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Landstar Ranked Largest Specialized Transportation Company in North America
Landstar Transportation Logistics is on the top
of American Cranes & Specialized Transport’s (ACT) 2017 rankings of North America’s largest specialized transportation companies. The list appeared in the December 2017 issue of the trade publication.
This is the seventh consecutive year Landstar Transportation Logistics held its No. 1 ranking.
“The variety of capacity in the Landstar network, coupled with some of the industry’s best heavy/ specialized owner-operators, allows Landstar to serve as a premier provider year after year,” says Rusty Cody, Landstar Transportation Logistics vice president of heavy/specialized hauling and intermodal services.
Hauling a Huey B
Landstar and independent agency Crosson Agency, LLC (GAD) donated the time and all associated
fees to move an icon of the Vietnam War for the Gadsden-Etowah Patriots Association.
Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Wayne Bennett hauled the 1962 Huey B model helicopter from Warsaw, New York, to the Northeast Alabama Regional Airport.
Arriving safely at the airport on a rainy July day, Bennett was greeted by the Patriots Association, leaders from the Gadsden, Alabama community, members of the media and the team at the Crosson Agency.
“With Landstar’s support, this move happened at no cost to the Gadsden-Etowah Patriots. The historic helicopter and its safe delivery was important to
the community,” said Hunter Morgan, operations
Each year ACT ranks the North American transportation sector by  eet size, total maximum transport capacity and transport systems in a company’s  eet size.
Landstar was also listed on the International Cranes and Specialized Transport (ICST) 2017 Transport
50. Landstar ranks  fth among the world’s largest specialized transport companies. The Transport 50 rankings are calculated using the total carrying capacity in metric tons of all specialized transport equipment in a company’s  eet.
Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Wayne Bennett delivers the 1962 Huey B model helicopter
manager at the independent agency.
The U.S. military used the Huey helicopter during
the Vietnam War for troop transport, air and ground assault and medical transport. The association plans to display the historical gem at the Etowah County Veterans Memorial Park in Noccalula Falls.
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