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The Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management Society (LTSCM Society) and the Supply Chain Club (SCC SCC - strongly connected component ) of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business The Robert H. Smith School of Business is a graduate school of business management within the University of Maryland, College Park. The school was named after an alumni Robert H. Smith following his generous donation of $15 million in 1998. , 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 The United States Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest not-for-profit business federation, representing
  • 3,000,000 businesses (via its Federation of local chambers and association members. Actual direct membership is several tens of thousands.
 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 “Jacksonville” redirects here. For other uses, see Jacksonville (disambiguation).
Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and the county seat of Duval County.
, is one of the largest non-asset-based transportation capacity providers in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. , 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
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 1, 2004
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