LENEXA, Kan., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freightquote.com, the largest online freight shipping broker in the nation, is honored to receive the Champions of Business title from the Kansas City Business Journal. This distinguished awards program honors local businesses from a range of industries.
In fact, we continue to maintain growth with a 24 percent year-over-year revenue increase since 2004. In 2011 alone, we saw a 23 percent increase. These are significant numbers in comparison to national freight shipping industry leaders. We're also growing in employee numbers with a new hiring initiative currently underway in several departments.
We have a relentless commitment to customer satisfaction which has earned us an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. We continue to develop innovative products and technologies specifically designed to help our customers capitalize on the ever-changing shipping landscape. Community involvement is also important to our company culture with our annual and ongoing efforts in many areas of philanthropy and charitable programs.
When asked to comment on being Champions of Business winner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tim Barton, remarked, "We are excited and honored to receive this accolade. Each employee at Freightquote.com is deserving of this recognition. We're proud of our accomplishments and look forward to continued success in the future."
Freightquote.com and its subsidiaries provide freight services for customers across North America. The company currently has more than 1,200 employees nationwide and annualized revenues exceeding $500 million. Founded in 1998 by Tim Barton, Freightquote.com 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.com specializes in creating customized freight solutions to meet their customers' needs, including LTL, truckload, intermodal and air freight options. Visit http://www.freightquote.com for more information or call (800) 323-5441 to reach Freightquote.com directly.