Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Christine Gates April Employee of the Month at the company's Jacksonville, Florida, service center.
Gates joined Landstar in June 2000. Her ability to successfully resolve difficult issues led to her current position as a representative in Third-Party Settlements.
"Christine is a thorough, conscientious, and dedicated employee who is one of my team leaders,” said manager Nadine Stettner. "In addition to completing her daily tasks, she helps train and guide new employees and keeps fellow team members productive and motivated.”
"Christine recognizes the importance of quality in providing a competitive edge,” said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. " Professionals like her raise the bar on excellence for everyone at Landstar. ”
Gates also leads Landstar's Pen Pal and Angel Aid programs. She lives in Jacksonville with her husband, Chris.
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.