December 22, 2000 Jacksonville, Florida - Landstar System, Inc., a safety first transportation and information services company, has named Dena Davidson, Senior Credit Analyst in the Credit Department, Employee of the Year 2000.
"Dena puts her philosophy to work here every day," said Landstar Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Crowe. "She says customer satisfaction is all about communication, and she makes sure that philosophy translates into the top notch service that Landstar is all about. We're very fortunate to have her."
The feelings are mutual. Davidson says she's remained with Landstar for more than 26 years because she loves the people she works with. "My co-workers, Landstar Business Capacity Owners, Landstar agents - we're all a team," she said. "We really care about one another. We're like family."
Davidson joined Landstar in 1974 as a general clerk. Since then, she has held numerous positions, including Senior Clerk and Manager of Credit. As the Senior Credit Analyst, Davidson researches financial backgrounds of potential customers, making sure a business relationship with Landstar is a good fit.
Davidson has lived in Jacksonville nearly all her life and likes to her spend free hours helping others. In addition to her volunteer work, she is active in her church.
Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Landstar 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. The Landstar 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 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc.'s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.