Landstar Services


Landstar is uniquely equipped to handle all your specialized transportation jobs. Our unparalleled commitment to safety makes Landstar the obvious choice when it comes to over-dimensional super-heavy freight. Bestway has access to a wide range of capacity - 8,200 power units, 25,000 approved third-party capacity providers, and 14,000 pieces of trailing equipment.

With Over 100 Years of Combined Experience, Our Staff Stands Ready to Serve You.

 


 

Over-the-Road Flat/Van

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    Landstar is a leader in over-the-road van services, providing safe, reliable transportation for your freight, wherever it’s headed. Whether your load requires our 53-foot Air-Ride trailers for a full truckload or cargo van transportation for time-definite delivery, Landstar deliver complete OTR services. When it comes to flatbed transportation, we understand that security is everything. Your freight must get where it's headed securely and on time. That's why our team of business capacity owners and third-party capacity providers take the time to secure your flatbed freight properly. In addition to standard tarping and binding, our flatbed shipping services include on-site safety and securement consultations to ensure we have the right equipment for the job.

    • Short Haul (under 600 miles) or Long Haul

    • Special commodity division provides blanket wrap or specialized crane trailers to self-unload your product safely at the dock or job site

    • Safe, on-time, claim-free capacity at a cost-effective price

Flat/Van LTL

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    Landstar provides less-than-truckload (LTL) van and flatbed services throughout the U.S, Canada, and Mexico. Our LTL experts can help determine the best route, at the best price, to meet your specific business needs.

    • Innovative Web-based solutions help manage your LTL operations

    • Ability to select your own LTL carriers, or use Landstar-qualified LTL carriers at pre-negotiated rates, or mix and match to build your own customized solution

    • Competitive rates and transit times for LTL shipping ensure cost-effective service

    • LandstarLTL.com features “Click and Ship” functionality including Track and Trace, along with Freight Bill Auditing, before the shipment moves to help you manage your ultimate LTL freight costs

Specialized/Heavy Haul

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    Landstar is uniquely equipped to handle all your specialized hauling needs. Our unparalleled commitment to safety makes us the obvious choice when it comes to heavy or oversized freight. Our vast collection of specialized equipment includes double drops, extendables, removable goosenecks, multi-axles, steerables, Schnabel trailers, and the ability to mix and match combinations.

    • More than 600 pieces of highly specialized freight equipment

    • Over 1,700 stepdeck and 1,400 flatbed trailers

    • Lowboys that can handle heavy haul loads of 40 to 80 tons

    • Internet technology that matches our heavy haul trucks and equipment with your heavy haul freight, ensuring you get safe, responsive customized service

Expedited

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    When time is critical, Landstar understands you want to know where your freight is along the way and when it will reach its destination. Satellite, cell phone and Internet technologies provide instant links between our capacity providers, Landstar, and you, allowing for timely, accurate information from dispatch to billing.

    Our Expedited Ground, Emergency and Time-Definite Services include:

    • Safe, reliable and precision delivery

    • Access to a wide range of vehicles – cargo vans, straight trucks and tractor trailers, including air-ride equipment

    • Dedicated capacity to meet your time-critical supply chain service requirements

    • Comprehensive dispatch, shipment control and management from Landstar

    • Exclusive use of expedited trucks to eliminate potential delivery exceptions

    • Customized service – picked up and delivered safely as quickly as possible

    • Emergency logistics and disaster transport services with access to complete over-the-road, expedited and multimodal services

Rail Intermodal

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    Landstar delivers rail intermodal shipping services tailored to meet your needs. We are experienced intermodal logistics professionals who will work with you to determine your specific intermodal transport requirements and then manage each shipment from dispatch to delivery.

    • Contracts with major North American railroad transport and stack train operators

    • Competitive pricing for reliable door-to-door service throughout the United States

    • Service extends into Canada and Mexico

    • Internet technology allows for real-time status reports on every intermodal freight shipment

    • Reports to assist you in managing your key transportation objectives

 

Warehousing

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    Warehousing customized to meet your demands - that’s Landstar’s solution. You’ll benefit from a strategy that provides flexibility, operational efficiency, robust inventory management and superior customer service. From public warehousing to dedicated/contract warehousing, simple cross dock and consolidation to highly customized distribution requirements, Landstar is poised to provide you with solutions for all of your supply chain needs.

    • A national network of top-ranked  regional warehousing providers  providing you superior service customized to fit your business needs

    • Shared facilities provide the flexibility to expand, contract or relocate product to different facilities as your business needs evolve

    • Dedicated facility operations for highly customized, high volume programs

    • Warehouse locations in all major markets and ports, including secondary markets

    • Value-added services that increase the effectiveness of your supply chain

Air

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    At Landstar, we understand the shortest distance between any two points is a straight line. That means sometimes you have to take to the skies. Landstar can expedite your shipments using a wide range of cargo aircraft and carriers at major airports across the country. Our customized solutions bring you the best expedited cargo services available.

    • TSA approved capacity and commercial air carriers

    • Key commercial carrier flights ensure the most direct route

    • Intercept shipments already in transit to expedite safely and on time

    • Expertise and experience, combined with the use of Internet technology provides flexible scheduling

       

Ocean

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    Landstar offers global air and ocean freight services at all major U.S. and international ports. Our international correspondents are carefully qualified ocean freight forwarders and licensed non-vessel operating common carriers so you can trust us to make sure your global ocean freight gets where it’s going intact and on time. We also offer customs broker services, as well.

    Together, we’ll work with you to determine the right solutions to meet your international ocean freight needs. In addition, we will oversee customs clearance, all risk marine insurance placement, information technology services, local dray and customs classifications, then file the export declarations and arrange pick-up and delivery at in-land points.

    Our ocean freight shipping services include:

    • Import and export

    • Full container load

    • Licensed NVOCC

    • Refrigerated containerized

    • Ocean freight forwarding

    • Over-dimensional break bulk

    • Less-than-container load

 

Border Crossing

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    With offices located on the borders of Mexico and Canada, bi-lingual staff, and secure drop yards, Landstar will fulfill your border crossing needs. Our operating companies are Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) certified and all Canadian BCOs (owner operators) are FAST certified. We can even consolidate your invoice to save you time and money.

    • Landstar Canada corporate office in Oakville, Ontario

    • Mexican operations are based out of the hub city of Laredo, Texas and have been in operation for more than 20 years

       

Customs Brokerage

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    You can rely on Landstar for smooth customs clearance worldwide. We work with import/export customs brokerage experts who are thoroughly versed in local rules and regulations, export and import compliance and the challenges of international trade.

    • Complete document preparation and coordination

    • International correspondents located worldwide

    • Manage shipment entry and clearance with customs

    • Licensed Customs Brokers worldwide provide expertise on local routes and regulations

Project Cargo

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    With a vast network of capacity providers and our experience in coordinating multi-modal transportation solutions, Landstar has the expertise and knowledge to help you move break bulk, heavy lift, and oversized cargo forward safely and efficiently. But our business is about more than simply moving and handling project cargo. You can rely on Landstar's entrepreneurial spirit and focused commitment to deliver exceptional customer service.

    • On-site planning meetings to ensure seamless shipment and the safest, most efficient method of transporation

    • Coordinate import/export shipments to meet project construction, fabrication, and infrastructure schedules

    • Synchronize break bulk, heavy lift, and oversized shipments by land, sea, and/or air