JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation and logistics services, is proud to announce that Landstar has been recognized by Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 3PL. This is the tenth time Landstar has been recognized on this prestigious list acknowledging 3PL excellence. Landstar was also recognized by Inbound Logistics with a 2012 Readers' Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Award. Landstar was ranked fifth on the Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards list, up three spots from last year.
"We are honored to be ranked fifth on the Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards list. Our continued recognition by Inbound Logistics and our customers as a top 3PL provider is confirmation of Landstar's commitment to provide the best in transportation logistics solutions," said Henry Gerkens, Landstar Chairman, President and CEO. "We are dedicated to providing our customers with flexible, cost-effective solutions, along with an extensive array of transportation services, to address their supply chain needs in today's ever changing economic environment."
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 2012 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.
"3PLs continue to act as force equalizers, providing the solutions that companies large and small rely on to solve the tactical logistics issues of serving customers better, faster, and more efficiently," said Felecia Stratton, Inbound Logistics Editor. "Landstar is responsive, and continues to anticipate evolving needs by offering the strategic solutions required to drive business process improvement and change for their customers. For those reasons, Inbound Logistics editors are proud to recognize Landstar as one of the Top 100 3PLs for 2012."
Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions. Landstar delivers safe, specialized transportation and logistics services to a broad range of customers worldwide 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.
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