October 5, 2001 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ:LSTR) Jacksonville, Florida - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, has named Kelly Fisher, a Business Capacity Owner Advisor, October 2001 Employee of the Month for the company's Rockford Service Center.
The term "business capacity owner" refers to Landstar's small business owners who supply the company with the equipment used to haul freight. As a BCO Advisor, Fisher assists business capacity owners who are new to the Landstar system by helping them learn to use Landstar's website to find available freight. She also helps with any problems or unusual circumstances they may come across.
"The ability to understand the needs of our business capacity owners is essential to their success. Kelly really goes the extra mile, everyday," said Landstar President and CFO Henry Gerkens. "We are fortunate to have employees like her."
Fisher joined the Landstar Qualifications team in January 2000. She lives in Rockford, Illinois with her daughter.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. The Landstar multimodal group, comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., delivers excellence in expedited, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.