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Landstar Names Douglass Employee of the Month

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December 13, 2000 Jacksonville, Florida (LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, has named Ernie Douglass, Support Representative in Landstar's Compliance Department, Employee of the Month for December 2000.

Douglass plays an important role in the company's commitment to safety by helping Landstar BCOs understand and follow all Department of Transportation regulations. He began his career with Landstar in the Fuel and Miles Department and transferred into the Compliance Department only 7 months ago. In that short period of time, Douglass has already earned a reputation as a team player who truly cares about Landstar BCOs. "Ernie's attitude is always positive," says Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe. "BCOs call in just to tell us of his willingness to help them and about his follow-up calls to make sure they got everything they needed. We're fortunate to have an employee like Ernie."

Douglass is a Jacksonville native and graduated from Fletcher High School. He has a serious interest in music, playing the bass and making professional appearances with his band to perform jazz, rock 'n roll, ska and reggae music.

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