Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Alisha Grimes March Employee of the Month at the company's Jacksonville, Florida, service center.
Grimes is an operations coordinator for Landstar subsidiary, Landstar Express America. She was nominated for the award by eight different members of management, spanning across both Landstar's carrier group and global logistics group of companies.
"Receiving praise from so many people speaks volumes about her work,” said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "Alisha is an employee of exceptional quality whose enthusiasm and attitude is contagious.”
Landstar Carrier Group Region 4 Manager Tony Shall wrote in his nomination of Grimes, "No matter what the issue, no matter the time, Alisha is always there to help.”
"Alisha is invaluable for her ability to provide answers promptly, regardless of the question,” said Landstar Carrier Group Region 8 Manager Mac McDonald.
Landstar Global Logistics director of BCO and Agent Development Darin Mark praised Grimes' quick response time and consistent attitude in particular, while helping Landstar Express America to provide hurricane disaster relief services. "On occasion, it would get pretty stressful in the staging areas. But I could always count on Alisha's pleasant voice,” he said.
"I wish everyone had her drive to get things done,” said Landstar Carrier Group Region 6 Manager David Phillips.
Grimes, who joined Landstar in July 2004, lives in Jacksonville and is working towards an associate's degree at Florida Community College in Jacksonville .
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers world-wide. 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 global logistics group, which is comprised of Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. and its subsidiaries Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides international and domestic multimodal (over-the-road, air, ocean and rail) transportation, expedited, warehousing and contract logistics services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville , Florida . Its common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.