JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, is proud to announce that Landstar has once again been recognized by Inbound Logistics magazine as a Top 100 3PL. This is the 14th year Landstar is on the prestigious list acknowledging 3PL excellence. Landstar was also recognized by Inbound Logistics with a Readers' Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Award.
"Every year, leading third-party logistics providers of all shapes and sizes submit their credentials, hoping to match their solutions with our readers' business logistics needs. It remains an increasingly difficult task for the Inbound Logistics editorial team to narrow down the list to only 100 top 3PL providers. Landstar was selected as a Top 100 3PL Provider because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges, improve processes, and create a ripple effect of efficiencies for our readers across their entire value chain," said Inbound Logistics Editor Felicia Stratton.
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 challeneges. Inbound Logistics editors selected this year's Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies. The service providers selected in the 2016 list are companies that, in the opinion of the magazine's editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers' unique supply chain and logistics needs.
"We are honored once again to be recognized by Inbound Logistics with a Readers' Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Award 2016. Our continued recognition by our customers and Inbound Logistics as a top 3PL provider is confirmation of Landstar's ability to provide the best in transportation solutions," said Landstar President and CEO Jim Gattoni. "Landstar's unique business model, combined with our extensive available capacity, allows us to provide our customers with safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation management solutions, with just one call."
Landstar System, Inc. is a worldwide asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers utilizing a network of agents, third-party capacity providers and employees. All Landstar transportation services companies are certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality management system standards and RC14001:2013 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.
Top 100 Selection Methodology:
Inbound Logistics' Top 100 3PL Provider's list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers we feel are best equipped to meet and surpass readers' evolving outsourcing needs. Distilling the Top 100 is never an easy task, and the process becomes increasingly difficult as more 3PLs enter the market and service providers from other functional areas develop value-added logistics capabilities. 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 to our readers' burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges. IL editors selected this year's class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of nearly 300 companies. The service providers we selected are companies that, in the opinion of IL editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers' unique supply chain and logistics needs.
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 http://www.inboundlogistics.com/cms/article/readers-choice-top-10-3pl-excellence-awards-2016/.
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