Tallgrass Freight Makes Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
August 29, 2017
Contact: David Barnes
Tallgrass Freight Chief Operating Officer
913.721.0079 / david@Tallgrassfreight.com
SHAWNEE, K.S. – Inc. Magazine recently ranked Kansas City logistics company, Tallgrass Freight, on its list of 500 of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Placing 409 on the list, Tallgrass Freight had a staggering 1,066 percent growth in the past three years and is listed as the 22nd fastest growing logistics company in the United States and the 3rd fastest growing company in the state of Kansas.
“We’re incredibly honored to be included on the Inc. 500 list for the very first time,” said Damon Anderson, Tallgrass Freight founder and co-owner. “Our team at Tallgrass Freight has always gone above and beyond, and this amazing achievement validates just that. We’re proud to represent Shawnee, Kansas and have our vendors, staff and our agents to thank for our success.”
Since 1982, Inc. Magazine has been ranking the top private companies in America based on percentage revenue growth over a three-year period.
In 2016, the Shawnee, Kansas-based freight company doubled its revenues and expanded both its staff and Agent Program. Tallgrass Freight also recently expanded its business by leasing a larger office space located at 6800 Hilltop Road.
David Barnes, COO and co-owner commented on what the future holds for Tallgrass, “We are tremendously excited for the growth of our Agent program. So far in 2017, we have added over 18 new agents in four states and Canada.” said Barnes. “With the significant investments in our technology platform, we are well equipped to be over 100 agents by the end of 2018 and look forward to being honored on the Inc 500 list for the next several years. We are extremely excited to see what the future holds.”
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