CarrierDirect Named Among America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine

Top Quote Company Debuts at No. 261 on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Businesses with Three-Year Growth Rate of 1,728 Percent. End Quote
  • Chicago, IL (1888PressRelease) August 15, 2015 - CarrierDirect, a leading strategy advisory firm for transportation and logistics companies, debuted at No. 261 on Inc. Magazine's 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth over three years; during this timeframe CarrierDirect experienced 1,728 percent sales growth. CarrierDirect was also ranked eighth among peers in the logistics and transportation category and twelfth among peers in the Greater Chicago Area.

    "We are truly humbled and honored to be recognized as one of America's fastest growing companies," said Erik Malin, Executive Vice President of CarrierDirect. "This achievement exhibits our team's dedication to providing unique perspectives and solutions to challenges faced by both third-party logistics companies and freight carriers. As we continue to grow, we will always stay true to our mission of being a key source of strategic guidance and support to help drive change for the companies we serve."

    CarrierDirect was founded in 2011 to provide strategic advisory services to both carriers and third-party logistics companies, enabling CarrierDirect to position itself as a thought leader capable of driving change.

    The 2015 Inc. 5000 ranking includes the most competitive crop in the list's history. The average company on the list achieved a three-year growth of 490 percent. The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

    About CarrierDirect
    CarrierDirect is a leading advisory firm to freight carriers and third-party logistics companies, supporting their efforts to become top enterprises in their space. For more information on CarrierDirect visit Follow the company on Twitter at

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