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Landstar Names Latham Employee of the Month

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March 13, 2001 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ:LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety first transportation and information services company, has named Sonja Latham, Automotive Billing Processor, Rockford Service Center Employee of the Month for March 2001.

Latham's extensive background in revenue processing and excellent customer service has the attention of Landstar agents, as well as her supervisors and fellow workers. She began working for Landstar in 1988 and has concentrated on the billing and revenue processing areas throughout her career with the company. In addition to her reputation for being knowledgeable and thorough, Latham is also known for her positive, can-do attitude no matter how demanding her daily responsibilities become.

"At Landstar, we always say 'we're in this together,' and Sonja is a symbol of that philosophy," said Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe. "The agents, business capacity owners and customers who call into our Rockford center know they will get responsive solutions when they talk to Sonja. We're fortunate to have her at Landstar."

Latham is a native of Rockford, Illinois, and shares a home with her husband, Ron, and their four-year-old son. When she's not working for Landstar, Latham spends spare time with family and says she loves to sit down with a good book.

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.