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The 2021-2022 Landstar Scholarship Fund

Applications for the Landstar Scholarship Fund for the 2021-2022 academic school year are now available. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2021.

The Landstar Scholarship Fund was established to recognize and reward outstanding undergraduate academic achievement and civic involvement of children of Landstar employees, independent business capacity owners (BCOs) leased to Landstar and independent sales agents. Continue reading

Landstar facility in Carnesville, Georgia

Landstar Opens New Facility in Carnesville, Georgia

Landstar has announced the opening of its new 8,000 square foot facility in Carnesville, Georgia.

Newly built on 20 acres of property at Exit 160 off Interstate 85, this new Company-location was designed and built with Landstar’s nearly 10,000 independent owner-operators in mind. The new facility includes classrooms, a conference room and several convenient amenities for owner-operators leased to Landstar, such as a business center with free Wi-Fi, laundry, showers and breakrooms.

“The location has easy truck access for our owner-operators with multiple driver-focused businesses at the same exit in Carnesville,” said Rocco Davanzo, Landstar Transportation Logistics executive vice president of capacity development. “Landstar maintains facilities focused on its leased owner-operators across the United States and in Canada. These locations are designated places for independent owner-operators to connect with Landstar, network with others, and participate in continuous professional education to keep their businesses running smoothly.”

Landstar owner-operators who visit the new center also have access to the facility’s secured parking lot with more than 120 tractor-trailer combinations and 70 additional passenger vehicle spaces.

Landstar BCO to Win a 2020 Freightliner® Cascadia®

Landstar Announces 2020 Deliver to Win Truck Giveaway Sponsored by Comdata

Landstar System, Inc. has announced the date of the 2020 Landstar Deliver to Win Truck Giveaway. The annual giveaway, for which all of the nearly 10,000 Landstar owner-operators are automatically entered, will take place virtually via Zoom video conferencing on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Continue reading

Help From the BCO Benevolence Fund

“Hello and good morning!

My name is Lance Buttermore and I am a BCO here. From my family of eight we just want to say thank you. We received a blessing with some financial problems we were having just after having twins right before Christmas.

My wife is a disabled vet and stay at home mother to our four children along with two foster children.  We all just want to say thank you for everything you guys do to help us. I’ve never seen a company that has a heart like this.

Thank you for everything, Lance Buttermore”

On January 15, 2019, Landstar Transportation Logistics Vice President of BCO Retention Gregg Nelson received a thank you letter from independent owner-operator Lance Buttermore. The Landstar business capacity owner (BCO) who received financial assistance from the BCO Benevolence Fund says despite some hardships, 2018 gave him many, many reasons to be thankful. Continue reading