CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Logistics was recently recognized as one of the "Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America" by Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur 360™ List, the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, Redwood Logistics is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of impact, innovation, growth and leadership.
"Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America" honorees were identified based on the results of a comprehensive study of independently owned companies, which used a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics. The algorithm was built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure four metrics reflecting major pillars of entrepreneurship—innovation, growth, leadership and impact.
"Our annual evaluation offers a 360-degree analysis of the current private-business landscape," said Lisa Murray, chief insights officer of Entrepreneur Media Inc. "Top performers are determined by how well-rounded they are in these four key operative areas. Entrepreneurship is a complex endeavor—this listing recognizes those who have mastered the challenge and are thriving this year."
Consistently recognized as a top workplace by several trusted organizations, Redwood Logistics boasts a wide range of services and a flexible, strategically integrated operating model that has positioned the company as a leader among mid-sized, third-party logistics providers. Today, Redwood moves and manages more than $600 million in transportation spend annually and employs 364 people in 13 cities, with an additional 233 owner/operator drivers in its truckload services subsidiary.
"Redwood was built entirely on the values and ambitions of the entrepreneurial spirit, which continues to define every aspect of the company today," said Todd Berger, president and CEO of Redwood Logistics. "We are unbelievably honored to be among the best in the nation in this category and look forward to what the Redwood family accomplishes in the months and years to come."
For additional details on the Entrepreneur 360™ List and the companies recognized, visit: http://features.entrepreneur.com/entrepreneur-360/.
ABOUT REDWOOD LOGISTICS
Chicago-based Redwood Logistics is a next-generation, strategically integrated logistics provider that believes every company's needs are unique. For more than 15 years, the company has been providing solutions for moving and managing freight and sharing its knowledge across North America. Redwood Logistics is focused on making its customers more successful in their end markets by applying talented and motivated people, proven processes and cutting-edge technologies to optimize their supply chain management efforts. To learn more about Redwood Logistics, visit www.redwoodlogistics.com.
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