Whether you have had years of experience as a flatbed owner-operator or just now starting out as a long-haul flatbed driver, Landstar offers the best perks for owner-operators. With Landstar, you are your own boss, make your own hours, choose your own loads, and decide when you want to go home.
Call a Landstar Recruiter today to get your career started!
Why Drive for Secrest Direct?
100% Nonforced Dispatch
Landstar is a 100% nonforced dispatch trucking company. With the opportunity to choose your own loads, you are your own boss. You can choose to be home every night or every weekend. Never miss out on an important family gathering again!
Landstar owner-operators always receive the best rates. When Landstar’s rates increase, so do your rates. You are in control of choosing your own loads, so why not control your highest potential earnings?
Landstar offers access for all owner-operators to the Landstar Load Board. Gain access to over a thousand available loads. Pick and choose your own load based on your unique specifications, including destination, origin, the rate per mile, trailer type, etc.
No Experience? No Problem!
Are you interested in becoming a flatbed owner-operator with Landstar, but have no experience? No worries! Landstar offers owner-operators a two-day securement training course free of charge. With a free training course, Landstar also pays for the driver’s food and lodging while in training.
Once you have completed your training course and have successfully hauled freight, you can advance to larger shipments, including 10-foot-wide over-dimensional loads and multi-axle and specialized freight.
Landstar Flatbed Perks
As a flatbed driver Landstar offers multiple perks for their
owner-operators. These perks include:
Landstar Contractors’ Advantage Purchasing Program
The Landstar Contractors’ Advantage Purchasing Program (LCAPP) gives owner-operators savings and discounts beginning the day you lease with Landstar. The LCAPP offers discounts on the following:
- Accessories including Cabguards, Toolboxes,
and Load Securement accessories
- Computer hardware and software
- Equipment financing
- Extended engine warranty
- Fuel discounts at over 1,000 locations
- Intelligent Transportation Systems
- Long-distance and in-cab telecommunications
- New and used trucks and trailers
- Parts and services
- Tires discounts
The main reason I chose Landstar is the freedom, flexibility and stability. With over 10k owner operators, that speaks volumes,. They are an all around great company, I have no regrets.