Landstar trucking jobs

Landstar truck driving jobs

Landstar is a transportation services company specializing in third-party logistics. The company was founded in the year 1988. The company headquarters are in Jacksonville, Florida.

Unlike traditional trucking companies, Landstar has a unique business model of operating via agents. Landstar includes nearly 9,000 owner operators in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Landstar Agents find freight loads direct from shippers. In January 2014, Landstar sold its National Logistics Management (NLM) subsidiary to XPO Logistics for $87m.

Landstar truck driving jobs

Listed are the responsibilities of truck drivers working in Landstar

  • Landstar truckResponsible for the accurate and timely distribution of loads.
  • Ability to lift at least 60 pounds of load
  • Ability to unload trailer and inspect tractor-trailer for defects
  • Read and understand shipment related written instructions
  • Maintain driver log according to DOT regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willing and able to work nights, weekends and holidays and have scheduling flexibility
  • Document all important details and fuel costs throughout the journey and present them to supervisor at close of day
  • Follow company policies and safety regulations

Truck Driver Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Possess a CDL Class A License
  • Must be able to work on weekends including nights and holidays
  • Excellent customer service, and safety record

Truck Driver Benefits

The truck drivers in Landstar are benefited with some attractive employee perks such as

  • 401K Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental, Life and Accident Insurance
  • Performance Bonus
  • 100 % fuel surcharges
  • Flexible working hours
  • Vacation and Holiday Pay

Truck Driver Salary

The truck drivers working in Landstar receive an average salary of $30k – $50k per month.

Apply for a truck driver job in Landstar:

If you are interested in joining Landstar as a truck driver, then visit Landstar official website ( http://www.landstar.com/) and find out their agents for applying through the official web portal

Company Standing:

Employee reviews suggest that Landstar is a good place to work. 56% of employees are willing to recommend the company to their friends and 79% approve of the CEO, Henry H. Gerkens.

Pros of working in the company are

  • Landstar-Truck-Driver-JobsGreat work environment and colleagues
  • Good employee benefits

And the cons include

  • Less opportunity for career advancement
  • Poor management

Truck Driver Sample resume:

Let us take a look at the sample resume of truck driver

Justus
[email protected]

Objective: Seeking the position of truck driver in a leading firm where I can implement my thorough knowledge and comprehensive experience in driving various types of trucks, including the transporting and delivering of goods.

Skills:

  • Excellent map reading skills
  • Good communication, writing, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work for long periods, under pressure
  • Good knowledge of the processes and techniques of improving the efficiency and performance of various types of trucks
  • Ensuring the safe storage and proper packaging of all supplies prior to transportation
  • Experience in performing loading, unloading, hooking, maintenance, and other related tasks
  • Willingness to operate overtime and on weekends/holidays
  • Reporting all malfunctions to supervisors
  • Following company‚Äôs safety policies and regulations

Education:

High School Diploma,
California Seminary School, CA

Activities:

  • A member of the ‘Committee for Awareness of Safe Driving Practices’
  • Raised safety awareness in various events

Work Experience:

XYZ Company, 2011 – Present
Truck Driver

  • Looked after the maintenance of all trucks by making regular maintenance schedules for each of them
  • Driving semi-trailer trucks to transport goods, materials, spare parts, and other commodities
  • Loading and unloading cargo and goods using forklift trucks or sometimes manually
  • Providing service in the areas of fuel, water, oil, air, and vehicle repair requirements
  • Designing the best possible itineraries for ensuring timely delivery of the commodities
  • Obtaining authorizations from the receivers and shippers and assessing the invoices

ABC Corp, 2007 – 2011
Transport Driver/Maintainer

  • Driving different transportation vehicles such as cars, trolleybuses, light and heavy trucks, vans, etc., to the specified destinations
  • Abiding by the dress code, conduct policies, and other principles/regulations of the company
  • Ensuring that the vehicle registration and parking permit procedures are completed on time
  • Examining the fuel, air, water, and oil and completing other maintenance checks for each vehicle
  • Updating the records of transported products and handling the client accounts

Awards:

  • Appreciation Award for helping the accident victims to find appropriate medical aid

Licensure:
CDL Class A, T&X Endorsements