Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Kip Kaske December Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Kaske, who joined Landstar in April 2003, was honored for his work as a Loss Prevention coordinator in Landstar's Safety department.
"Kip is the first to volunteer to give safety presentations even if the assignment calls for him to travel and work on a Saturday,” said Loss Prevention Manager Shelly Seaton. "He receives compliments by the truckload from independent Landstar agents.”
"The work Kip does builds awareness of the importance of safety,” said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "His dedication and focus contribute to Landstar's reputation as a safety-first transportation provider.”
Kaske lives in Rockford with his dog, Jake, and is a loyal Green Bay Packers fan.
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation and logistics services to a broad range of customers world-wide. 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 Global Logistics, Inc., which is comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides international and domestic multimodal transportation (over-the-road, ocean, air and rail), expedited, warehousing and contract logistics services. 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.