January 15, 2004 Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation capacity provider, has named Sara Reyes January Employee of the Month for Landstar's Jacksonville Service Center.
Reyes, a reports coordinator in Trailer Utilization, was selected for her high level of productivity and willingness to take on additional responsibilities during a transitional period in her department. She joined Landstar in November 2000.
"Sara is a remarkable example of an employee who is committed to her work," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "We're pleased to have her as part of the Landstar team."
Reyes and her husband Melvin live in Jacksonville and are eagerly awaiting the birth of their first child.
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.