August 9, 2001 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ:LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety first transportation and information services company, has named Kathy Camplain, a trailer utilization coordinator at the Rockford service center, Employee of the Month for August 2001.
Camplain has improved and re-defined the process of asset retrieval, reducing the risk of lost equipment. Making more trailers available to other customers and BCOs reduces the amount of equipment Landstar is required to purchase or rent to meet its goals.
"Kathy is a valuable team player, who takes the initiative to get the job done promptly and accurately," said Landstar President and CFO Henry Gerkens. "We are fortunate to have people like Kathy, who help to create pleasant work experiences for her co-workers and the business owners she comes in contact with."
Camplain joined Landstar in 2000. She lives in Rockford with her husband and their three boys.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. The Landstar multimodal group, comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., delivers excellence in 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.