February 23, 2000 Jacksonville, FL - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation services company, announced today the promotion of Robert Sentgerath to Director of System Development in the company's Information Services Department. In his new position, Sentgerath will manage the Information Services staff that develops and maintains Landstar's internal and external computer system. His primary responsibilities are Internet and Intranet development. He is also in charge of imaging solutions, and HELP Desk and technical writing groups.
"As we continue to develop hi-tech systems to help our small business partners stay on top of the highly competitive transportation industry, we'll continue to utilize and recognize the talents of experienced employees like Robert," said Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe. "It's employees like him who make it possible for Landstar to share advanced technology with our independent agents and business capacity owners, so they may run their business more effectively and offer the safest, most reliable transportation services available."
After relocating from Germany to the United States, Sentgerath started as a consultant to Landstar in 1993. In 1998 he joined Landstar permanently as Manager of Systems Development, responsible for system development, documentation and imaging solutions. Sentgerath was instrumental in the company's Year 2000 compliance initiatives.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Landstar's 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. Landstar's 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 9002 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.