Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Sacha Bialek and Hellen Heimert the October Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Bialek, an analyst in the Accounts Receivable department, has been with Landstar for four years. Bialek was nominated by a supervisor and manager in her department for her strong work ethic and willingness to help others in the department.
“Sacha is a team player and dedicated employee,” said Jennifer Fraser, a supervisor in the Accounts Receivable department. “Her hard work has been vital to the success of our department.”
Bialek has lived in Jacksonville for most of her life. In her spare time, she enjoys running, going to the movies and NASCAR.
Heimert, a recruiting coordinator in the Capacity Development department, has been with the company since June of 2004. She was nominated by her manager and co-workers for a cheerful attitude and willingness to help others in the department.
“Hellen is always a go-to person for us. She is the first person to cheer on her co-workers when they do well and offers assistance to those who are sometimes overwhelmed with workload and deadlines,” said Tammie Ireland, a manager in the Capacity Development department. “She is a pleasure to work with.”
Heimert grew up in Minnesota, but has lived in the Rockford area for 42 years. In her spare time, Hellen enjoys bowling, traveling and watching NASCAR.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Bialek and Heimert on their hard work and ability to promote teamwork within their respective departments.
“Sacha and Hellen are team players and have a positive effect on their work environment and others around them,” said Gerkens. “We are fortunate to have these two dedicated employees at Landstar.”
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.