Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Cheryl Armato and Connie Byrd March Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Rockford, Illinois and Jacksonville, Florida, respectively.
Armato, an agent development coordinator in the Capacity Utilization department, has been with Landstar since September of 1999. She was nominated by her co-workers and a Landstar independent agent for her work ethic and ability to assist and teach others.
“Cheryl consistently raises the bar. She is a highly organized and knowledgeable member of our team. She is a valuable resource for our independent agents, consistently finding opportunities to educate them on how to be successful at Landstar,” said Diane Henson, Agent Development manager in the Capacity Utilization department.
Armato is a native of the Rockford area. She and her husband, Denny, have been married 19 years. She has two children and three grandchildren, with one grandchild on the way. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing and spending time with family.
Byrd, an external customer liaison in the Information Services department, has been with Landstar for over 20 years. She was nominated by her co-workers for her extensive business knowledge and willingness to assist in any situation.
“Connie is very deserving of the title of employee of the month. She consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty. Her continued outstanding performance and support contribute to the success of the Information Services department and Landstar as a whole,” said Angie Abbott, a manager in the Information Services Business Analysis department.
Byrd is a native of Jacksonville. She and her husband, Jim, have been married 10 years. She has three children and five grandchildren. In her spare time, she plays upright bass in a bluegrass band.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Armato and Byrd on their willingness and ability to use their knowledge to assist others.
“The experience and knowledge Cheryl and Connie bring to the table makes them both valuable resources for our employees, agents and customers. I can think of no better criteria for honoring and selecting employees of the month,” said Gerkens. “We are proud to showcase them as two of our best.”
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 and logistics capacity providers. Through its operating subsidiaries, Landstar delivers excellence in complete transportation logistics services and solutions. 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.