Land Span Inc.

By: Bubbajunk.com

Watkins Motor Lines and Land Span were founded in 1932 though Land Span was incorporated separately in 1981.  The other transportation affiliates of the company include Highway Transport, Sunco Carriers and Watkins Fleet Services. Land Span, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Watkins Associated Industries which is a privately owned holding company whose diversified interests include transportation, real estate, construction, citrus, insurance, and food processing. Land Span is a premium service provider of irregular-route full-truckload transportation.  The company deals primarily in medium to long lengths of haul serving the JIT needs of its customers.

Land Span's driver recruiting and training facility is located at the corporate offices in Lakeland, FL.  Sales offices are located in FL, CA, and OH. The Company focuses on markets and industry segments where highly reliable on-time service is the primary decision criteria for carrier selection.  These industry groups include textile and clothing manufacturers, electronics firms, personal care products, chemical companies, pharmaceuticals, and retail chains.  They serve the just in time needs of many customers with team and single driver operations.

Land Span is a premium service provider of irregular route full truckload transportation. The company deals primarily in medium to long lengths of haul serving the JIT needs of its customers. Land Span holds the highest safety rating issued by the Department of Transportation. Satellite tracking and communications systems provide customers with instant information. Their business plan has established a target of 99% aggregated on-time service for both pick up and delivery. Land Span, Inc. maintains an elite fleet of late model Century Class Freightliner tractors with an average age of 1 year.