December 5, 2001 Jacksonville, Florida - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first transportation and information services company, has named Mike Burkholder, an Orientation Coordinator, Rockford Service Center Employee of the Month for December 2001.
"Mike does an excellent job of integrating new business capacity owners into the Landstar system. In addition to helping them make a successful start, he makes them feel a part of the Landstar family," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens. "It's his dedication to all of Landstar family that makes Mike such a valuable employee."
Burkholder joined the Landstar family as a BCO in 1989. He earned one of the company's highest honors when he was named a Landstar Roadstar in 1993. That year he joined the Landstar Safety Department. In 1998, he made the switch to the Orientation Center helping newly leased contractors learn the Landstar system.
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.