Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

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					        Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDTTL30890FSA                                                                                     Publication Date: SEP 2010

       13410 Sutton Park Drive South            Phone              +1 904 3989400                        Revenue           2,010.1 (million USD)
       Jacksonville, FL                         Fax                +1 904 3904763                        Net Profit        70.40 (million USD)
       32224                                    Website            www.landstar.com                      Employees         1,374
       United States                            Exchange           LSTR [NASDAQ]                         Industry          Transport and Logistics

      Company Overview
       Landstar System, Inc. (Landstar) is principally engaged in the provision of transportation and logistics service across the US. The
       company has its service foot print in Canada, Mexico and other countries, to a limited extent. Landstar employs independent
       commission sales agents to locate freight, who serve as mediators between the capacity providers and customers. Landstar has
       strong network of over 1,000 independent sales agent locations, 8,000 trucks provided by business capacity owners (BCO)
       independent contractors. In addition, its database manages over over 25,000 truck brokerage carriers.

      Key Executives                                                                 SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                   Title                     Landstar System, Inc., SWOT Analysis
      Jeffrey C. Crowe                      Chairman                                 Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Henry H. Gerkens                      Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                                        Declining Market Share in
      David G. Bannister                    Director                                 Strong Liquidity Position          Sector
      William S. Elston                     Director
                                                                                     Awards and Recognition             Declining Market Share in
      Diana M. Murphy                       Director                                                                    Sector
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
      GlobalData

      Share Data                                                                     Opportunities                      Threats
       Landstar System, Inc.
       Share Price (USD) as on 08-Sep-2010                               37.80       Strategic Acquisitions             Decreased Demand for
                                                                                                                        Transportation Services
       EPS (USD)                                                           1.37
                                                                                     Positive Outlook of US
       Market Cap (million USD)                                          1,884       Transportation Industry            Substantial Industry
                                                                                                                        Competition
       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                    1,988

       Shares Outstanding (million)                                             50
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
       GlobalData                                                                    Source
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Landstar System, Inc. (Landstar) is principally engaged in the provision of transportation and logistics service across the US. The company has its service foot print in Canada, Mexico and other countries, to a limited extent. Landstar employs independent commission sales agents to locate freight, who serve as mediators between the capacity providers and customers. Landstar has strong network of over 1,000 independent sales agent locations, 8,000 trucks provided by business capacity owners (BCO) independent contractors. In addition, its database manages over over 25,000 truck brokerage carriers. Landstar System, Inc. Key Recent Developments Feb 04, 2010 Landstar Deploys TransCore CarrierWatch Monitoring Service Jan 10, 2010 Landstar Launches New Web Site Dec 18, 2009 Landstar Names New Chairman Aug 11, 2009 Landstar Names New Co-Chief Operating Officers Jul 02, 2009 Landstar Acquires Two Supply Chain Transportation Integration Companies This comprehensive SWOT profile of Landstar System, Inc. provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. The profile contains critical company information including, - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of
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