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The Road to Success® podcast highlights the entrepreneurial spirit and industry knowledge of the Landstar network. The interviews and stories are geared to inspire and empower entrepreneurs to succeed in the highly competitive, technology-driven transportation logistics industry. The Road to Success® podcast is produced by Landstar System, Inc. It is recorded and published for Landstar contractors, agents, employees, and the general public. The views and opinions expressed by independent contractors or customers do not necessarily represent the views of Landstar and its affiliated companies. All right reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission of Landstar System, Inc.

The Road to Success® podcast highlights the entrepreneurial spirit and industry knowledge of the Landstar network. The interviews and stories are geared to inspire and empower entrepreneurs to succeed in the highly competitive, technology-driven transportation logistics industry. The Road to Success® podcast is produced by Landstar System, Inc. It is recorded and published for Landstar contractors, agents, employees, and the general public. The views and opinions expressed by independent contractors or customers do not necessarily represent the views of Landstar and its affiliated companies. All right reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission of Landstar System, Inc.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Road to Success® podcast highlights the entrepreneurial spirit and industry knowledge of the Landstar network. The interviews and stories are geared to inspire and empower entrepreneurs to succeed in the highly competitive, technology-driven transportation logistics industry. The Road to Success® podcast is produced by Landstar System, Inc. It is recorded and published for Landstar contractors, agents, employees, and the general public. The views and opinions expressed by independent contractors or customers do not necessarily represent the views of Landstar and its affiliated companies. All right reserved. No part of this podcast may be reproduced without written permission of Landstar System, Inc.

Language:

English

Contact:

800-577-5227


Episodes

Being Your Own Boss, A Conversation with Angie, Karen and Michele

5/12/2021
On this episode of The Road to Success® podcast, three independent owner-operators share their unique perspective on running their own businesses. Join us for a roundtable discussion – Being Your Own Boss, A Conversation with Angie, Karen and Michele. Listen as the independent owner-operators share their experiences behind the wheel of a rig and how they continue to find fulfilling opportunities along the way. Stay tuned until the end of the show for industry news and announcements – Plus,...

Duration:00:32:25

Freight, Freedom and Family

4/6/2021
Freight, freedom, and family. On this episode of The Road to Success® podcast, we talk with an independent freight agency owner who generated $2.6 million in Landstar revenue in less than two years! Louis Rios Jr. shares how the Landstar network has helped his agency flourish, earning him the title of a Landstar Rookie of the Year. According to Rios, support and a solid business foundation have helped turn his agency into a successful family legacy. Stay tuned until the end of the show to...

Duration:00:30:12

Business Route 2020: Starting A Business In 2020

11/25/2020
Recalculating. When your plan to open a freight agency gets detoured by a global pandemic, you map out a new way forward. In this episode, we hear from an agency owner who started her business in early 2020. As she tells us in Part 4 of our podcast miniseries Business Route 2020, there’s no such thing as perfect timing. But there are definitely opportunities to be had by starting a business in turbulent times – if you know where to look. The Road to Success® Business Route 2020 features...

Duration:00:18:30

Business Route 2020: Pizza And A Business Boom

11/23/2020
Any way you slice it, supreme customer service is a reason to come back for more. In this episode, Pizza and a Business Boom, you’ll hear how one entrepreneur found a unique way to give his customers a taste of transportation service excellence and keep his independent business top of mind. Landstar Owner-Operator Gene Antinori explains in Part 3 of the Road to Success® podcast miniseries Business Route 2020. For small business owners in the freight transportation industry, 2020 has been a...

Duration:00:20:21

Business Route 2020: Meeting Challenges Without Meeting

11/18/2020
Changing a sales meeting from lunch out with clients to online video has been challenging for many. But agile entrepreneurs know how to create a plan and pivot when that plan is upended by something unexpected – like a global pandemic. In this episode, two freight agency owners talk about finding new ways of Meeting Challenges without Meeting – and other lessons learned along Business Route 2020 – our Road to Success podcast miniseries.

Duration:00:16:02

Business Route 2020: Every Cost Counts

11/16/2020
You can make some big changes by examining even the smallest details of your spending, so get a magnifying glass, grab a pencil and take notes while listening to episode one of Landstar’s Road to Success® podcast miniseries Business Route 2020 – Every Cost Counts. 2020 brought challenges for business owners in the freight transportation industry. But those who are willing to make even small budget adjustments in uncertain environments can make enough difference to keep their business moving.

Duration:00:20:27

Business At The Border

4/24/2020
On this episode of The Road to Success® podcast, Landstar’s Luis Gomez shares how entrepreneurs in the transportation industry are boosting their businesses with freight opportunities at the border. As Gomez explains, Landstar’s U.S.-Mexico Logistics Service Center located in Laredo, Texas, serves as a place where members of the Landstar network collaborate with customers to create customized transportation solutions at the border. And be sure to stay tuned in until the end of the show to...

Duration:00:26:46

Analytics and 8-Tracks

2/14/2020
Independent Landstar Agent Bobby Schlieske was an 8-track enthusiast on his way to becoming a ski instructor. On this episode he reveals how he ended up an entrepreneur in the transportation industry, as well as some insight into the tools he uses to grow his business. We recently asked listeners “What made you want to become an entrepreneur?” – stay tuned until the end to hear their responses! The Road to Success® podcast is produced by Landstar System, Inc. It is recorded and published...

Duration:00:23:14

Those Pennies Add Up

12/13/2019
In this episode host Aaron Peterson interviews owner-operator Terry Redding about seeing the country, maximizing miles, and saving on fuel costs to make his business more efficient. The Road to Success® podcast is produced by Landstar System, Inc. It is recorded and published for Landstar contractors, agents, employees, and the general public. The views and opinions expressed by independent contractors or customers do not necessarily represent the views of Landstar and its affiliated...

Duration:00:22:38