Landstar System

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.

13 Nov 2014
The third quarter was good to practically all the publicly owned U.S. trucking companies: none reported losses, and their combined revenue rose 10.7 percent to more than $10 billion, supported by a second quarter of stronger freight demand and economic growth.
21 Oct 2014
A summer of strong freight demand drove revenue up 8 percent at Werner Enterprises, which won "sustainable" rate increases from shippers and raised driver pay.
06 Oct 2014
Landstar System is preparing for a change in command next year, when James B. Gattoni, CFO since 2007 and president of Landstar since early this year, will succeed Henry H. Gerkens, CEO of the truckload operator since 2004 and for many years CFO as well.
03 Oct 2014
Rising industrial output is lifting the outlook for U.S. trucking companies, including Universal Truckload Services, which now expects $300 million to $310 million in third-quarter revenue.
10 Sep 2014
A fundamental improvement in the industrial U.S.
08 Sep 2014
Landstar System expects to post $3 billion in revenue this year as strong freight demand and tight truck capacity boost revenue by double-digit percentages in the early third quarter.
ABF Freight saw the biggest increase in profitability on the LTL side in the second quarter, 314.5 percent.
01 Sep 2014
A review of publicly owned trucking company earnings in the second quarter shows the strength of freight demand building up as the U.S. economy expanded, supporting growing expectations of a busier than typical peak shipping season in North America this fall.
Landstar System truck
24 Jul 2014
Landstar’s Henry Gerkens is among those rejecting the possibility of a big drop in freight demand as the third quarter winds down.
Weekly wrap-up for July 5, 2014
05 Jul 2014
Events on the U.S. West Coast dominated the news this past week, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continued negotiations toward a new contract.
04 Jun 2014
Better than expected freight demand in April and May pushed revenue and profit higher at Landstar System.
Trucking dashboard
16 May 2014
The first quarter was warmer for trucking than you might think — at least financially.
11 Mar 2014
Tonnage is growing by double digits for Old Dominion Freight Line, rising 11.7 percent year-over-year in February after climbing 10.1 percent in January.