Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens also praised Ellefsen and Brummetts work ethic.

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Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Rebecca Ellefsen the August Employee of the Month for the Jacksonville Service Center and Michelle Brummett the August Employee of the Month for the Rockford Service Center.

Ellefsen is an account analyst in Automotive Processing at Landstar’s Jacksonville Service Center. She joined Landstar in April 2004 and lives in Jacksonville with her husband Sean.

"Rebecca is willing to go the extra mile on anything you ask her to do,” said Tina Benitez, Manager of Automotive Revenue Processing. "She has an interest in the various operations that take place in the department and is always eager to join in.”

Brummett is Supervisor of Northern Region Contractor Services at Landstar’s service center in Rockford, Illinois, where she also lives with her two daughters. Brummett’s tenure began in February 1996.

"Michelle is my employee of the month every month,” said Mark Gillette, Manager of Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Services. "She consistently exceeds expectations and provides a level of customer service that is second to none.”

"Quality is key to the success of our independent network of agents, BCOs and their customers,” said Gerkens. "Rebecca and Michelle consistently deliver excellence and we’re extremely fortunate to have them on the Landstar team.”

About Landstar:

Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers worldwide. 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 global logistics group, which is comprised of Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. and its subsidiaries Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides international and domestic multimodal (over-the-road, air, ocean and rail) transportation, expedited, contract logistics and warehousing services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Its common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.