Bowen and Runte Honored as Landstar Employees of the Month
Jacksonville, Florida (NASDAQ-LSTR) Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation capacity and logistics services, has named Tony Bowen and Bobbi Runte the June Employees of the Month at the company’s service centers in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rockford, Illinois, respectively.
Bowen, a copy center operator in the Administrative Services department, has been with Landstar since January of 2006. He was nominated by the Corporate Communications department’s administrative assistant for helping to ship out over 200 agent revenue award packages for the department.
“Tony was always pleasant and willing to help. During his time working with me on this project, he never complained and he worked quickly and accurately,” said Debbie Templeton, administrative assistant in the Corporate Communications department. “He’s always a pleasure to work with.”
Bowen, a native of Massachusetts, has lived in Jacksonville for about 10 years. He has a 4-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his children and following the New England Patriots and Boston Celtics.
Runte, a loss prevention coordinator in the Safety Services department, has been with Landstar since August of 2000.
She was nominated by members of her department and the department of Operator Compliance for her accurate, detailed work and consistently pleasant personality.
“The information Bobbi sends our department is very detailed and thorough, allowing us to follow up in an efficient manner,” says Bradi Bergesen, Director of Logs and Drug Testing in the Operator Compliance department. “Bobbi’s work is a great example of the teamwork between our departments.”
Runte is an Illinois native. She and her husband of two years, Nolan, have an 8-month-old son. In her spare time, Runte enjoys spending times outdoors boating and camping and being with her family.
Landstar President and CEO Henry Gerkens commended Bowen and Runte on their positive influence on others around the workplace.
“These two employees demonstrate that a good work ethic, a great attitude and a willingness to help others are essential to success in the workplace,” 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 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.