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Express Logistics, a third-party logistics provider, specializing in LTL, truckload and intermodal freight solutions, is pleased to share that president and owner, Chad Rubner, has been named as a semi-finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2016 awards program.

Chad was nominated for the Entrepreneur of the Year program based on the success story of Express Logistics, and the drive he has shown to develop the company into what it is today. Express Logistics continues to experience incredible growth, and the company has celebrated a number of achievements this past year, now employing more than 50. In 2015 Express Logistics attained a three-year sales growth of 180% and was named in Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The company was also awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Des Moines Register.

“I am honored to be selected as one of the semi-finalists of the EY program,” said Chad Rubner. “I would like to thank the entire team at Express Logistics, as well as our customers; it’s through everyone’s hard work and dedication that we continue to be successful.”
Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential while recognizing the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.

As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. Award finalists of the Upper Midwest program will be announced at the end of April and the EY Entrepreneur named on June 9.

About Express Logistics
Express Logistics, Inc. is an award-winning third-party logistics (3PL) provider. Our brokerage services include LTL, truckload and intermodal. Express Logistics was ranked in the 2015 Inc. 5000 list, placing us as a top logistics and transportation company as well as the No. 6 fastest growing private company in Iowa. We were also awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Des Moines Register. 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.

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