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Landstar Names Fries Jacksonville Service Center Employee of the Month

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Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Ritchelle Fries June Employee of the Month at the company's Jacksonville, Florida, service center.

Fries was honored for the dedication and enthusiasm she brings to her job as a Recruiting and Qualifications coordinator for Landstar's Express America multimodal group.

"Ritchelle takes a lot of pride in her work,” said Chari Keller, Landstar Express America's supervisor of Recruiting and Qualifications. "Her enthusiasm helps us get through the day and her dedication inspires other employees.”

"We're pleased to have someone like Ritchelle to support us in our effort to provide exceptional service,” said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "Her commitment to Landstar makes her a valuable member of the team.”

Fries joined Landstar in February 2000. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her son and going to the beach.

Landstar System, Inc. delivers 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 and third-party transportation capacity providers. Landstar's carrier group, which is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc., Landstar Ranger, Inc. and Landstar Carrier Services, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group, which 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.