AUGUST 27, 2013 - FreightCenter, a leading freight comparison site, has once again been named to the Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at an important segment of our nation's economy – independent entrepreneurs.
“We are proud to receive this award for the seventh year in a row,” said Matthew Brosious, CEO of FreightCenter. “At FreightCenter, our customers are our business. We strive to develop the best site and technology for rating and booking freight, and we are excited to be honored for the commitment we make to assist shippers with finding quality services from our network of freight companies.”
With sights on doubling its staff of professionals by 2014, FreightCenter currently employs 120 people. Its award-winning growth is marked by an expansion that includes a newly renovated 16,000 square-foot headquarters in Palm Harbor. Since 1998, the company has provided logistics for more than one million shippers worldwide.
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating $100,000 by March 31, 2009 and at least $2 million in revenue in 2012. A full list of the prominent brands featured on this year’s list can be found at www.inc.com/500.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.