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Landstar To Participate In Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. 2004 Global Transportation Conference

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February 4, 2004 Jacksonville, FL (NASDAQ:LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, announced today its participation in Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.'s 2004 Global Transportation Conference Wednesday, February 11th at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Naples, Florida. Landstar Chairman and CEO Jeff Crowe and Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens will present an overview of the company, including its variable cost non-asset-based business model, 2003 financial results and 2004 economic outlook.

Landstar's presentation begins at 9:15 a.m. on February 11th. It will be broadcast live via the Internet at www.landstar.com, click on Investors and then the webcast icon, and will be available through Saturday, February 28th. For more information about the presentation or webcast, please contact Landstar's Corporate Communications department at 904-390-1641 or email dmellion@landstar.com.

Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity delivering safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers throughout North America. The company identifies and fulfills shippers' needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents, business capacity owners, and other transportation capacity providers. The term, business capacity owner, refers to Landstar's independent contractors who operate a small business and provide the equipment necessary to haul freight.

Landstar's carrier group is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc. and delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group is comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., providing expedited, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock MarketĀ® under the symbol LSTR.