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.
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Business Route 2020: Starting A Business In 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.
Business Route 2020: Pizza And A Business Boom
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.
Business Route 2020: Meeting Challenges Without Meeting
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.
Business Route 2020: Every Cost Counts
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.
Business At The Border
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.
Analytics and 8-Tracks
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!
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Learning about the trucking business and Landstar in particular has been very interesting. And the host keeps it entertaining and engaging. Wish it was a bit more regular, but I'm enjoying what we've received.