Landstar Names Recknagel Employee of the Month

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September 7, 2001 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ:LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, has named John Recknagel, an Information Services Technical specialist at the Rockford service center, Employee of the Month for September 2001.

Recknagel was nominated by his peers in Information Services for going above and beyond the task at hand to help fellow employees and Landstar agents understand the actions being taken to solve their particular technical difficulties.

"John's commitment to making Information Services a truly customer service oriented department has far exceeded our expectations," said Landstar President and CFO Henry Gerkens. "We are fortunate to have people like John, who take the initiative to help us make better use of our equipment and technology, as we continue to invest in the future."

Since Recknagel joined Landstar more than a year ago, he has welcomed added responsibility and has done whatever is required to see a project to completion.

Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar 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. The Landstar 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 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock MarketĀ® under the symbol LSTR.