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Landstar Earns Top 100 3PL Provider and Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards from Inbound Logistics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, is proud to announce that Landstar has been recognized by Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 3PL. This is the 12th time Landstar has been recognized on this prestigious list acknowledging 3PL excellence. Landstar was also recognized by Inbound Logistics with a 2013 Readers' Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Award.

"World-class logistics performance is crucial for companies of all sizes – from Fortune 500 to small and medium-sized businesses. Given the scope and scale of that challenge, IL editors recognize that Landstar provides the kinds of solutions that companies large and small rely on to solve the tactical logistics issues of serving customers better, faster, and more efficiently," said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics. "Landstar is responsive, and continues to anticipate evolving needs by also offering the strategic solutions required to drive business process improvement and change for customers. For those reasons, Inbound Logistics editors are proud to recognize Landstar as one of our 2014 Top 100 3PLs."

Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data against their readers' global supply chain and logistics challenges. Inbound Logistics editors selected this year's class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies. The service providers selected in the 2014 list are companies that, according to the magazine's editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers' unique supply chain and logistics needs.

"We are honored to once again be recognized by Inbound Logistics with a 2014 Readers' Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Award. In today's market, customers need access to truck capacity and other modes of transportation logistics solutions that are both flexible and scalable," said Henry Gerkens, Landstar Chairman and CEO. "Landstar's extensive capacity allows us to provide our customers with pro-active, strategic solutions that are cost-effective and help drive operational efficiency." 

About Landstar:

Landstar System, Inc. is a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services to a broad range of customers utilizing a network of agents, third-party capacity owners and employees. All Landstar transportation services companies are certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality management system standards and RC14001:2013 environmental, health, safety and security management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Its common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.

About Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.

SOURCE Landstar System, Inc.

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