April 3, 2000 Jacksonville, FL - Landstar System, Inc. has named Irene Pepple, Lead Analyst in the Rail and Carrier Payable department of Landstar Logistics, Employee of the Month for March 2000.
"Irene has taken the initiative to improve the system within her department, resulting in increased overall efficiency," said Landstar Logistics President Jim Hertwig. "Irene is a fine example of the many knowledgeable employees committed to improving the services Landstar provides to it's network of agents, Business Capacity Owners, and customers."
Pepple joined the Landstar family in December 1994 as a representative in the Per Diem department, where she held several positions before she was promoted to Lead Analyst in June, 1999.
In addition to her role as Lead Analyst, Irene handles railroad detention charges. Recently she took the initiative to develop a new process for handling these charges via the Internet. The result is quicker turnaround time in handling payments.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, 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 9002 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.