Landstar System, Inc., reported record quarterly revenue of $1.202 billion in the 2018 third quarter, a 27 percent increase over revenue of $943 million reported in the 2017 third quarter. Net income of $67.0 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.63 were also quarterly records and increased 58 percent and 61 percent, respectively, over net income and diluted earnings per share in the 2017 third quarter.
Gross profit (defined as revenue less the cost of purchased transportation and commissions to agents) in the 2018 third quarter was $171.3 million, 22 percent above the 2017 third quarter, while 2018 third quarter operating income was $87.1 million, 44 percent above the 2017 third quarter. Operating income in the 2018 third quarter was an all-time quarterly record, while gross profit was a third quarter record, second all-time only to the Company’s 2018 second quarter.
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