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EXPRESS LOGISTICS, INC. NAMED ONE OF 2016’S FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES BY INC. MAGAZINE

Express Logistics

08/30/16

Express Logistics, Inc. has been ranked as a top logistics and transportation company by Inc.magazine’s annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

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Express Logistics Named One of Nation’s Fastest Growing Logistics and Transportation Companies in 2016, and No. 9 Among the Top Iowa Companies

For the second time, Express Logistics appears on the Inc. 5000 list as a top logistics and transportation company, ranking no. 2534 with a three-year sales growth of 140%. Express Logistics also ranked no. 9 among the top Iowa Companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the Inc. 5000 for a second year in a row, as one of the fastest growing companies in the country,” said Chad Rubner, president and owner of Express Logistics. “I would like to thank our team at Express Logistics; their energy and dedication directly contributes to Express Logistics’ success. I would also like to thank our customers, carriers, and vendors for their successful partnerships.”

The 2016 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 23) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 433%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $200 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years, or about 8% of all jobs created in the entire economy during that period. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 18 through 20, in San Antonio, TX. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as best-selling author and strategist Tony Robbins, SoulCycle co-founders Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, Cornerstone OnDemand founder, president and CEO Adam Miller, Marvell Technology Group director and co-founder Weili Dai, and New Belgium Brewing co-founder and executive chair Kim Jordan.

About Express Logistics Inc.
Express Logistics, Inc. is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider specializing in LTL, truckload and intermodal freight solutions. At Team ELI, we deliver on our promises while building an environment where our employees love what they do and have fun doing it. We are family owned and our corporate office is located in Waukee, Iowa.

About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions. For more information, visit www.inc.com.