Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) – Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation capacity provider, has named Chris Emerson May Employee of the Month at the company’s Jacksonville Service Center.
Emerson began his career at Landstar in 2000 as a freight coordinator and was recently promoted to the position of supervisor of Freight Operations. It’s his job to make sure Landstar agents and business capacity owners have the trailers they need available to haul freight.
"Chris has made great strides and has earned a leadership role in Freight Operations,” said Freight Operations Manager Bruce Scott. "He’s an invaluable member of the department.”
"Chris understands and takes seriously his role in the Landstar system,” said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "He’s shown that he is willing to go the extra mile to raise the level of success that is synonymous with the Landstar name.”
Emerson lives in Jacksonville with his wife, Crystal and their two children.
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, which is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc., Landstar Ranger, Inc. and Landstar Carrier Services, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group, which 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.