Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Shannon Sharpe and Jennifer Walling the December Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Sharpe, a HazMat representative in the Compliance department, has been with Landstar for four years. She was nominated by her director for her excellent work ethic, team-first attitude and accountability.
“Shannon is a true team player who conducts business in a professional manner and is one who can be counted on day in and day out,” said Wes Pace, Director of Hazardous Materials and Trade Compliance. “She is a valuable member of our team and we are fortunate to have her. ”
Walling, a customer service coordinator in the Freight Operations department for the Landstar Carrier Group, has been with the company since 1992. Walling was nominated by fellow department members for being a “go-to” person in the department and thinking outside the box when resolving issues.
“Jennifer takes on tough issues when they come her way and is always able to remain calm,” said Amy Flood, a Manager in Freight Operations. “Her experience gives her added insight when dealing with day-to-day issues.”
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Sharpe and Walling for their hard work and dedication to a job well done.
“We’re proud to recognize Shannon and Jennifer for their contributions and their diligence in handling daily operations,” said Gerkens. “These two employees are to be commended on their dedication to customer service.”
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers worldwide. 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 subsidiary Landstar Express America, Inc., provides international and domestic multimodal (over-the-road, air, ocean and rail) transportation, expedited, contract logistics and warehousing 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.