Landstar System

Landstar System is an American transportation company that provides supply chain solutions and integrated global and domestic transportation services. Founded in 1988 with headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, the company reported 2013 revenue of $2.66 billion, down 4.0 percent year-over-year.

Landstar System and its subsidiariesemploy approximately 1,400 individuals and provide domestic services to the U.S. as well as Canada and Mexico with a fleet of 13,000 trailers. The truckload carrier also offers global transportation services to more than 200 countries via air and ocean carriers.

29 Jan 2016
Landstar System expanded its capacity in the fourth quarter to its highest level yet, 9,500 owner-operated tractor-trailers. A softer freight market meant lower revenue per truckload, however.
23 Oct 2015
The third-largest U.S. truckload carrier increased total revenue and profit despite falling fuel surcharge revenue and tough comparisons with a booming year-ago quarter. Without a catalyst to speed the slow economy, the road ahead looks challenging.
08 Sep 2015
Landstar continued to make historic gains in freight volume this summer, adding trucks to capture more freight and more market share from competitors. Revenue per load, however, dropped, thanks to lower fuel prices and poorer utilization of trucks.
24 Jul 2015
A surge in freight demand from new and existing customers pushed Landstar System's second-quarter revenue and freight volumes up, in some cases by double digits. The company's owner-operator fleet is now larger than it was at the end of 2006, before the recession.
06 Jun 2015
Landstar System revenue rose 8 percent in the first eight weeks of the second quarter, as the company revved capacity up to 2008 levels to handle strong freight demand and capitalize on higher rates.
24 Apr 2015
Large, diversified truckload carriers found detours around the "soft patch" in the U.S. economy during the first quarter, with most increasing revenue and profit. A lack of drivers may have held back some companies.
13 Mar 2015
Rising truckload freight demand lead Landstar System and Covenant Transportation to expand their available capa