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|Traded as||NASDAQ: LSTR
Dow Jones Transportation
|Founded||Stamford, Connecticut (1988)|
|Headquarters||Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.|
|Products||delivery, freight, third-party logistics|
|Revenue||US$ 2.77 billion (2012)|
|US$ 129.78 million (2012)|
|Total assets||US$ 885.03 million (2012)|
|Total equity||US$ 407.80 million (2012)|
The company headquarters are in Jacksonville, Florida. Landstar has been in business since 1988. Landstar currently offers scholarships and has a nonprofit "benevolence fund" to assist Landstar operators.
In January 2014, Landstar sold its National Logistics Management (NLM) subsidiary to XPO Logistics for $87m. Using proprietary web-based software to provide management services for customers, and carriers NLM became the largest web-based expediter in North America.
Landstar includes nearly 10,000 owner operators in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The BCO's (Business Capacity Operators) are not forced dispatch like traditional trucking companies. Rather, they can choose their own loads. Landstar Agents find freight loads direct from shippers. 
- "LSTR, Key Statistics, Filing Date Mar 30, 2013". finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved June 23, 2013.
- "XPO Logistics Completes Acquisition of NLM". marketwatch.com. Dec 30, 2013.
- "XPO Logistics Agrees to Acquire NLM". Wall Street Journal. December 11, 2013.
- Landstar System: Success Without Employees - Forbes.com.
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