Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Chad Conti and Bonnie Stewart the May Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Rockford, Illinois, and Jacksonville, Florida, respectively.
Conti, an agent sales coordinator in Brokerage Services for the Landstar Carrier Group, joined Landstar in June of 2006. He was nominated by two region managers and an agent for his knowledge, work ethic and positive attitude when assisting agents.
“Chad has been nothing but an asset since joining Landstar. He has been a great help to me and the agents who need our services,” said Robert Brasher, a region manager for Region 7. “Chad is constantly checking with me and the agents in order to provide help wherever possible. His attitude is always positive and the agents truly appreciate his work ethic.”
Conti is a native of the Rockford area. He has a 14-year-old son and enjoys golfing and cycling in his spare time.
Stewart, a loss prevention coordinator in Safety Services for the Landstar Carrier Group, will have been with Landstar for 37 years in June. She was recently nominated by two managers in the Safety Services department.
“Bonnie is a professional. She is efficient, a very dependable coworker and is always willing to help,” said Bob Downey, a manager in the Safety Service department. “She is a team player for all of Landstar and is always a pleasure to work with.”
Stewart was also named Employee of the Month in May, 1992, when she worked as a Senior Liability Claims Clerk in the Contractor Relations department.
A native of Jacksonville, she is married with two children and six grandchildren. In her spare time, Stewart enjoys traveling.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Conti and Stewart for their outstanding attitudes and professionalism.
“We’re proud to have these two on the team,” said Gerkens. “Bonnie, who has been a part of the Landstar family for 37 years and Chad, who is a new member of the team, both represent our continuing commitment to provide excellence in service.”
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 subsidiary Landstar Express America, 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.