November 15, 2003 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation capacity provider, has named Cheryl Bean November Employee of the Month for Landstar's Rockford, Illinois, Service Center.
Bean, who joined Landstar in 2001 as a brokerage sales coordinator, is highly regarded by Landstar's independent Carrier Group agents, who own and operate their own business, but depend on Bean to help maximize freight hauling opportunities.
"Cheryl recognizes the vital role she plays in customer service, ensuring satisfaction and confidence in the company," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "We appreciate the full-service support she provides to our agents."
Bean lives in Winnebago, Illinois, with her husband Richard, their three children and four horses. And in her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and pets.
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.