Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Stacy Carver and Adrienne Herndon Employees of the Year for 2007.
They were chosen as the best of the best among the 24 Employees of the Month selected during 2007 from Landstar’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois. For the first time, Landstar selected an Employee of the Year at each service center.
The Rockford service center’s Employee of the Year, Carver, is a supervisor in the Cash Applications department. Carver has been with the company since March of 1990. She was honored for her consistent willingness and ability to help others.
Carver, a native of the Rockford area, has been married to her husband, Lynn, for 13 years. She has a 17-year-old son and an 11-year-old daughter. In her spare time she enjoys bowling, fishing and spending time with her family.
The Jacksonville service center’s Employee of the Year, Herndon, is a training facilitator in the Training and Development department. Herndon has been with Landstar since 2000. She was nominated for her enthusiasm, creativity and ability to work as a team player.
Herndon, a native of New Jersey, lives in Jacksonville, with her husband, Craig, and their two young children. Outside of Landstar, Herndon spends most of her time with her family and working towards a master’s degree.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Carver and Herndon for their work ethic, professionalism and “team” attitude.
“I’m proud to announce Stacy and Adrienne as Landstar’s Employees of the Year and congratulate them on this accomplishment,” said Gerkens. “Their dedication to hard work and getting the job done right should be commended.”
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.