Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Krystal Johns and Graham Dunbar the July Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Rockford, Illinois and Jacksonville, Florida, respectively.
Johns, a trip envelope specialist in the Fuel and Miles department, has been with Landstar since March of 2007. She was nominated by members of her department and a member of the Training and Development department for her good attitude and excellent work ethic.
“In her first year of service, Krystal has proven to be a fundamental member of the Fuel and Miles team. Her friendly demeanor makes her easy to work with,” said Lisa Conard, a supervisor in the Fuel and Miles department. “She is very dependable and I enjoy working with her.”
Johns, is a native of the Rockford area. She and her husband, Patrick, have been married for two years. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies and playing video games.
Dunbar, a brokerage payables clerk in the Brokerage Settlements department, has been with Landstar since January of 2005. He was nominated by his manager and co-workers for his accurate work and willingness to help others.
“Graham is hard working and dedicated to the work he is doing. He takes every step possible to ensure that he is accurate and he is also very detailed,” says Torey Bickham, a manager in the 3rd Party and Brokerage Settlements department. “Graham is an asset to the department and we are glad he is part of our team.”
Dunbar, a native a Hammond, Indiana, has lived in Jacksonville since about 1985. He has learned several languages, including sign language, German, Japanese and is currently working on Arabic. In his spare time, he attends college.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Johns and Dunbar on their strong work ethic and positive attitudes.
“We are proud to showcase these two employees as models of hard work and dedication to helping others,” said Gerkens. “We are fortunate to have them as part of our team.”
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.