Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Jeff Janicki and Maria Traina the March Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Rockford, Illinois, and Jacksonville, Florida, respectively.
Janicki, an imaging operator in Imaging Services, has been with Landstar since May of 2005. He is credited with helping the department run smoothly and receives regular praise from BCOs and agents. BCO is Landstar’s term for the independent contractors who provide the company with transportation capacity under exclusive lease arrangements. Janicki was nominated by his coworkers, an agent and a vendor.
“If I need help resolving a problem, Jeff is always happy to assist me,” said Ann-Marie LoBianco, manager of Imaging Services. “No matter how busy he is, he always takes the time to help and does so with a smile.”
Janicki was born in Genoa, Illinois, and currently lives in Rockford, with his wife, Alison, and their three children. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Traina, a log compliance representative in the Compliance department, has been with the company since October 1989. She was nominated by several of her coworkers and a Landstar BCO. Traina is commended for her exemplary telephone service, thorough knowledge of compliance issues and professional demeanor.
“Maria exhibits superb customer service,” said Jessica Swain, a supervisor in the Log Compliance department. “It is not unusual for BCOs to send accolades for Maria.”
Traina was born in Puerto Rico, and raised in New York. She has lived in Jacksonville for 18 years. In her spare time, Traina visits the elderly through a volunteer program at her church.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Janicki and Traina for their professionalism and dedication.
“These two individuals demonstrate the hard work and service skills it takes to provide excellence to both internal and external customers,” said Gerkens. “Landstar is fortunate to have such outstanding employees.” ”
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.