Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Jamie Barger January Employee of the Month at the company's Jacksonville, Florida, service center.
As a Programmer Analyst in the Information Services Advanced Technology department, Barger helps develop the web-based applications used by independent Landstar agents and business capacity owners (BCOs) to haul freight. He was nominated for his efforts to improve new software applications by eliciting feedback from agents and BCOs. Barger was instrumental in the user-application design of the newly launched LandstarBroker.com.
"Jamie is committed to quality service and solutions,” said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "His dedication and focus demonstrates the key role our employees play in keeping Landstar a leader in the transportation industry.”
Barger joined Landstar in 2001. He lives in Jacksonville with his wife Charline and is a photography buff in his spare time.
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.