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Landstar Promotes Sutphin to Director of Applications Development

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February 23, 2000 Jacksonville, FL - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation services company, announced today the promotion of Sid Sutphin to Director of Applications Development in the company's Information Services Department. In his new position, Sutphin will direct Landstar's application development staff, the group responsible for all internal application development.

"The talents and experience of employees like Sid are invaluable as we continue to develop and offer technologically advanced systems to our network of independent sales agents and business capacity owners," said Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe. "It's people like Sid who help make Landstar a leader in technology, advancing the transportation industry and helping our business partners work smarter, not harder."

Sutphin joined Landstar in 1994 as a Senior Programmer Analyst. He was promoted to Product Development Manager in 1996 and in 1998 he helped guide the conversion of a company subsidiary to the main system.

Sutphin served more than 11 years in the United States military, including his last assignment as Communication's Operations Officer and Captain in the Georgia Airforce National Guard. He earned his Bachelors of Information Systems from the University of North Florida, and is currently working toward a Masters of Business Administration.

Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Landstar's carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group, comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., delivers excellence in expedited, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9002 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock MarketĀ® under the symbol LSTR.