August 15, 2003 Jacksonville, Florida - Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity, has named Bob Devereaux, a Freight Coordinator at Landstar's Service Center in Rockford, Illinois, Employee of the Month for August.
The occasion marks the second time Devereaux has been honored since joining Landstar in 1995. He was recently was cited by superiors for helping a Landstar agent move a large volume of freight in a short period of time.
"Bob helped the agent cover seven loads in a couple of hours," said Jamie Lepke, Devereaux's supervisor. "He displays this commitment on a daily basis and puts forth a tremendous effort to help his co-workers whenever they need him."
"Bob is a great example of the Landstar spirit that pulls us all together and makes our independent agents and BCOs feel a part of the family," said Landstar President and COO Henry Gerkens.
Devereaux lives in Rockford and is the father of two. During the season, he's an avid softball player.
Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset-based provider of transportation capacity delivering safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers throughout North America. The company identifies and fulfills shippers' needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents, business capacity owners, and other transportation capacity providers. The term, business capacity owner, refers to Landstar's independent contractors who operate a small business and provide the equipment necessary to haul freight.
Landstar's carrier group is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc. and Landstar Ranger, Inc. and delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar's multimodal group is comprised of Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides 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.