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What do Landstar agents do?
Landstar provides agents with back office support, experience, access to capacity and a well-known brand. Agents coordinate the transportation plan, secure capacity through the connections of the Landstar network of 102,000+ capacity providers, and communicate with customers every step of the way.
Is it better to be a freight broker or agent?
A freight broker has a more consistent look and feel across its offices versus freight agents under a broker. So, while there will be some similarity in the services offered by a freight agent there are cultural differences because the freight agent is an independent contractor and has their own culture.
What is the difference between a freight broker and an agent?
The difference between a freight broker and freight agent is that a freight agent is an individual who works with and for a freight broker as an independent contractor. They are considered to be a sales agent for a freight broker business and a point of contact for the freight broker business.
How do you become a Landstar carrier?
1. What are the minimum requirements to become a Landstar BCO?
  • 23+ years old.
  • Class A CDL (Class A CDL or Class B CDL for Expedited).
  • Hazmat endorsement.
  • One year verifiable OTR experience (6 months verifiable OTR experience for Expedited or Hotshot).
  • Verifiable driving history.