July 15, 2003 Jacksonville, Florida - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity, has named Jon Vandiver, a Network Specialist at the Jacksonville Service Center, Employee of the Month for July.
Vandiver was nominated by Landstar Chairman and CEO Jeff Crowe and Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens for providing outstanding service to Landstar's independent agents, company executives and employees who network by computer from remote locations or at home.
"Jon is a valuable resource," said Gerkens. "His commitment and focus to resolving networking issues in a timely and professional manner demonstrates the key role our employees play in keeping Landstar a leader in the transportation industry."
Vandiver joined Landstar four years ago and lives in Jacksonville. He enjoys building computers in his spare time.
Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity delivering safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers throughout North America. The company identifies and fulfills shippers' needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents, business capacity owners, and other transportation capacity providers. The term, business capacity owner, refers to Landstar's independent contractors who operate a small business and provide the equipment necessary to haul freight.
Landstar's carrier group is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc. and delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group is comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides 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.