Landstar Names Strickland Jacksonville Service Center Employee of the Month

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Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Ricky Strickland December Employee of the Month at the company's Jacksonville, Florida, Service Center .

Strickland, a representative in Brokerage Settlements, was praised by manager Nadine Stettner for his ability to resolve issues involving third party broker carriers.

"Ricky's work ethic is far above the norm,” said Stettner. "He's thorough, conscientious, and dedicated. Ricky is my ‘go-to' employee for any issue that needs to be researched and resolved.”

"Ricky is a true professional, committed to quality service and solutions," said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "He is a great example of what the Landstar team is all about."

Strickland joined Landstar in August 2002. He lives in Jacksonville with his two dogs, Petey and Freckles.

Landstar System, Inc. delivers 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 and third-party transportation capacity providers. 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.