Landstar Logistics Earns Second CONTECH Carrier of the Year Award

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August 16, 2001 Jacksonville, FL - (NASDAQ:LSTR) For the second consecutive year, Landstar Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Landstar System, Inc., has been named Carrier of the Year by CONTECH Construction Products, Inc., Middletown, OH.

In 2000, and again in 2001, CONTECH selected Landstar Logistics out of 100 companies for the prestigious award for high standards, flexibility, safety, and service in delivering in and outbound products to plants across the nation. CONTECH, with more than 140 nationwide sales and manufacturing facilities, is a leader in engineered construction products for the civil construction market.

CONTECH's Manager of Material Transportation & Distribution, David C. Senften, presented the award to Landstar Logistics' President Jim Hertwig and agent Chuck McDaniel. "Only a select group of our carriers will ever earn the highest award we can endow on a transportation provider," said Senften. "In CONTECH's history, Landstar Logistics has been the only carrier to receive the award twice, and the only carrier to exceed $2M in revenue in one fiscal year. We applaud your organization and credit our increased business to your efforts. Landstar Logistics epitomizes the word "partner" and CONTECH is increasingly dependent on your expertise. It can honestly be said that the entire Landstar Logistics organization is one of the leaders in the transportation industry."

In his acceptance remarks, Landstar Logistics President Jim Hertwig said, "The entrepreneurial spirit of Chuck McDaniel and all our Landstar agents continues to differentiate our service from the competition. I congratulate Chuck on this wonderful achievement."

"Partnerships are a two-way street," responded McDaniel. "Both parties must be honest and willing to work through the challenges in the market place. CONTECH people go the extra mile to make this project a success."

Landstar Logistics, Inc. is a premier logistics services company, operating through a nationwide network of independent agents. Landstar Logistics provides full brokerage, intermodal and logistics services, analyzing customers' needs and offering cost-effective distribution solutions, including transportation management, on-site single sourcing, multimodal distribution and safe, dedicated fleet operations.

Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first information and transportation company, is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Landstar's 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. 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. trades stock on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol LSTR.