July 19, 2000 Jacksonville, FL - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, announced today the promotion of Mike Simpson to Director of Voice Communications. In his new position, Simpson will be responsible for all phone systems and telecommunications billing throughout the company.
"Mike has been instrumental in achieving significant savings for us," said Landstar Chief Information Officer Bob Luminati. "He has also increased our ability to effectively handle our call volume."
Simpson has been involved with voice communications since 1975. He joined Landstar in 1998 as the Senior Network Specialist, and prior to his promotion he was the Manager of Voice Communications.
Simpson holds an Associates degree in Electronics and lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife and their 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.