Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Cathy Wadley January Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Wadley joined Landstar in June 2004 as an agent sales coordinator in Landstar's Carrier Group Brokerage Services department. She works with independent Landstar agents and coordinates the use of third-party transportation carriers. Wadley was nominated after coming to the aid of agent Mark Vento, who was in a fix.
"We had an equipment failure, a snowstorm, and a blackout all at once,” said Vento. "We could have had an unhappy customer too, but Cathy rose to the occasion and coordinated events to get everything back on track.”
"Cathy is a significant player in our efforts deliver excellent service to both our agents and our customers. Her diligence goes a long way in helping us achieve our goals,” said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. " We're fortunate to have her as part of the team.”
Wadley lives in Rockford, Illinois, with her husband Brad and their four daughters.
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.