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Last $63.28 USD
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Landstar System, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated transportation management solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Transportation Logistics and Insurance. The Transportation Logistics segment provides various transportation services, including truckload and less-than-truckload transportation, rail intermodal, air cargo, ocean cargo, expedited ground and air delivery of time-critical freight, heavy-haul/specialized, U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico cross-border, project cargo, and customs brokerage. This segment offers truck services through dry and specialty vans of various sizes, unsided/platform trailers, temperature-controlled vans, and containers; rail intermodal services through contracts with domestic and Canadian railroads; and air and ocean services through contracts with domestic and international airlines and ocean lines. It serves automotive products, building products, metals, chemicals, foodstuffs, heavy machinery, retail, electronics, ammunition and explosives, and military equipment industries, as well as offers transportation services to other transportation companies, including logistics and less-than-truckload service providers. The Insurance segment reinsures certain risks of the company’s independent contractors. The company markets its services through independent commission sales agents and third party capacity providers. Landstar System, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

1,211 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1968

landstar system inc (LSTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $370.0K
Chief Safety & Operations Officer and Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer and Vice...
Total Annual Compensation: $275.0K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $275.0K
Non-Employee Consultant, Member of Strategic ...
Total Annual Compensation: $575.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

landstar system inc (LSTR) Key Developments

Landstar System Inc. Announces Executive Appointments

Landstar System Inc. announced that effective May 19, Diana M. Murphy was named its non-executive Chairman of the Board following the company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The Company also announced that Anthony J. Orlando has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Orlando, 55, most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Covanta Holding Corporation.

Landstar System Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on May 29, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings and Operating Results for the Thirteen Weeks Ended March 28, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015

Landstar System Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share payable on May 29, 2015, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 7, 2015. It is currently the intention of the Board to pay dividends on a quarterly basis going forward. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings and operating results for the thirteen weeks ended March 28, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of $762,380,000 against $688,197,000 a year ago. Operating income was $49,045,000 against $45,014,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $48,264,000 against $44,246,000 a year ago. Net income was $30,015,000 or $0.67 per basic and diluted share against $27,638,000 or $0.61 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Cash flow from operations for the first quarter of 2015 was $49 million and cash capital expenditures were $2 million. For the period, the company reported the number of loads hauled via truck exceeded the 2014 first quarter by 6% and the number of loads hauled via railroads, ocean cargo carriers and air cargo carriers increased 32% over the 2014 first quarter. The growth in the number of loads hauled via truck was driven by a 32% increase in less-than-truckload volume and a 7% increase in the number of loads hauled via van equipment. The number of loads hauled via unsided/platform equipment was relatively flat to the 2014 first quarter, impacted by an 11% decrease in the number of heavy/specialized loads, which comprised approximately 28% of Landstar's unsided/platform revenue in the 2015 first quarter. Revenue per load on loads hauled via truck was at all-time seasonal highs in the 2015 first quarter. After a 7% increase in revenue per load on loads hauled via truck in the first eight weeks of 2015 compared to the first eight weeks of 2014, though, period-over-prior-year period truck revenue per load slowed into March, as expected. Truck revenue per load in the final five weeks of the 2015 first quarter was 1% lower as compared to the final five weeks of the 2014 first quarter mostly due to the exceptionally strong truck revenue per load experienced in March 2014 and the impact of lower diesel fuel costs on loads hauled via truck brokerage carriers. Despite higher insurance and claims expense caused mostly by an unfavorable jury verdict in the 2015 first quarter related to an accident from a prior year, operating margin was 42.5%. For the second quarter of 2015, the company expects the number of loads hauled via truck in the 2015 second quarter to increase in a mid-single digit range over the 2014 second quarter.  The company anticipates truck revenue per load in the 2015 second quarter to be relatively flat to the 2014 second quarter. The company’s expectation is that pricing conditions for truck services in the 2015 second quarter will remain similar to those experienced in March, with a stable, yet relatively tight truck capacity market and a low per gallon cost of diesel fuel. Assuming the current environment continues throughout the 2015 second quarter, the company anticipates revenue for the 2015 second quarter to be in a range of $830 million to $880 million and, assuming that range of estimated revenue would anticipate 2015 second quarter diluted earnings per share to be in a range of $0.87 to $0.92 per share compared to $0.80 per diluted share in the 2014 second quarter.

Landstar System Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 19, 2015

Landstar System Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 19, 2015., at 09:00 US Eastern Standard Time. Location: conference room of the principal offices of company. Agenda: To elect one Class I Director whose term will expire at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders; to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2015; to hold an advisory vote on executive compensation; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.


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