Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Trident Transport is No. 483 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
For the second year in a row, Trident Transport has ranked in the Top 500 out of 5,000 companies in the nation with a three-year revenue growth of 911%.
“We’re exploding with growth in every aspect of our company,” said Heath Haley, President of Trident Transport. “It’s a very exciting time. You can feel the energy exuding from our team as soon as you walk through our doors whether you’re in Chattanooga, Tampa, or Minneapolis.”
Trident Transport received additional honors from Inc. 5000 ranking No. 30 for Top Logistics & Transportation companies in the nation and ranking No. 10 for Top TN companies. In Chattanooga, Trident Transport came in at No. 3 surpassing the top two in revenue with $31.3 million.
“We set out to be one of the leading logistics providers and one of the best places to work in nation, and we’ve done just that,” said Mark Harrell, Chief Operating Officer at Trident Transport. “We owe all of our success to our team. Their hard work, dedication, and passion for this company keeps propelling us forward.”
Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 454 percent, and a median rate of 157 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs over the past three years.
“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”
Since the release of the 2018 Inc. 5000 list, Trident Transport has opened two additional branches in Tampa and Minneapolis, opened a second office in Chattanooga to house their corporate employees, been recognized as a Best Place to Work in Chattanooga and was a finalist for Small Business of the Year in Chattanooga.
Trident Transport is a logistics company that is dedicated to providing a personal, reliable, and trustworthy relationship to its partners, eliminate supply chain problems, and offer solutions to meet the demands of their customers.
In recent years, Trident Transport has strived to consistently improve the quality of their work and are committed to keep getting better. They want to further develop and maintain their position as one of the leading third-party logistics companies in North America and ensure supply chain solutions to their valued customers.