Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Brad Rothermel February Employee of the Month at the company's Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Rothermel, a business capacity owner (BCO) advisor who joined Landstar in April 1996, was recognized for the high quality of service he provides to Landstar's network of independent owner-operators.
"We sometimes tease Brad because he spends more time than usual on the phone,” said BCO Services Manager Mark Gillette. "But it's his way of showing our BCOs that Landstar is committed to their success.”
"Brad is a wonderful example of an employee who is committed to quality service," said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens. "He's an inspiration to the rest of the Landstar team."
Rothermel lives in Durand, Illinois, with his with wife, Kathy, and their three daughters. In his spare time, he likes to enter barbecue cook-offs and follow the Kansas City Chiefs.
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's global logistics group, which is comprised of Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. and its subsidiaries Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides international and domestic, multimodal (over-the-road, air, ocean and rail) transportation, expedited, warehousing and contract logistics 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.