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.

03 Mar 2017
USAT Logistics, the non-asset arm of USA Truck, opens a Mexican subsidiary.
13 Feb 2017
The economic impact of a challenge to Mexican trucking in the United States is small, but the debate could fuel a growing trade dispute.
02 Feb 2017
A mandate many truckload carriers and drivers dread could bring more freight to less-than-truckload competitors, Old Dominion's David Congdon says.
20 Jan 2017
Landstar's new logistics center in Laredo will handle more than truckload freight as the company expands its cross-border business.
20 Oct 2016
Even when volumes rise, lower revenue shows impact of reduced rates and fuel surcharges at publicly owned carriers.
21 Jul 2016
A drop in spot rates and sluggish economy bit into revenue and profit at the fourth-largest U.S. truckload carrier.
21 Apr 2016
Despite handling higher freight volumes across the board in the first quarter, revenue dropped at Landstar System, underscoring the effect of lower truck pricing on trucking’s top 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.