timely and accurate information. As a top player in the industry, you can trust Landstar to provide safe, dependable, and expedited transportation services around the clock every day of the year.
If you’re planning on crossing a border in North America, Landstar can provide you with the necessary door-to-door service you need. Their experienced multi-lingual agents can help you navigate all the major border crossings between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. They offer a wide range of cross-border services, including truckload, less-than-truckload, flatbed, heavy haul/specialized, rail intermodal, refrigerated van, air, and ocean.
For U.S.-Canada crossings, they have an exclusive network of independent Canadian agents and owner-operators who are CSA and FAST-certified. They can service all points into, out of, and within Canada.
For U.S.-Mexico crossings, they have over 20 years of experience arranging service into and out of Mexico, moving more than 190,000 loads annually through 11 gateways.
Independent Landstar agents can help you get your shipments where they need to go by using a variety of TSA-approved modes of transportation, such as commercial cargo aircraft, carriers, and air charters at major airports. You can trust Landstar to handle any unexpected issues that may arise during transit and make sure your delivery arrives safely and on schedule.
If you need rail intermodal shipping services, Landstar has got you covered. Their team of expert agents specializes in intermodal transport and will work closely with you to identify your specific requirements. With contracts with all the major North American railroads and stack train operators, you can trust Landstar to provide reliable door-to-door service throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. And to keep you informed every step of the way, you’ll receive dynamic status reports for every shipment.
Taking risks when handling hazardous material shipments is never a good idea. While some carriers have stopped transporting hazmat due to insurance and regulatory concerns, Landstar has taken a different approach. They have gone above and beyond to ensure every step is performed safely.
All Landstar owner-operators must have hazmat certification, and the company has strict compliance measures that surpass state and federal requirements. Safety is always their top priority, especially when it comes to hazmat shipments. Landstar’s expertise in handling different classes of hazmat and their experienced team members who stay up-to-date with regulatory changes and can answer any hazmat-related questions a shipper might have are just a few reasons to trust them with your hazmat shipments.
They also review and understand the shipper’s product, shipping papers, applicable placarding, and first-responder requirements and ensure compatibility between shipper, commodity, and capacity through their capacity management capabilities. Additionally, they have appropriate insurance levels and coverages for hazmat transportation.
Landstar System is the clear choice for those seeking reliable, safe transportation of temperature-sensitive shipments. With experienced agents who understand the complex requirements of healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and biotech industries, they ensure that your products maintain their stability and integrity throughout their journey. From fresh produce and flowers to medical supplies and frozen foods, they consistently deliver high-value, temperature-controlled shipments with the utmost care and attention. Trust them to handle your most valuable and delicate cargo.
The Power of Partnership with FreightCenters
Landstar System Inc.’s expansive terminal and carrier network across North America. This collaboration empowers FreightCenters, a technology-driven freight marketplace, to offer competitive rates and expedited transit times to shippers.
A Mutually Beneficial Collaboration
This partnership is poised to boost both Landstar System Inc. and FreightCenters, granting Landstar System Inc. access to cutting-edge technology from FreightCenters, thereby enhancing efficiency and customer service. The union promises improved shipping efficiency and affordability, benefiting businesses throughout North America.
Advantages for Shippers
Shippers stand to gain significantly from this partnership, with benefits including expanded access to terminals and carriers, competitive rates, and enhanced customer support. This alliance exemplifies the evolving synergy between technology firms and traditional transportation providers, a trend likely to persist in the face of ongoing technological disruption within the transportation industry.