Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Adrienne Herndon and Sandy Woodhouse the February Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Herndon, a training facilitator in the Training and Development department, has been with Landstar since 2000. She’s been in her current position since 2005. One of her main duties is to facilitate the company’s New Employee Training class. Herndon was nominated by her supervisor, Christy Smith, who said she continues to “dazzle” new employees with her classroom skills.
"I cannot begin to count the number of emails, phone calls and ‘elevator’ feedback I receive about her enthusiasm, professionalism, patience, knowledge and positive attitude,” Smith said. “Her efficiency, creativity and ability to work as a team player make her beneficial in every way."
Herndon, a native of New Jersey, lives in Jacksonville with her husband, Craig, and their two young children. Outside of Landstar, Herndon spends most of her time with her family and working towards her master’s degree.
Woodhouse, a sales coordinator in Brokerage Services for the Landstar Carrier Group, has been with the company since October 2004. She was nominated by several of her co-workers and a Landstar agent, who all say that she exemplifies hard work and professionalism.
"Sandy is one of those employees who will take on any task without question. If you give her details on a task, she is off and running,” said Aaron Peterson, a brokerage sales manager in Brokerage Services for the Landstar Carrier Group. “Sandy cares about her position and assisting those around her with whatever she can. She is also that rare employee, so driven to succeed, that you often have to tell her to go home."
Woodhouse is a native of the Northern Illinois area and lives in Rockford with her husband of 10 years, Jim. Outside of work, Woodhouse enjoys spending her time reading and taking walks.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens said he his proud to have such outstanding employees at Landstar.
“The commitment to excellence Adrienne and Sandy demonstrate is the kind of dedication that has made Landstar such a successful company,” said Gerkens. “They are to be commended for their hard work.”
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, contract logistics and warehousing 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.