Jacksonville , Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity, has named Kara Lloyd August Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Lloyd's contributions to Landstar go far beyond her job as a freight coordinator in the Operations department. In addition to helping BCOs find freight, Lloyd helps them with the paperwork required to haul loads in and out of Canada as well as for United States Customs. Lloyd, who joined Landstar in 1999, also resolves issues on shipments entering the United States from Mexico and coastal seaports and conducts orientation sessions for new Landstar agents.
"Kara responds quickly to the needs of Landstar BCOs and agents and impresses them with her customer service,” said Freight Operation Supervisor Jamie Lepke. "She's continuously strives to improve the department's productivity.”
"Kara demonstrates an outstanding level of dedication to her job, " said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "The assistance of employees like Kara helps keep operations running smooth for our small business owners.
Lloyd lives in Rockford , Illinois . When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Jasmine.
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers world-wide. 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 Global Logistics, Inc., Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., together, provide international and domestic expedited, warehousing, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Its common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.