Landstar Names Employees of the Month

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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 Michelle Blackston, Carmen Barfield and Kathy Bell as February Employees of the Month.

Blackston is a supervisor in Operations at the Southfield, Michigan, service center. Blackston, who started in November 1998, was nominated for her work ethic, dedication to customer service and ability to go above and beyond the call of duty.

Barfield works out of the Jacksonville, Florida, service center as a coordinator in the BCO Utilization department. She has been with Landstar since June of 2010. She was recognized for her hard work, outstanding attitude and willingness to assist others. Barfield is lauded by coworkers for generating positive morale in the department.

Bell works out of the Rockford, Illinois, service center as an advisor in the BCO Services department. She has been with Landstar since October of 2000. Bell was nominated for her friendly attitude, patience and integrity in her work and when dealing with others.

Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Blackston, Barfield and Bell on their outstanding contributions to Landstar.

“Employees of the Month are honored not only for the specific job-related skills they bring to the table, but also for their people skills,” said Gerkens. “It’s clear to me that these three employees are very talented in both areas and I’m proud to honor their accomplishments.”

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.