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April 15, 2004 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation capacity provider, has named Carmen Bell April Employee of the Month at the company’s Jacksonville Service Center.

Bell, a support representative in Human Resources, often exceeds expectations when helping co-workers and helps keep productivity in her department at a high level.

"Carmen is always willing to take on extra responsibilities,” said Vice President of Human Resources Joan Norvé. "Her strong work ethic and integrity are what Landstar is all about.”

"Carmen is energetic and committed to the success of the entire Landstar family,” said President and COO Henry Gerkens. "It’s a pleasure to have her on our team.”

A Jacksonville native, Bell is also is a member of the Jacksonville Harmony Chorus.

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., provides 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 Market® under the symbol LSTR.