Landstar Promotes Fauss to Vice President of DOT Regulatory Compliance

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January 17, 2000 Jacksonville, FL-Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation services company, announced today the promotion of Herman Fauss to Vice President of DOT Regulatory Compliance. In his new position, Fauss will be responsible for all aspects of the company's compliance with all federal regulations and guidelines.

Fauss began his career in transportation regulatory compliance in 1957 as a safety inspector and special agent for the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, an agency sunsetted by Congress several years ago. He joined Landstar in 1987 as a safety director in the company's over-the-road transportation services operation. He serves on the board of directors for the Northeast Florida Safety Council and is active in the safety efforts of the Florida Trucking Association. He holds a bachelor's degree in Transportation from the University of Georgia.

"Herman's extensive background and hands-on experience with state and federal regulatory procedures make him the obvious choice for this position," said Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe. "There are a lot of government regulatory changes in the works as we approach the new millennium. We want to do everything possible to ensure complete compliance throughout the Landstar system."

Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Landstar’s carrier group, comprised of 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 Market® under the symbol LSTR.