Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Kellie Seagraves and Miranda Carter July Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Rockford, Illinois, and Jacksonville, Florida, respectively.
Seagraves, an agent sales coordinator in the Capacity Utilization department, has been with Landstar since October of 2005. She was nominated by members of Landstar management and Landstar independent agents for her extensive knowledge in her job and people skills.
“Kellie has been an invaluable help to my business. She has been a go-to person for me and never fails to provide me with all the right answers,” said Scott Boerder, a Landstar independent agent. “It is obvious she is dedicated and knows her job well.”
Seagraves, a native of the Chicago area, has lived in Rockford for about five years. She and her husband, Michael, have a daughter, age 13, and a son, age 7. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors and participating in her children’s sports activities.
Carter, a capacity services coordinator in the Capacity Utilization department, has been with Landstar since October of 2008. She was nominated by her supervisors for her outstanding work ethic and willingness to take on any task.
“Miranda is not one to sit idly by and watch things happen around her. She is proactive and does not hesitate to fully put herself into any task asked of her,” said Bruce Scott, a manager in the Capacity Utilization department. “Miranda has been and will continue to be a great contributor to Landstar’s success.”
Carter, a native of Alma, Georgia, has lived in Jacksonville about a year. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her 3-year-old daughter and photography.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Seagraves and Carter on their knowledge and desire to get the job done right.
“Kellie and Miranda both demonstrate the type of attitude and drive it takes to be a success in this industry,” said Gerkens. “They are a valuable asset to Landstar and 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 transportation 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.