Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Shannon Dolan and Chris Jacobs June Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Dolan, a service specialist in the Carrier Qualifications department, has been with Landstar since August of 2007. She was nominated by her director and supervisor for her outstanding work ethic and dedication to her job.
“Shannon is an extremely hard worker who stays focused on the work at hand. She identifies what needs to be accomplished, sets goals and diligently sees them through to success,” said Pamela Miller, a director in Carrier Qualifications. “She is a result-driven, team player and is integral to the department and the company.”
Dolan is a native of Illinois and has lived in the North Florida area for about two years. She and her husband, Ned, have been married for 11 years and have an 11-year-old daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Jacobs, an agent services coordinator in the Capacity Services department, has been with Landstar since March of 2008. He was nominated by his managers and co-workers for his leadership qualities and pursuit of excellence in his job.
“Chris has proven repeatedly that he is a leader as well as a team player. He consistently shows initiative, creativity and a genuine drive to get things done the right way,” said Aaron Peterson, a manager in the Capacity Services department. “Chris exemplifies the quality employees we have at Landstar.”
Jacobs is a native of the Rockford area. When not working, he is a student and enjoys following the Milwaukee Brewers.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Jacobs and Dolan on their hard work and willingness to go above and beyond.
“As relatively new members of the Landstar team, Chris and Shannon have been quick to embrace the company’s values of service excellence, attention to detail and teamwork,” said Gerkens. “Their contributions are significant and we are proud to showcase them as 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.