Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Interstate International, Inc., a global provider of freight forwarding and logistics services, announced today that it has been included as part of Inc. magazine's 2009 Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Interstate shares this recognition with such well-known brands as Internet giant GoDaddy, rental car service Zipcar and beverage maker Honest Tea.
Despite the sagging economy, Interstate's focus on the future and stellar customer service have ranked it 66th in the nation in the logistics and transportation industry. With revenue growth at 107.8% from 2005 to 2008, the company continues to expand to meet the diverse needs of its clients and customers.
"Since the company began in 1943, we have consistently strived to be the best in what we do -- the one company people can count on for Top Hat Service," said Interstate President Arthur (Bud) Morrissette, IV. "We're extremely pleased that our efforts are continuing to build a strong reputation for our company, as well as continued revenue growth."
Interstate serves Corporate, Government and Consumer markets. Between its High Value property group, Residential Household Goods division and General Freight programs, the firm handles the supply chain, logistics and transportation needs for over $1 billion in value of customer property. The company was recently recognized as a top 3% performance supplier by the General Services Administration.
Interstate, along with the other companies recognized on the 2009 Inc. 5000 list will be honored at the Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony being held during a three-day networking celebration from September 23-25, 2009 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
Established in 1943 and recognized for Top Hat Service, the Interstate family of companies encompasses a worldwide group of relocation management, transportation, and logistics management services assisting government, corporate, and individual clients. Interstate is a $100+ million enterprise consisting of over 1,500 global service partners in more than 100 countries. Interstate distinguishes itself with key industry certifications, including ISO 9001:2000, FAIM-ISO for International business, and numerous prestigious awards, including the unprecedented seventh Department of Defense NDTA Quality Award, the inaugural "Indy Award" for Innovation and nine 1st Place Safety awards from AMSA, the National Capital Business Ethics Award, and the Blue Diamond Quality First Award. Interstate has a long history of community and philanthropic generosity including 17 years supporting the U.S. Marines Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots program.
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