Landstar Names Employees of the Year

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Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation and logistics services, has named Derrick Dantzler, Connie Kortus and Lorry Herron Employees of the Year for 2012.

They were chosen as the best of the best among the 36 Employees of the Month selected during 2012 from Landstar’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, Rockford, Illinois, and Southfield, Michigan.

The Jacksonville service center’s Employee of the Year is Derrick Dantzler, a team lead in the Information Services department. He has been with Landstar since July of 2004. Dantzler was recognized for his willingness to help other members of his department, dependability and enthusiasm when taking on new assignments and challenges.

The Rockford service center’s Employee of the Year is Connie Kortus, who works as an executive assistant in the Capacity Utilization department. With Landstar since September 2002, Kortus was nominated for her ability to perform many duties with excellence. In addition to administrative tasks, she administers the Star of Quality program which recognizes deserving Landstar agents and BCOs nominated for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Lorry Herron is the Southfield service center Employee of the Year. Herron is a coordinator in the Air Charter department in Southfield, Michigan. Herron, who started in April of 2002, was nominated for her job knowledge, problem solving skills and outstanding customer service.

Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended all the 2012 Employees of the Year for their outstanding service to the company.

“The 2012 Landstar Employees of the Year each, in their own way, exemplify the talent and professionalism that helps make Landstar an industry leader year in and year out ,” said Gerkens. “I congratulate them on this career achievement.”

About Landstar:

System, Inc. is a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions. Landstar delivers safe, specialized transportation and logistics services to a broad range of customers worldwide utilizing a network of agents, third-party capacity owners and employees. All Landstar transportation services companies are certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality management system standards and RC14001:2008 environmental, health, safety and security management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Its common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.