Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Cheryl Bean May Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Last December, Bean was named the brokerage sales coordinator for Region 6 and almost immediately won the confidence of Region 6 Vice President Ron Moore and Manager Linda Davis as well as the independent Landstar agents in the region.
"Cheryl stepped right in, contacted the agents and let them know she was ready and willing to assist them any time she could,” said Davis . "Based on her performance, one would have thought that Cheryl had been working with them for years.”
"Cheryl's two-time selection as Landstar's Employee of the Month shows the high regard others have for her, " said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "We're fortunate to have her. ”
Bean, who was previously honored in November 2003, joined Landstar in September 2001. She lives in Winnebago, Illinois, with her husband, Richard, and their three children.
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.