Inc. magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies
list is, according to Inc., the most comprehensive look at
the most important segment of the economy: America’s
independent-minded entrepreneurs. So it’s no surprise that several
companies in the entrepreneurial world of luxury ground
transportation are continually on this list.
“For 32 years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest-growing private companies in America into a very exclusive club. Make no mistake: The Inc. 5000 was harder to get into this year than ever in its history,” said Eric Schurenberg, editor-in-chief of Inc.
Limo Digest applauds the companies in our industry—no less than three this year—who were named on the 2013 Inc. 5000. Complete results of this year’s list, 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.
Congratulations to our industry’s honorees!
A leading technology provider of GPS fleet tracking software for fleet-based companies, GPS Insight was ranked number 3,294 on the this year’s Inc. 5000, with a three year sales growth of 97 percent. This is the fourth consecutive year that the GPS tracking company has made the list. “GPS Insight is thrilled to have experienced the growth it has over the past eight years, which has earned us a place on the Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 for four years in a row,” said Robert Donat, CEO of GPS Insight. GPS Insight utilizes high-quality GPS hardware and adds the customization and enhancements which fleet-based companies demand. GPS Insight provides highly flexible solutions, which include a wide range of customized reports, alerts, and other innovative features that can be tailored to meet specific customer requirements and ensure maximum return on investment. Using the GPS Insight solution, companies realize a significant increase in efficiency, and gain insight into all aspects of their fleet operations. For more information on GPS Insight, visit www.gpsinsight.com.
Teddy’s Transportation System, a global ground transportation company based in Norwalk, CT, has been named to the Inc. 5000. “We were very excited to make the inaugural Inc. 5000 list in 2007, and are honored to repeat our success in every succeeding year,” said Charles Wisniewski, president and CEO. “With business travel continuing its steady growth in our region, I’m delighted to report that we have continued to turn in a solid performance in 2013.” Teddy’s revenue grew 25% between 2009 and 2012, ranking the company number 4,579 on this year’s list. Teddy’s is the only chauffeured ground transportation company in Connecticut and the Tri-State region to make the 2013 list. Founded in 1932, Teddy’s Transportation System has redefined “professional transportation solutions” by forging a strategic network of premium global partnerships and utilizing innovative technology that provides corporate purchasers, event planners and travelers with access to immediate, real-time information. For more information, visit www.teddyslimo.com.
This is the second consecutive year that James River Transportation, a full-service transportation provider and event planning organization, has made the Inc. 5000—ranked this year at number 4,521 on the list. “Our success is due to dedicated employees who are committed to serving our clients,” said Stephen Story, president of James River Transportation. “Our Airport Service, Transit Service and corporate shuttles are major contributors to our growth.” James River Transportation has facilities in Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk, VA, as well as on-site operations at Richmond International Airport and Norfolk International Airport. Services include motorcoach and minicoach transportation, airport transfers, transportation management, contract services and convention shuttles. Additional information on James River can be found at www.JamesRiverTrans.com. The company is a certified member of the International Motorcoach Group (IMG). The IMG is an invitation-only group of the top operators in North America, dedicated to providing premier ground transportation through elevated standards of performance. For more information, visit www.imgcoach.com.
Update: A belated congratulations for the following company, which also made the 2013 Inc. 5000.