LENEXA, Kan., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to accommodate its substantial growth, Freightquote is moving its headquarters to a new location in Kansas City, Missouri. Groundbreaking for the new building will occur this August with Freightquote Chairman and CEO Tim Barton in attendance. The expected move-in date is projected for late May, 2013. This is a huge milestone for the freight shipping company and will ready it for an even greater expansion in the future. It will also bring a significant investment in the city and state.
"We appreciate the efforts put forth by the state and city in creating an incentive package for our company," Tim Barton said in a statement. "We look forward to growing our business in Kansas City, Missouri, and to making a positive impact on the local economy."
The new location is more centrally located to where a large percentage of Freightquote employees currently reside and is conveniently positioned next to a major interstate. The building will be 200,000 square feet and feature more office space and employee amenities.
Freightquote and its subsidiaries serve freight shipping customers' needs across North America. The company currently has approximately 1,200 employees nationwide and annualized revenues exceeding $520 million. Founded in 1998 by Tim Barton, Freightquote delivers a vast array of freight services for a large and diverse customer base. These services enable customers to instantly quote and compare freight rates of hundreds of national and regional freight carriers. Freightquote specializes in creating customized freight solutions to meet their customer's needs, including truckload, LTL, expedited LTL and intermodal freight options. Visit http://www.freightquote.com for more information or call (800) 323-5441 to reach Freightquote directly.