Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Kari Christen April Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Christen, a business capacity owner (BCO) advisor in Contractor Services joined Landstar in 1999. Rockford Supervisor of BCO Services Michelle Brummett says Christen works hard to resolve settlement issues for the independent owner-operators who provide Landstar with transportation capacity.
"Kari is committed to providing our BCOs with the best possible service,” said Brummett.
"We appreciate the effort Kari and others like her put forth to deliver the consistently high level of quality service our BCOs have come to expect and deserve," said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens.
Christen lives in Loves Park, Illinois, with her husband and daughter, and is eagerly anticipating the birth of their second child.
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation 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's global logistics group, which is comprised of Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. and its subsidiaries Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides international and domestic multimodal (over-the-road, air, ocean and rail) transportation, 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.