Jacksonville, Fla. - August 17, 2021 - Inc. magazine today revealed that Atlantic Logistics is among some of the most prestigious U.S. firms ranked as a fastest-growing private company. The 2021 Inc. 5000 represents an exclusive listing of the economy’s most dynamic commerce segments including independent small businesses as honorees.
“With an outstanding team of professional, motivated people who have attained great success, we invest in technology and automation torun our processes with consummate customer and carrier service,” said Atlantic Logistics CEO Rob Hooper. “Our leadership operates with vast industry expertise while knowing the business and the understanding the people. We empower our employees, and they are devoted to our customers,” he said.
According to Hooper, he will grow his company’s rankings by inspiring teams to utilize information that has been handed down from generation to generation with standardizing processes and training materials, engaging advanced contentmanagement systems, and streamlining communications and efficiency while providing measurables on response time, centralized information and accountability. “We’re working on a full rollout of technologically advanced measures designed to achieve greater growth and continued success,” he said.
“Most importantly, we are blessed to have a culture of caring, yet we all work extremely hard. Our company credo is to do the right thing and live by the Golden Rule. We concentrate on providing outstanding servicewith a reasonable margin, yet we’re expanding with new hires and leadership advancement.”
According to Inc., not only have the companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but this year’s listof honorees also proved especially resilient and flexible given 2020’s unprecedented challenges. Among the 5,000, the average median three-year growthr ate soared to 543 percent, and median revenue reached $11.1 million. The companies added more than 610,000 jobs over the past three years.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria at www.inc.com/inc5000. The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands on August 20.
“The 2021 Inc. 5000 list is one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled by the publication,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the support of many dedicated people.”
Atlantic Logistics was founded 20 years ago and experienced record growth in 2020, moving 24,900 loads and generating $24.5million in total revenue. Utilizing the industry’s latest technologies such as load-tracking, digital freight matching and transportation management software, the company is prospering. Professional partners including Trucker Tools and McLeod Software have maximized Atlantic Logistics resources to meet continued expansion into 2021, and beyond.
Atlantic Logistics is a proud woman-owned business providing truckload and partial service on flatbeds, stepdecks, lowbeds, vans, and reefers throughout the United States and Canada. Moving over-dimensional/over-weight freight with specialized equipment, Atlantic Logistics is an approved Department of Defense and General Services Administration broker and are members of the Brick Industry Association (BIA), Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA), Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), and National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA.)
Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 are ranked accordingto percentage revenue growth from 2017 to 2020. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2017. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent, not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies as of December 31, 2020. Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired. The minimum revenue required for 2017 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $2 million. Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to three decimal places. There was one tie onthis year’s Inc. 5000. Companies on theInc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier ofthe Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.
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