Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation, warehousing and logistics services, has recognized 10 business capacity owners (BCOs) as Landstar Roadstars. This lifetime achievement award is the highest level of recognition a BCO can receive at Landstar. BCO is Landstar’s term for the independent contractors who provide the company with transportation capacity under exclusive lease arrangements.
The newest class of Landstar Roadstars was acknowledged at an awards dinner in Hollywood, Florida, during Landstar’s annual convention.
Only a select few BCOs are honored each year. These 10 were chosen out of more than 8,000 current Landstar BCOs. Including the addition of this class, the total number of active Landstar Roadstars is 212. Landstar began presenting the award in 1990.
Roadstars are chosen for their consistently high levels of safety, productivity and excellent customer service. Each has also been previously recognized as a Landstar Million Mile Safe Driver.
“These 10 new Landstar Roadstars epitomize professionalism behind the wheel. Their outstanding productivity and safety records deserve the highest of praise,” said Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Henry Gerkens. “They are the best of the best in this industry and I’m proud to call them Landstar BCOs.”
The Class of 2010 Landstar Roadstars inducted this year are: Matthew Cairns, Batesville, Indiana; Danny Dale, Anderson, Indiana; Ray Dishner, Asheville, North Carolina; Kim Dye, Wooster, Ohio; Joe Gamble, Greeleyville, South Carolina; Laura Gardner, Vail, Arizona; Tim Joyce, Talladega, Alabama; Susan Pardue, Clarksville, Georgia; Earl Spradling, Albemarle, North Carolina; Dan Stockwell, South Vienna, Ohio.
Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions. Landstar delivers safe, specialized transportation, warehousing and logistics services to a broad range of customers worldwide utilizing a network of agents, third-party capacity owners and employees. All Landstar transportation 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.