Investments in people and technology help drive growth.
MINNEAPOLIS, August 19, 2016—Logistics Planning Services (LPS) announced today the company was named to the Inc. 2016 list of 5000 Fastest Growing Private U.S. Companies for the sixth consecutive year. The woman- and veteran-owned company in Minneapolis was 2,366 on the list with three-year growth performance of 153 percent.
CEO Kirsten Hall said the company her parents built has been successful for reasons beyond just sales growth. “LPS’s success has always been fueled by three factors: creating new jobs, creating value for our customers and giving back to the communities where we work.” In all, The Inc. 5000 class of 2016 created over 55,000 jobs.
LPS continues to differentiate itself in the third-party logistics arena through unsurpassed customer service and technology investments that give its customers the tools to save transportation costs. “Our investments in hiring business analysts and technologists in big data and predictive analytics are paying dividends for all of our customers and partners,” said CTO Christopher Crowhurst.
The company brings a broad range of logistics services—less-than-truckload, truckload, ocean, air, rail, and heavy-haul—to businesses in industries such as retail, food and beverage, industrial distributors, gas and electric utilities, and more.
The Inc. 5000 company profile for Logistics Planning Services can be found at http://www.inc.com/profile/logistics-planning-services.
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About Logistics Planning Services (LPS)
As one of the Nation’s fastest growing logistics companies, LPS provides end-to-end transportation management and logistics services for customers throughout the US and overseas. With dedication logisticians and home-grown software to streamline operations, our mission is to simplify the shipping process while providing meaningful cost reduction, time savings and complete visibility to cargo & data throughout the supply chain. To learn more about LPS, visit the company’s website at www.shiplps.com/.