April 9, 2001 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ:LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety first transportation and information services company, has named Connie Brown, Administrative Support Representative, Jacksonville Service Center, Employee of the Month for April 2001.
In her work for Landstar, Brown helps sales agents and business capacity owners gather the information they need to deliver customer shipments safely and on time. That information includes everything from trailer location and control to rate data to freight tracking and tracing. The term "business capacity owner" refers to Landstar's small business who supply the company with the equipment used to haul freight. Brown says the best part of her work at Landstar is that she speaks daily with agents and BCOs and enjoys helping to make their work easier.
"If you want to increase your service, you have to provide timely, accurate, consistent information that is available to anybody, anytime, any place," said Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe. "Connie helps make certain Landstar agents and BCOs get the information they need. The result is excellent customer service, and we're fortunate to have her."
Brown joined Landstar in 1999 as a switchboard attendant prior to her promotion last year. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida where she spends much of her free time boating and fishing.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. The Landstar multimodal group, comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., delivers excellence in expedited, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.