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The Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management Society (LTSCM Society) and the Supply Chain Club (SCC) of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, have named Jeffrey Crowe, Chairman of Landstar System. Inc., as their 2004 "Person of the Year."

Crowe served as Chairman of the United States Chamber of Commerce from June 2003 through May 2004. He has served on the US Chamber's board since 1998, working on the Transportation Committee and the Education, Employment and Training Committee. Crowe was also recently Chairman of the National Defense Transportation Association, which has supported Smith School of Business students with substantial scholarship funds over the past few years.

Landstar, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is one of the largest non-asset-based transportation capacity providers in the United States, with a network of more than 7,700 business capacity owners (small business contractors who supply the company with the equipment used to haul freight), 17,000 third party truck capacity providers and 1,000 independent agent locations. The company has been named one of "America's Best Big Companies" by Forbes magazine for four consecutive years.
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Title Annotation:CORPORATE NEWS; Jeffrey Crowe named Person of the Year
Publication:Defense Transportation Journal
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Date:Dec 1, 2004
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