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September Star of Quality Awards

When members of the Landstar family go above and beyond the call of duty, their extra efforts are recognized with Landstar’s Star of Quality Award. Deserving business capacity owners (BCOs) and agents receive bronze, silver, gold or platinum lapel pins recognizing their dedication to the best in transportation services.

Our thanks to the following Landstar owner-operators and agents who represent the best in the freight transportation industry.

Star of Quality Award Winners of September 2017:

Platinum:

Rodney Leon Hall & Craig Helsel

A platinum star is awarded in exceptional circumstances such as those faced with a life or death situation.

Gold:

Alec S. Costerus, Gregory Lee Huggins, Walter Jackson, John Glenn Jones, Laurie Ann Jones, David Allen McManus, Stephen Hugh McFarlane*, James Rowland*

*Going Beyond the Gold – recipients have received multiple Gold Star awards. 

Silver:

Linda M. Caffee, Gary R. Deemer, Gregory Lee Huggins, Peter F. Kohl, James Markey, Raymond Nickels, Kevin Todd Sigle, Thuong Van Truong, Martin Walsh.

Bronze:

Douglas James Arend Sr., Deloris Dianne Arend, Tamie Beaton, Yick Yuen Chui, Dale Lawrence Conklin, Patricia Conklin, Anthony W. Cox, George Raymond DeMarino Jr., Adolfo Bernardo Dolgiej, Gary L. Erdmann, Joey Homsey, Howard Waymond Hudson, Larry Ingham, Yvonne Lander, Valentin Lopez, Gregory Elliot McKnight, Nanette Newton, Scott Newton, Sheila Annette Nickels, Kerrick Jacob Rigmaiden, Anthony Burt Rouse, Ruth Rouse, Milton Marty Schlensig, Candice Settle, Derek Settle, Anthony K. Smith, Terence Raynard Thomas, Hill Tucker, Moises Zubiaur.

If you would like to nominate a Landstar BCO or agent to receive a Star of Quality Award, send an email to StarQ@Landstar.com

Landstar BCO Greg Moore Saves Life

4536_greg-moore-bco0415Landstar BCO Greg Moore said he didn’t even stop to think when he saw a woman crash her pick-up truck off of Highway 100 in Keystone Heights, Florida. Moore was on his way home to Moultrie, Georgia after a long haul when he saw the accident happen, and quickly pulled his big rig over to the side of the road to help.

“I watched her crash, and I didn’t think twice, I parked my truck and got to her as fast as I could. It was just in time,” said Moore.

Moore got the 74-year-old woman out of her truck just before the truck burst into flames. Witnesses who saw the accident happen said Moore didn’t leave the woman’s side, staying with her until an ambulance arrived at the scene.

“I am just thankful that Jesus put me where I needed to be to help that woman. All I was thinking about was saving her life. Her life was more important than anything at the time,” said Moore.

Moore explained he did what he thinks anyone would do, help save a life.

“I knew there was a life in there, nothing else mattered, but saving her life,” he said.

Moore says the woman he saved, Annie Lee Smith, was hospitalized after the crash with injuries to her arm and ribs. He is in touch with Smith’s family and hopes to visit her as soon as she feels up to it.

The BCO, who leased on to Landstar in 2013, has been in the transportation industry for the last 16 years. Landstar is presenting Moore with a Platinum Star of Quality for his heroic efforts. The Platinum Star is awarded in exceptional circumstances and is intended for Landstar’s Heroes of the Highway who are faced with a life or death situation. Congratulations Greg and thank you for going above and beyond the call of duty!Greg Moore BCO (2)

Action News, a FOX and CBS television station in Jacksonville, Florida, interviewed Moore about his heroic actions. Watch their story here: Landstar BCO Saves Life.