Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Teresa O’Brien and Chris Keller the October Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
O’Brien, a representative in Landstar’s Business Capacity Owner (BCO) Settlement Services department at the Jacksonville Service Center, joined the company in August 2002. Landstar Director of Settlement Services Nadine Stettner nominated O’Brien for her contributions to the department during a period of transition.
“Teresa turns problems into opportunities,” said Stettner. “Her dedication and initiative enabled the department to continue to work at a high level.”
O’Brien lives in the Jacksonville community of Atlantic Beach, with her husband and their two children.
Keller was recognized for the second time since joining Landstar in April 1997. An audit coordinator in Landstar Carrier Services’ Heavy Haul department, Keller received high praise from Supervisor of Specialized Hauling Mark Harris.
“Chris’ dedicated service to our BCOs who specialize in heavy haul is just outstanding,” said Harris. “They speak highly of her because she makes the effort to get things right the first time.”
Keller, her husband and their two children reside in Pecatonica, Illinois.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens also applauded the work ethic of O’Brien and Keller.
“Teresa and Chris each recognize the vital role they play in providing customer service. They each place strong emphasis on ensuring customer satisfaction and bringing out the best in others through hard work and leadership,” said Gerkens. “They are model employees who deliver quality service.”
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation services to a broad range of customers worldwide. The Company identifies and fulfills shippers’ needs through the coordination of individual businesses comprised of independent sales agents and third-party transportation capacity providers. Landstar's carrier group, which is comprised of Landstar Gemini, Inc., Landstar Inway, Inc., Landstar Ligon, Inc., Landstar Ranger, Inc. and Landstar Carrier Services, Inc., delivers excellence in complete over-the-road transportation services. Landstar’s global logistics group, which is comprised of Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. and its subsidiaries Landstar Express America, Inc. and Landstar Logistics, Inc., provides international and domestic multimodal (over-the-road, air, ocean and rail) transportation, expedited, contract logistics and warehousing services. All Landstar operating companies are certified to ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standards. Landstar System, Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Its common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol LSTR.