A Landstar Agent Can Help You With Shipping Freight
Improving your experience shipping freight starts with the right freight agent. By hiring an expert Landstar agent you will get a small business owner dedicated to your success as well as the resources and financial stability of an industry leader. Not only will you get great freight rates but you can save yourself plenty of time and frustration and rest easy knowing that you have chosen the right company for almost any freight project.
Benefits to you when working with a Landstar Canada agent
Get the Best Pricing
In the trucking industry, freight rates fluctuate frequently. Having access to the Landstar fleet of 10,000 owner operators and our 3pl network of 50,000 approved contracted carriers you can be sure that we will have the type of equipment you need when and where you will need it. We can also provide service anywhere in North America.
They understand when is the best time to go with a rate and what the markets look like. It is a shipping freight rate agent’s main job to find and secure the best rates in a timely manner. You stand to benefit from it when you go with Landstar as your freight agent.
Agents understand freight rates
With different types of equipment and lanes traveled and even different rates week to week understanding your freight rates can almost be a full-time job. The right freight agent stands in your place and handles all the headaches with fluctuating rates and finding a truck. They also often have access to technology that performs a variety of functions that provide a great deal of information from knowing where trucks are located to historical rates. Landstar also has a rigorous qualifications process for trucks to haul your freight to ensure that no issue is missed that can end up costing your business big money. Our agency also personally selects every truck that hauls freight for your company based on a number of factors personalized to your business.
Our agents understand when is the best time to go with a rate and what the markets look like. It is a shipping freight rate agent’s main job to find and secure the best rates in a timely manner. You stand to benefit from it when you go with Landstar as your freight agent.
Freight tends to be a costly venture. Being sure that your freight will reach its destination is one of the biggest concerns you have. By working with a Landstar agent you can rest assured your freight will reach its destination intact and on-time. Landstar has 99 percent claim-free cargo delivery for one of the best claims rates in the industry. Landstar has also been a leader in the safety first culture for 25 years through a variety of initiatives like it’s monthly safety Thursday conference call. We can also purchase additional cargo insurance for loads that are minutes.
High-Tech Trucking Solutions
For those of you who feel technology plays a big role in freight services, Landstar has you covered. We have several pieces of software aimed at improving our customers’ shipping experience as well as simplifying a drivers and customers experience These include Landstar Connect, Load Alerts, and Maximizer. The Landstar load board also assists agents with finding available trucks that are closest to your freight to minimize deadhead miles and help reduce the cost to ensure a green shipping solution that is economical.
Landstar will continue to develop software and tech tools to help drivers and customers better handle freight needs
Our drivers and operators also have some of the lowest rates of workplace accidents of any trucking company. We put truck driver safety at the forefront of all of our services. When our drivers are safe, so is your freight.
Gain Extra Hours in a Day
Whether you need a flatbed, heavy haul, dry van, LTL or expedited we have the ground truckload services for you. Landstar also provides intermodal solutions with more than 200,000 containers on deck and ready to fill. To get started with a Landstar agent near you, contact Chris Montgomery at Loadstar Transportation at 877-851-1539