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Landstar Names Bederka Employee of the Month

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Jacksonville , Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Tim Bederka June Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, Service Center .

Bederka, a senior technical specialist, joined Landstar in August 1997 and according to his manager Randy Loewecke, is a top performer in Rockford 's Information Services department.

"Tim volunteers to stay at work late or come in on a weekend if we're having technical problems,” said Loewecke. "He's never turned down an opportunity to take on additional responsibility or troubleshoot computer problems for our business capacity owners.”

"Tim's dedication and enthusiasm are a definite asset to Landstar,” said President and COO Henry Gerkens. ”He goes the distance and we're proud he's part of the team.”

Bederka lives in Rockford and in his spare time likes to fly airplanes.

Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers throughout North America . The company identifies and fulfills shippers' needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents, business capacity owners, and other transportation capacity providers. The term, business capacity owner, refers to Landstar's independent contractors who operate a small business and provide the equipment necessary to haul freight.

Landstar's carrier group, which is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc., Landstar Ranger, Inc. and Landstar Carrier Services, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group, which is comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides expedited, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.