Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions that delivers safe, specialized transportation, warehousing and logistics services, has named Alberto Maldonado and Jennifer Walling August Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Maldonado, a supervisor in the International Operations department, has been with Landstar since April 2002. He was nominated by Tom Ming, Landstar Global Logistics vice president of International Operations, for expertise and value in assisting Landstar’s international agents.
“Alberto has been a very important player in the development of Landstar’s capability as an international freight forwarder. He has been integral in the successful movement of our customers’ export and import cargo via ocean transportation,” said Ming. “We are fortunate to have him on our team.”
Maldonado, a native of Madrid, Spain, has lived in Jacksonville for 18 years. He and his wife, Sheylla, have been married 7 years. In his spare time, he relaxes by cooking and gardening.
Walling, a customer services coordinator in the BCO Services department, has been with Landstar since December of 1992. She was nominated by members of her department for her team spirit.
“Jennifer is a great team player and is always willing to help out her co-workers. She is a self-motivated employee and consistently demonstrates her ability to think outside the box,” said Julie Wright, a supervisor in the BCO Services department. “It is a privilege to work with her.”
Walling is a native of the Rockford area. She was also named Employee of the Month in September of 2004 and December of 2007.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Maldonado and Walling on their contributions.
“Employees like Alberto and Jennifer are key to providing the best in service excellence to our customers and our network of independent agents, BCOs, and other third party capacity providers” said Gerkens. “We are proud to showcase them as two of our best.”
Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions. Landstar delivers safe, specialized transportation, warehousing and logistics services to a broad range of customers worldwide utilizing a network of agents, third-party capacity owners and employees. All Landstar transportation 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.