Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Lisa Helsdon April Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Helsdon is a representative in Landstar's Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Services department and helps the independent contractors who provide Landstar with capacity. She also helps to keep the productivity of her co-workers at a high level.
"In the fast-paced and hectic atmosphere we work in, Lisa comes up with ways to make things less stressful,” said supervisor Michelle Brummett. "Every department should have a Lisa.”
"Lisa proves that, with a little extra effort, people can have a positive impact on their department's success, " said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "We're proud to have enthusiastic employees like her on our team."
Helsdon joined Landstar in August 1988 and lives in Rockford, Illinois. In her spare time, she likes to play golf and follow the Chicago Cubs.
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.