May 15, 2003 Jacksonville, Florida - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity, has named Heather Keating, an agent sales coordinator at Landstar's Service Center in Rockford, Illinois, Employee of the Month for May.
The office staff and independent sales agents who work with Keating say she consistently meets or exceeds their expectations. "I had a customer with special requirements for a flatbed trailer that seemed impossible to fulfill," said Landstar Agent Fred Otterbein. "Heather not only found an independent broker carrier who could fulfill all of the requirements, but one with competitive rates. That was quite an accomplishment."
"Heather is determined, motivated and her drive to succeed is contagious," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "She helps keep Landstar on the road to success."
Keating, who lives in Rockford, joined Landstar three years ago. She spends her free time with family and friends, likes to travel and spend time outdoors.
Landstar's carrier group is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc. and delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group is comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides 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.