Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Lareese Campbell Employee of the year for 2006.
Campbell is a benefits coordinator in the Human Resource department at Landstar's Jacksonville service center. She was chosen as the cream of the crop among the 24 Employees of the Month selected during 2006 from Landstar's Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois, service centers.
“Lareese is energetic, organized and an excellent communicator,” said Landstar Vice President of Human Resources Joan Norvé . “She recognizes the vital role she plays in customer service and places strong emphasis on ensuring satisfaction and bringing out the best in others through her hard work and leadership.”
Campbell, who joined Landstar in March of 2005, was named Employee of the Month in February 2006 – less than a year into her job.
“It really is a great honor to be recognized by my peers and managers as the Employee of the Year,” Campbell said.
Campbell lives in Jacksonville with her husband, Mark, and their two daughters. In her spare time, she does volunteer work.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens praised Campbell 's work ethic and said Landstar is “very fortunate” to have her.
“I'm proud to announce Lareese as Landstar's Employee of the Year, as she exemplifies the company's best. Her dedication to excellence, teamwork and outstanding customer service are to be commended,” Gerkens said. “I congratulate her on this accomplishment.”
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation 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 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, contract logistics and warehousing 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.