Landstar System, Inc., a premier non-asset based business services company, provides transportation solutions to shippers throughout the United States and, to a lesser extent, between the United States, Canada and Mexico. These business services, which emphasize safe transportation, information coordination and customer service, are delivered through a network of independent sales agents and business capacity owners linked together by a series of innovative technological applications.
Landstar’s pioneering approach to technology results in profitable partnerships, a fact that’s rapidly becoming common knowledge to investors and technology experts alike. Forbes magazine, for 2004 (for the fifth consecutive year) named Landstar “One of America’s Best Big Companies.” The publication ranked the company number 75 and Kiplinger’s Personal Financial Report labeled us “a gem worth stealing”.
The financial press isn’t alone in recognizing Landstar’s advantage. The company has been identified as a leading technology services provider in its field. Mile.com recognizes Landstar’s website as one of the “Top 50 Websites” in the transportation industry, and in both September 2000 and 2001 InformationWeek named it one of the “500 Leading Innovative Companies.” The magazine describes its list as the nation’s largest and most innovative information technology users.
Landstar provides transportation services to a variety of industries, including iron and steel, automotive products, paper, lumber and building products, aluminum, chemicals, food and beverage, heavy machinery, ammunition and explosives, and military hardware.