Landstar Earns "Best In Security" Award
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 7, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc.
(NASDAQ: LSTR), a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain
solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation and logistics services,
today announced that it has earned the "Best in Security" Award in the
Intermediary Category, Tier 1 from CargoNet®, the cargo theft database and
information-sharing division of Verisk Crime Analytics. Verisk Crime Analytics
is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ: VRSK).
Landstar was presented with the top award in the Intermediary Category for
third party logistics providers with over $1 billion in gross annual revenue.
The award is based on criteria that includes a willingness and ability to
commit resources to security, standard operating procedures and best practices
as well as the extent of utilization of, and support for, the CargoNet
program, according to CargoNet.
"Landstar's accomplishments in cargo security are particularly impressive,
given that it hauled more than 1.5 million loads last year," said Anthony
Canale, general manager, CargoNet. "With such volume, leading security
practices are crucial, and Landstar being named 'Best in Security' in our
inaugural awards is a testament to its commitment to cargo theft prevention
"We're pleased to be recognized by CargoNet for our efforts in protecting the
cargo that customers entrust to Landstar for safe, secure, on-time delivery,"
said Landstar Chairman, President, and CEO Henry Gerkens.
CargoNet's mission is to prevent cargo theft and increase recovery of stolen
merchandise through secure and controlled information-sharing among theft
victims, their business partners, law enforcement and the National Insurance
Crime Bureau (NICB). The database was developed in 2009, using case management
and analytic functions that enhance the effectiveness of cargo theft task
forces. The network also encompasses training and investigative support for
law enforcement, as well as theft prevention services and analytics.
Landstar has been a CargoNet member since 2010.
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.
About Verisk Crime Analytics:
Verisk Crime Analytics is a leading provider of crime prevention services for
retailers, manufacturers, logistics companies, equipment owners, and insurance
companies and offers data and analytical support to law enforcement. Verisk
Crime Analytics provides a comprehensive suite of data management, analytic,
and theft prevention services that include prediction, mitigation, response,
and recovery. Verisk Crime Analytics is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics
(NASDAQ:VRSK). For more information, visit www.verisk.com/crimeanalytics.
SOURCE Landstar System, Inc.
Contact: Ginger Whitcher, Landstar System, Inc., (904) 398 - 9400
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