August 15, 2003 Jacksonville, Florida - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity, has named Rebecca Jones Employee of the Month for August. Jones is a coordinator of the Landstar Contractors' Advantage Purchasing Program (LCAPP).
Her supervisors say she's a dedicated worker. While tending to her LCAPP duties, Jones also coordinated the implementation of new security equipment required by the U.S. government for some 300 Landstar business capacity owners. The term, business capacity owner, refers to Landstar's independent contractors who operate a small business and provide the equipment necessary to haul freight.
"We're pleased to have someone like Rebecca support us in our effort to provide our BCOs and independent agents with exceptional service," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "She never passes up an opportunity to take on additional responsibilities, and Landstar is fortunate to have her."
Jones joined Landstar in 1998 and lives in Jacksonville. She has two children and enjoys woodworking in her 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.