Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Sherry Davis and Kelcey Kast the June Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Davis, an invoice auditor in Revenue Processing for the Landstar Carrier Group, joined Landstar in March of 2005 in her current position. She was nominated by the vice president, two managers and a supervisor in her department for her ability to help operations run smoothly and accept new challenges and responsibilities with pleasure.
“Sherry is an asset to Revenue Processing. No matter what the task, she is always willing to take care of it. She is extremely efficient and takes great pride in getting the job done right,” said Cindy Rimer, a manager in Revenue Processing for the Landstar Carrier Group. ”Sherry is a team player and always has a smile on her face.”
Davis is a Jacksonville native. She and her husband of seven years, Richard, have a 6-year-old son. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, fishing and going to the beach.
Kast, a fuel tax specialist in the Fuel and Miles department for the Landstar Carrier Group, has been with Landstar since March of 1998. She was nominated by a manager in her department for her work ethic, courteous manner and broad understanding of many areas.
“Kelcey is an exceptional team player. Her work ethic reflects positively on the department and the company and she also deals with people in a courteous manner,” said Lisa Conard, a supervisor in Fuel and Miles. ”Kelcey is always pleasant and has a smile on her face.”
A native of Rockford, she and her husband, Timothy, have a 4-year-old son. In her spare time, Kast enjoys attending her son’s t-ball games.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Kast and Davis for their outstanding attitudes and professionalism.
“Kelcey and Sherry are prime examples of employees who are dedicated to excellence and work hard to represent Landstar well,” said Gerkens. “We’re proud to have them as part of our team.”
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 subsidiary Landstar Express America, 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.