Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Shelli Anderson and Latosha Wright the January Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Rockford, Illinois, and Jacksonville, Florida, respectively.
Anderson, a pricing analyst in the Sales Administration department, has been with Landstar since June of 2006. She was nominated by a Landstar vice president and several members of the Sales Administration department for her knowledge, positive attitude and excellent work ethic.
“Shelli takes her responsibilities very seriously. She is proactive in her approach to customer follow-up and keeps important processes up to date,” said Jay Folladori, Vice President of Landstar Carrier Group Heavy/Specialized Services. “She is a valuable asset to our team approach to grow business.”
Anderson, a native of Chicago, has lived in the Rockford area for about 10 years. She has two sons ages 20 and 18. Outside of work she enjoys going to the movies and spending time with her family.
Wright, a compliance representative in the Compliance department, has been with the company since March 2000. She was nominated by her co-workers for her outstanding work ethic, high productivity and willingness to take on new challenges.
“Latosha’s work ethic is to be commended,” said Brandi Bergesen, Wright’s manager in the Compliance department. “She is a huge asset to our department and her recognition is well deserved.”
A native of Miami, Wright moved to Jacksonville in 1989. She has two sons ages 13 and 11 and a daughter age 10. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children and watching movies.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Anderson and Wright on their dedication to their work.
“Shelli and Latosha exhibit the type of knowledge, drive to succeed and professionalism that makes for a winning combination,” said Gerkens. “We are fortunate to have them as part of our team.”
Landstar System, Inc. delivers safe, specialized transportation and logistics 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 Express America, Inc., 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 Global Logistics, Inc. is a third party logistics company, providing international and domestic multimodal (over-the-road, air, ocean and rail) transportation, 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.