Columbus, Ohio – Zipline Logistics, a nationwide third-party logistics provider, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for the 8th time in the company’s 12-year history.
“It’s an outstanding accomplishment to be part of the Inc. 5000 list again,” explains Zipline Logistics CEO, Walter Lynch. “Our continued growth year over year is reflective of our dedication to and execution of our values. Through our continued commitment to our customers and innovative logistics solutions, we have continued to expand our niche market focus despite the uncertain and competitive transportation market.”
The achievement puts Zipline in an elite group of some of the most prominent companies in the world including Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Patagonia. Just one percent of companies have made the list eight times.
Zipline Logistics increased its customer base by 62 percent and experienced 220 percent revenue growth over the past five years. Executives project continued growth, with revenues of $125 million by 2022, compared with just $18 million five years ago.
Companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2015 to 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent–not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies–as of December 31, 2018. The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $2 million.
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. In 2019, 186 logistics and transportation companies made the list.
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About Zipline Logistics
Zipline Logistics, founded in 2007, is a digitally enabled transportation partner that specializes exclusively in serving the food, beverage, and consumer product sectors. Managing tens of thousands of shipments annually, Zipline Logistics proudly serves clients ranging from some of the largest retail organizations in the world to the brightest up-and-coming food and beverage brands in North America.
The 3PL’s capacity procurement team utilizes a proprietary qualification process to identify and contract the highest quality providers to operate within its network. This selectively procured carrier group is leveraged, along with Zipline Logistics’ proprietary data analytics software, a retail-trained operations staff, and service-first organizational culture, to deliver the absolute best client experience in transportation. For more information or to request a quote call 888.469.4754 or contact us here.