Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Ethel Walker July Employee of the Month at the company’s Rockford, Illinois, service center.
Walker, a coordinator in Landstar’s Automotive Operations department, was cited by Automotive Operations Supervisor Kyla Eastabrooks as an employee who makes excellence a daily commitment.
"For the past three years, in order to help facilitate customer service, Ethel has worked an unusual schedule, 4:30a.m. to 4:30p.m., four days a week,” said Eastabrooks. "Yet, she never hesitates to help and Ethel is a great team player who responds to the needs of others.”
"Ethel’s dedication to customer service and quality work is a fine example of how Landstar maintains its position as a leader in the transportation services industry,” said Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens.
Walker joined Landstar in December 1997. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Terrance, and completing studies in pursuit of her bachelor’s degree.
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers worldwide. 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 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.