TQL One of Only Six 11-Time Honorees on INC. 500|5000
CINCINNATI, Aug. 13, 2015 – And then there were six. Cincinnati-based Total Quality Logistics landed on Inc. magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the 11th consecutive year.
Last year TQL shared the honor of its 10th appearance on the Inc. 5000 list with 10 other companies. Only six maintained their ongoing growth and reached the list for the 11th time.
“This is a huge accomplishment,” said TQL President Kerry Byrne. “To maintain the kind of growth we’ve had for more than a decade speaks volumes to the kind of company we’ve become. This is a tribute to our employees, our carriers and the customers who place their trust in us.”
Generating more than $2.1 billion in revenue in 2014, with a 105-percent growth rate over the last three years, TQL is the only company in the logistics and transportation industry to reach the 11-time benchmark. TQL joins MicroPact, Stone Brewing Co., G&A Partners, Welocalize and Integrity Staffing Solutions among the six companies on the list 11 times.
The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011.
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 is available at www.inc.com/inc5000.
In addition to its consistent revenue growth, Inc. recognized as TQL as a leader in job creation; the company added 1,447 jobs across the country in a three-year span.
ABOUT TOTAL QUALITY LOGISTICS
Total Quality Logistics is one of the largest freight brokerage firms in the nation. TQL will have 34 offices in 19 states by the end of August. TQL connects customers needing to move truckload freight shipments with carriers having capacity to move them. TQL is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its 2014 sales topped $2 billion and it employs more than 3,500 people nationwide. Connect with TQL on the web at TQL.com, on Facebook at Total Quality Logistics or on Twitter @TQLogistics.