JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, is proud to announce that Landstar has been recognized by Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 3PL. This is the eleventh time Landstar has been recognized on this prestigious list acknowledging 3PL excellence. Landstar was also recognized by Inbound Logistics with a 2013 Readers' Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Award.
"World-class logistics performance is crucial for companies of all sizes – from Fortune 500 to small and medium-sized businesses. Given the scope and scale of that challenge, IL editors recognize that Landstar provides the kinds of solutions that companies large and small rely on to quickly and efficiently solve their key logistics issues," said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics. "Landstar is responsive, and continues to anticipate evolving needs by also offering the strategic solutions required to drive business process improvement and change for customers. For those reasons, Inbound Logistics editors are proud to recognize Landstar as one of our 2013 Top 100 3PLs."
Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data against their readers' global supply chain and logistics challenges. Inbound Logistics editors selected this year's class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies. The service providers selected in the 2013 list are companies that, according to the magazine's editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers' unique supply chain and logistics needs.
"We are honored to be recognized again by Inbound Logistics with a 2013 Readers' Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Award. In today's economic climate, customers need access to truck capacity as well as all other modes of transportation logistics services using solutions that are both flexible and scalable to meet their changing demands," said Henry Gerkens, Landstar Chairman, President and CEO. "We are committed to providing our customers with cost-effective solutions that drive operational efficiency."
Landstar System, Inc. is a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services to a broad range of customers utilizing a network of agents, third-party capacity owners and employees. All Landstar transportation services companies are certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality management system standards and RC14001:2008 environmental, health, safety and security management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Its common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.
About Inbound Logistics:
Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.
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