May 15, 2000 Jacksonville, FL - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, announced today the promotion of Mike Silverwood to Vice President of Administration at Landstar Inway, a wholly owned subsidiary. In his new position, Silverwood will oversee all administrative functions and procedures for the company's Rockford, Illinois operation.
"Mike has proven to be a diligent and responsible worker," said Landstar Inway President Jeff Pundt. "We're pleased to recognize his valuable contributions by expanding his management role."
Silverwood, who joined Landstar in 1996, has experience in many areas of the company including Director of Pricing and Government and Automotive billing. Most recently he served as Director of National Accounts and Administration.
He holds a degree in Business Administration from Ohio State University, and resides in Byron, Illinois with his wife and three children.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Landstar's carrier group, comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group, comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., delivers excellence in expedited, contract logistics and intermodal transportation services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9002 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.