Landstar to Participate in Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown 2001 Global Transportation Conference

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Jacksonville, FL (NASDAQ:LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, announced today its participation in Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown's 2001 Global Transportation Conference Friday, February 16 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Naples, Florida. Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe and Landstar Executive Vice President and CFO Henry Gerkens will present an overview of the company, including its variable cost non-asset based business model, 2000 financial results and 2001 economic outlook.

Landstar's presentation begins at 8:25 a.m. and will be broadcast live via the Internet at http://www.db.com/transport2001. For more information about the presentation or webcast, please contact Landstar's Corporate Communications Department at 904-390-1641.

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.