Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Jill Warkins February Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Warkins, a loss prevention coordinator in Landstar's Safety department, was recognized for helping a Landstar BCO after a heavy snow storm made driving conditions hazardous.
"Jill stayed late at work and arranged to have a set of tire chains delivered,” said Loss Prevention Manager Shelly Seaton. "She also followed-up by phone to make certain the BCO received the equipment and was able to resume his trip safely.”
"Jill did a fantastic job, " said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. " We appreciate resourceful, dedicated people like her who make our team strong.”
Warkins lives in Rockton, Illinois, with her husband Rick and their two daughters.
Landstar System, Inc. delivers 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 and third-party transportation capacity providers. 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.