October 15, 2003 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation capacity provider, has named Priscilla Solomon October Employee of the Month for Landstar's Jacksonville Service Center.
Solomon, a Log Compliance Supervisor, is highly regarded in her department. Six co-workers nominated her for the honor. When Solomon received the award, all 32 members of her department lined up to give her a hug.
"Priscilla has trained nearly everyone in the Log Department," the co-workers wrote on Solomon's nomination. "She makes us feel like we're a team. The confidence she instills in each of us, her positive attitude and winning smile are great examples why she should be employee of the month."
"Priscilla is a great teacher, a motivated worker and an effective leader," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "We appreciate people like her who make our team strong."
Solomon, a Jacksonville native, joined Landstar four years ago. She spends much of her free time involved in church activities and working with youth.
Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity delivering safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers throughout North America. The company identifies and fulfills shippers' needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents, business capacity owners, and other transportation capacity providers. The term, business capacity owner, refers to Landstar's independent contractors who operate a small business and provide the equipment necessary to haul freight.
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.