Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) – Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation capacity provider, has named Nena Smith May Employee of the Month at the company’s Rockford, Illinois, Service Center.
Smith, a customer service coordinator in Freight Operations, is a "go to” person when it comes to getting things done according to manager Jamie Lepke.
"Nena consistently achieves her assigned goals and regularly exceeds them,” said Lepke. "When she encounters a problem, she comes up with a solution. She also has a great sense of humor, which strengthens morale.”
"Nena is a wonderful example of an employee who is committed to quality service," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "She is an inspiration to the rest of the Landstar team."
Nena joined Landstar in April 1997 and lives in Rochelle, Illinois, with her husband Linden.
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, which is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc., Landstar Ranger, Inc. and Landstar Carrier Services, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group, which 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.