Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Suzanne Zahrly and Gabrielle Torina February Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Zahrly, a Landstar Management System process developer/auditor in the Process and Performance Improvement department, has been with Landstar for a year. She was nominated by the director of her department for the high degree of enthusiasm she brings to every assignment she takes on.
“Suzanne truly characterizes what improvement is all about – identifying something that needs to be better and then making it happen,” said Bob Scruggs, Director of the Process and Performance Improvement department. “Her enthusiasm, vision and perseverance inspires others.”
Zahrly, a native of West Melbourne, Florida, has lived in Jacksonville for about five years. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and seeing the mountains.
Torina, an agent sales coordinator in Capacity Services, has been with Landstar since August of 2005. She was nominated by an independent Landstar agent for her selfless commitment, attention to detail and overall knowledge and skill demonstrated when assisting his agency.
“Gabrielle always deals with me and my staff with a positive attitude and a smile on her face. Even at difficult moments, she can turn a bad situation into a positive one,” said Landstar Agent Mark Durfee. “I cannot stress enough how valuable of an asset she is to my agency.”
Torina is a native of the Rockford area. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, theater, concerts and following Duke basketball.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Zahrly and Torina on their positive approach to their work.
“The enthusiasm that Suzanne and Gabrielle consistently demonstrate is contagious,” said Gerkens. “It’s a pleasure to have employees like these two spreading their passion throughout the work environment.”
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.