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August Star of Quality Awards Announced

When members of the Landstar family go above and beyond the call of duty, their extra efforts are recognized with Landstar’s Star of Quality Award. Deserving business capacity owners (BCOs) and agents receive bronze, silver, gold or platinum lapel pins recognizing their dedication to the best in transportation services.

Our thanks to the following Landstar owner-operators and agents who are among the most elite in the freight transportation industry.

Star of Quality Award Winners of August 2017:


Roger D. Falloon*, David H. Miller, George Proctor Jr.*, Vada Proctor*, Slawomir J. Szuba*

*Going Beyond the Gold – recipients have received multiple Gold Star awards.


Gina Best, Ronald Best, Joseph k. Brooks, Sarah Cooper, Grant R. Davidson, Ross Steven Kaplowitch, Donna More, John Parrent, Roydell T. Texada


Daniel Jon Bershing, John R. Bledsoe, Robert Bruce Boyle, Joseph C. Brinkman, Fredrick Anthony Campbell, Nigel Brent Ciappara, Dwayne L. Clifton, Brian J. Clinger, Roger A. Crawford, Pal Erik Danjord, Charles R. Dobbins, Liston Edwards, Carl L. Feathers, Troy Lee Ferris Jr., Abdul Fattah M. Hamadeh, Charles S. Helton, William Paul Hudson, Taehyun Kim, Donovan R. King, Phillip Lee, Raymond Lee, Marquett V. Mason, Ankrah Mensah Sr., Perry Meyers, Dave Nixon, Johnny Evans Patrick Jr., Branko Perisic, Colin A. Pinnock Sr., Terrell M. Pitts, Terrence R. Redding Jr., Aurel Sadovici, Wayne Rex Shaw, Brian Edward Shuler, Terry Lynn Spruk, Barney Stice, Hany Tanious, William E. Watson, Donald Edwin Wesson Sr., Roger Floyd Womack.

If you would like to nominate a Landstar BCO or agent to receive a Star of Quality Award, send an email to StarQ@Landstar.com


National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Thank You BCOs!

We appreciate professional truck drivers all year, but during this year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, from September 10-16, we’d like to show our gratitude to Landstar owner-operators by providing a free lunch.

Landstar business capacity owners (BCOs) – our term for independent truck owner-operators – are invited to visit any of Landstar’s orientation centers Monday, September 11 through Friday, September 15. The free lunch will be served at noon in each of these orientation centers: Fort Worth, TX, Jefferson, GA, Indianapolis, IN, Lewistown, PA, Sparks, NV, Rockford, IL and Burlington, ON.

Due to Hurricane Irma, the St. Augustine, FL orientation center will be closed Monday, September 11 and possibly Tuesday, September 12. To find out Tuesday if the St. Augustine center will be open and serving lunch, please call 800-872-8557 prior to arrival.

Landstar BCOs play an important role in transporting goods safely and on time the whole year through – so we’re spending National Truck Driver Appreciation Week paying tribute to the men and women who haul freight safely day in and day out.

Throughout the week we are featuring Landstar’s finest on Facebook and Twitter.  Follow our pages and stay tuned for some fun posts to share, and prizes to win! Be sure to follow the hashtags #ThankYouBCOs and #NTDAW2017 to be part of the National Truck Driver Appreciation Week conversation.