Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Debbie Shepard October Employee of the Month at the company's Jacksonville, Florida, Service Center .
Shepard, a lead representative in Landstar's Permit Services department, was nominated by manager Kathy Helmly for demonstrating outstanding leadership.
"Debbie places emphasis on results,” said Helmly. "She's a great leader who has the respect of her co-workers and isn't afraid to jump in and help out to get the job done.”
"Debbie promotes a common purpose and has inspired others to provide quality service," said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "She has been a source of tremendous support and Landstar is fortunate to have her."
Shepard lives in Jacksonville and is the mother of twin daughters. She has been with Landstar 19 years.
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers throughout North America . The company identifies and fulfills shippers' needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents and third-party transportation capacity providers. Landstar's carrier group, which is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc., Landstar Ranger, Inc. and Landstar Carrier Services, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group, which is comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides 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.