Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Jeff Bredeson and Celena Eck the May Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Rockford, Illinois, and Jacksonville, Florida, respectively.
Bredeson, a supervisor in the Accounting department, has been with Landstar since July of 1999. He was nominated by members of his department for his skill and willingness to help others.
“Jeff is a shining star in the Accounting department. His work is first-rate, on time and consistently demonstrates his overall knowledge of Landstar as a business,” says Bob Redel, a director in Accounting. “We are fortunate to have him.”
Bredeson, a native of the Rockford area, and his wife, De Anne, have been married for 10 years. He has a 15-year-old son. In his spare time, he enjoys playing in a bocce league, playing darts and rooting for the Chicago Cubs.
Eck, an insurance coordinator in the Carrier Qualifications department, has been with Landstar for one year. She was nominated by her department for her uplifting attitude and diligent work ethic.
“Celena is always more than willing to go the extra mile for her co-workers or anyone else and is eager to help wherever she can,” says Michelle Collins, a manager in the Carrier Qualifications department. “Celena is a true team player in every sense of the word.”
Eck is a native of St. Augustine and has lived in Jacksonville for 10 years. She and her husband, Frank, have two boys ages 11 and 12. In her spare time, she enjoys bicycling, volunteer work and going to church.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Bredeson and Eck on their commitment to team work.
“Landstar would not be the leader it is today without the team work demonstrated by employees like Jeff and Celena,” said Gerkens. “We are proud to honor these two as our Employees of the Month.”
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation and logistics 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 and logistics capacity providers. Through its operating subsidiaries, Landstar delivers excellence in complete transportation logistics services and solutions. 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.