Landstar System, Inc. was founded in 1968 in Jacksonville, Florida as Landstar Supply Chain Solutions.
Today the company has a fleet of 13,000 flatbed, refrigerated, and standard dry vans trailers, which are operated mainly by independent contractors. Landstar System’s freight carriers transport automotive products, building materials, chemicals, and machinery. The company also offers warehousing and logistics services.
Landstar System trades publicly on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol LSTR, is a member of the S&P 400, is a member of Dow Jones Transport, is #786 in the Fortune 1000, has 1,211 employees, and had $3.19 billion in revenue in 2013.