Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Ken Berame March Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Berame, a programmer analyst in Information Services, was recognized for developing computer programs used to monitor safety compliance and data to improve over-the-road safety.
"Ken listened closely to our staff and developed access to data that is both easy and meaningful,” said Landstar Chief Safety Officer Pat O'Malley. "The amount of time, effort, and energy he has saved our staff in helping to prevent losses is too big to calculate.”
"Ken takes great pride in upholding customer service values, " said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "His contribution goes a long way in keeping our roads safe and elevates Landstar as a company.”
Berame lives in Loves Park, Illinois. In his spare time, likes to play the piano and spend quality time with his family.
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.