January 2002

Landstar noted, owner-operators honored

Landstar Logistics and Landstar Ranger earned 2001 Quest for Quality awards from Logistics Management & Distribution Report.

Landstar honored owner-operators and their families during Landstar Appreciation Days. The five-day event featured safety meetings, a truck beauty contest and the Landstar National Safe Truck Driving Championship. Safe drivers were recognized: 35 for 1 million miles, four for 2 million miles and one for 3 million miles.

Awards & Recognition

  • CFI, Joplin, Mo., announced its September awards: Eduardo Velarde, Company Driver of the Month; Stacy and Donna Moran, Company Team of the Month; John Newkirk, Contract Driver of the Month; and Craig Brandon and Idona Bailey, Contractor Team of the Month.
  • Sitton, Joplin, Mo., selected Eric Carr as Driver of the Month for July. Carr received a $150 savings bond.
  • Roadway, Akron, Ohio, received the 2001 Nicholson Award for best annual report in the trucking/transportation industry. The Nicholson Awards for clear, readable annual reports are sponsored by the National Association of Investors Corp.
  • KLLM, Richland, Miss., inducted five drivers into the Chairman’s Fleet and 17 drivers into the President’s Fleet at the company’s annual Million Mile Awards Dinner.
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