April 20, 2000 Jacksonville, FL - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Signature Technology Services, Inc. (STSI™), introduced today a new e-mail service exclusively for Landstar agents and Business Capacity Owners (BCOs). Landstarmail.com enables users to access a secure, privacy-protected mailbox system where they can send and receive e-mail, as well as Landstar settlement and debit card statements.
"Landstarmail.com provides a secure, convenient and effective means for our business partners to communicate," said STSI President Jim Martin. "The on-line service is a cost-effective opportunity for independent Landstar agents and BCOs to expand accessibility and improve their business process."
All Landstar agents and BCOs are eligible to create their own password-protected account by signing up on the company's website at landstar.com. Then the account can be accessed from anywhere in the world, at any time, by using an Internet browser to connect to landstarmail.com.
Landstarmail is a full-featured e-mail system managed through Critical Path, Inc., a dominant global provider of business-to-business Internet messaging solutions. Subscribers can send and receive e-mail and attachments, spellcheck messages, automatically organize incoming mail and save contact information using an address book feature.
STSI, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, was formed with the express purpose of utilizing the latest in e-commerce technology to bring high quality goods and services to the marketplace. These innovative transportation-related products and services will be made available to STSI customers at prices that enable them to improve the overall efficiency of their business.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, 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 9002 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR. For more information about Landstar, visit their web site at www.landstar.com.