Archive for January, 2015


Landstar BCO Days 2015

I had a chance just this weekend to attend my very first Landstar BCO Days event. BCO stands for Business Capacity Owner. We all own our own small business here and it is a great model that they have built. It is not for everyone, but a lot of us do just fine here. Built […]

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BCO Days Info Plus Trailer Update-Jim The Trucker Video Series

Chain and binder update. Trailer manufacturer update we hope. Meeting info with the nice folks in corporate, a great meeting and a lot of stuff got discussed and a solution should be forthcoming on the trailer issues we have been seeing. Please visit our main page if you need help with finding the path to […]

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Cat Fork Boom Load-Jim The Trucker Video Series

I do show the updated chain method here. There will be more discussion on it in my next video which is informational only about my recent BCO days event attendance. There has been a change to using 4 chains and 4 binders now, they no longer count the 2 binders as separate on a single […]

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5 Moffett Lifts Load-Jim The Trucker Video Series

These lifts were very time consuming to load since we had to wait for a roll away wrecker service to show up and get these to my trailer height. This was due to the fact the shippers had no dock height to match my step deck. With the lifts being as high as they are, […]

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Railroad Spike Car And Pallets Load-Jim The Trucker Video Series

I had had about enough really bad weather for awhile. My freight had been loading during some really nasty weather and it was not fun at all. I was a bit tired after the nerve racking driving conditions and the fact that I had to load and secure in some of the worst storms in […]

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