TRINITY, Fla., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FreightCenter.com is pleased to announce its high ranking on a nationwide list that recognizes revenue and industry growth on local and national levels. For the sixth consecutive year, the Internet-based logistics company made the prestigious Inc.500|5000 list. The list compiled by Inc. Magazine measures percentage revenue growth and represents an important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs.
Improving its ranking by more than 1,158 positions, FreightCenter.com has ranked at No. 1,774 out of 5,000 other U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent companies. FreightCenter.com sits alongside companies like Microsoft, Facebook and Intuit that historically earn top positions on the Inc.500|5000 list. The published list will appear in the September issue of Inc. Magazine.
"FreightCenter has continued to succeed despite the economy and I believe our dedication to introducing new solutions to the freight industry is the primary source of our success," said Mathew Brosious CEO and co-founder of FreightCenter.com. "We are extremely grateful to our customers, dedicated employees and industry partners for helping make FreightCenter an online leader in freight shipping and logistics."
The company is consistently recognized both in the local community and nationwide for its contribution toward new software development and innovation in Web-based freight. FreightCenter.com additionally received local honors from the Gulf Coast Business Review and the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Out of 500 Gulf Coast companies, FreightCenter.com ranked at No. 157. In July, the company won another top award, earning the 17th position out of 50 Tampa Bay area companies.
The 2012 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating $100,000 by March 31, 2008 and at least $2 million in revenue in 2011. Honorees will be recognized at the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. October 3-5, 2012. The three day networking event will feature key note speakers, a black-tie gala and awards ceremony.
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Based out of the Tampa Bay area since 1998, FreightCenter.com is a third-party freight and logistics company developing Web-based tools that simplify freight shipping for both individual shippers and businesses. FreightCenter.com offers instant carrier rates and services for LTL, truckload, international, specialized, intermodal and trade show transportation. To see FreightCenter's customer reviews and testimonials visit our website at http://www.freightcenter.com/testimonials.aspx.