Google LLC Named Landstar Overall M.U.S.T. Customer of the Year

Google LLC Named Landstar Overall M.U.S.T. Customer of the Year

April 23, 2019 · By Landstar Landstar’s Mutual Understanding of Safety Together, or M.U.S.T., program entails an in depth tour of a buyer’s facility, adopted by dialogue and evaluation of security and securement practices. Landstar Transportation Logistics Vice President of Safety and Compliance Mike Cobb introduced Google as the total winner throughout a ceremony held April 6, 2019. Also acknowledged was impartial Landstar Agent Brian Putzke of Momentum Transportation, the Landstar company which offers the buyer with transportation logistics providers. In 2018, Putzke and Landstar representatives met with Google at…

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Logistyx Technologies Promotes and Hires New Executive “Dream Team”

Logistyx Technologies Promotes and Hires New Executive “Dream Team”

Logistyx Technologies, introduced the promotion and hiring of eight executives on the senior vp, vp and director ranges. Five of the eight are based mostly within the United States, together with Logistyx’s Chicagoland headquarters and its new Tulsa, Oklahoma workplace; the others are stationed throughout Logistyx’s community of worldwide workplaces in Canada, the Netherlands and the U.Okay. Logistyx President Ken Fleming: “As the volume of parcel shipments continues to swell alongside e-commerce sales and demand for our services grows exponentially, these talented leaders will help us meet and exceed global…

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Landstar Deliver to Win Truck Giveaway Winner Gets His Birthday Wish!

Landstar Deliver to Win Truck Giveaway Winner Gets His Birthday Wish!

Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Rosemberg Villarreal of Grand Prairie, Texas, received a 2019 Peterbilt 579 UltraLoft, the primary of two vehicles Landstar will give away to its owner-operators in 2019. Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Rosemberg Villarreal: “I received the call that I was a finalist for the giveaway on my birthday a few weeks ago. My birthday wish, to win this truck, came true. I cannot thank Landstar enough for this gift.” Villarreal was one among 5 finalists randomly chosen from greater than 217,000 contest entries. The Landstar…

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Cross-Border Freight Visibility – Supply Chain 24/7

Cross-Border Freight Visibility - Supply Chain 24/7

January 23, 2019 · By Landstar Supply chain visibility is at or close to the highest of each shipper’s “must have” record. While there could also be a quick time interval of restricted visibility as customs or different regulatory our bodies take possession of cross-border shipments, visibility over the tip-to-finish provide chain is each doable and attainable for corporations conducting enterprise in Mexico. For cross-border shipments, having visibility over all gear is essential. Access to knowledge has facilitated higher visibility and a certified cross-border provider ought to be capable to…

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Trucking Ambassadors of Safety – Supply Chain 24/7

Trucking Ambassadors of Safety - Supply Chain 24/7

January 9, 2019 · By Landstar The Landstar Safety Officers (LSOs), who embraces all elements of Landstar’s security-first tradition, is the shopper’s level of contact on the company for security-associated questions. Rick Owens, the unbiased Landstar agent named 2017 Safety Officer of the Year: “Meeting face-to-face with the customer during a M.U.S.T. visit and supporting the customer’s safety efforts is what we do best. Establishing a clear communication about safety needs is so valuable to each freight move.” Owens is the LSO at his company primarily based in Santa Fe,…

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Landstar Announces Final Truck Winner of 2018

Landstar Announces Final Truck Winner of 2018

October 4, 2018 · By Landstar Landstar BCO Susan Coffer of Claremore, Oklahoma is driving a brand-new Kenworth T680 after successful the semi-truck in a random drawing held Sept. 12 in Rockford, Illinois. The truck giveaway was the spotlight of Landstar’s BCO Appreciation Days, a two-day occasion held to thank the impartial owner-operators leased to Landstar for offering excellence in security and customer support. Coffer was one of 5 finalists randomly chosen from greater than 189,000 contest entries. Landstar enterprise capability house owners (BCOs), the time period for impartial truck…

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Million Mile Safe Driver Wins New Truck in Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway

Million Mile Safe Driver Wins New Truck in Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway

July 24, 2018 · By Landstar Landstar Million Mile Safe Driver David Zelsdorf was the fortunate winner of the 2019 Western Star 5700XE tractor spec’d with a Detroit™ DD15®, 14.8L engine and a Detroit DT12™ automated handbook transmission. The random drawing and giveaway was the spotlight of the seventh Annual Landstar BCO All-Star Celebration held July 1-3 in Savannah, Georgia. Each 12 months, Landstar offers away a truck, together with all registration charges and taxes, to one among its Million Mile and Roadstar® protected truck owner-operators. The winner, David Zelsdorf,…

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Logistyx Technologies Acquires Transparix – Supply Chain 24/7

Logistyx Technologies Acquires Transparix - Supply Chain 24/7

July 23, 2018 · By Logistyx Technologies Logistyx Technologies, a frontrunner in parcel Transportation Management ExecutionTM (TME) techniques, right this moment introduced the acquisition of Transparix, a TME software program-as-a-service (SaaS) firm headquartered within the Netherlands. The acquisition additional expands Logistyx’s technique to proceed the growth of its international SaaS and on-premise parcel transportation administration software program platform. Geoffrey Finlay, chief government officer of Logistyx Technologies: “Transparix brings high quality transportation management execution technology, a rich development team and a wealth of industry knowledge to Logistyx. Transparix’s technology and talent…

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Landstar System Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Landstar System Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

February 19, 2018 · By Landstar Landstar System, Inc., introduced it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). The purpose of the alliance is for firm members’ enterprise and expertise executives to collaborate, create and undertake business normal makes use of of blockchain purposes for the freight business. Rick Coro, vice chairman and chief data officer for Landstar System, Inc.: “As a technology leader in the transportation industry, we believe that blockchain technology has the potential to provide solutions for a number of challenges in our industry, including increased…

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DHL Orders 10 Tesla Electric Semi Trucks

DHL Orders 10 Tesla Electric Semi Trucks

Deutsche Post AG’s DHL and Fortigo Freight Services, a privately held Canadian firm with devoted fleet companies as its core enterprise and certainly one of Canada’s largest fleet administration firms, mentioned they’ve pre-ordered the Tesla electrical truck unveiled earlier this month to check on restricted routes. High-profile logistics and transportation clients like fleet operator J.B. Hunt and retailers Walmart, Loblaws, and Meijer have additionally preordered the Tesla Semi for testing functions. Jim Monkmeyer, President, Transportation at DHL Supply Chain, North America, confirmed that they positioned the order final week. The Wall Street Journal reviews…

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