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PLS Logistics Services Named One of Pittsburgh’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies

PLS Logistics Services Named One of Pittsburgh’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – August 24, 2015

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of technology enabled transportation management and freight brokerage services, was named one of Pittsburgh’s 100 fastest growing companies by the Pittsburgh Business Times. The Pittsburgh 100 ranks the fastest-growing private companies in Western Pennsylvania.

On Aug. 20, the Pittsburgh Business Times unveiled the Pittsburgh 100 Class of 2015, consisting of 100 firms that had the largest rate of growth over a three-year period from 2012 to 2014. PLS ranked 83rd on the list of the region’s fastest-growing companies.

An awards ceremony was held at the Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh to highlight this year’s winners. Greg Burns, Chairman, President & CEO of PLS, said, “It’s an honor to be named to the Pittsburgh 100 list,” says Greg Burns, PLS’ Chairman, President and CEO. “Our success would not be possible without the support of our valued customers, carrier partners and the hard work and dedication of our employees. By providing initial and ongoing value to our customers through innovative transportation management and brokerage solutions, we are poised for even more growth in the future.”

With more than 600 employees nationwide, PLS Logistics Services provides transportation management and freight brokerage services across all industries using all major freight modes. The company’s carrier network consists of more than 20,000 trucking companies, major railroads and barge companies.

About PLS

PLS Logistics Services is a leading provider of technology enabled transportation management, freight brokerage and outsourced transportation solutions for shippers across all industries.  PLS handles millions of loads annually across all major freight modes: flatbed, van, LTL, rail, barge, air and ocean.  The PLS carrier network consists of over 20,000 trucking companies, Class-1 railroads and major barge companies.  To learn more, visit www.plslogistics.com or call (888) 814-8486.

Media Contact

T.J. Muehlfeld
Senior Director of Marketing
(724) 814-8634
publicrelations@plslogistics.com

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PLS Logistics Services Ranks on Inc. 5000 List of Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies

PLS Logistics Services Ranks on Inc. 5000 List of Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – August 13, 2015

PLS Logistics Services (“PLS”), a leading provider of technology enabled transportation management and freight brokerage services, was named to the 2015 Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

This year, PLS ranks as number 4921 on the Inc. 5000 list. The ranking is based on growth and revenue over the past 3 years. During that time, PLS grew by 45%, with 2014 revenue coming in over $515 million, and created 225 new jobs. All of this growth was 100% organic. “It’s an honor to be named to the Inc. 5000 list,” says Greg Burns, PLS’ Chairman, President and CEO. “Our success would not be possible without the support of our valued customers, carrier partners and the hard work and dedication of our employees. By providing initial and ongoing value to our customers through innovative transportation management and brokerage solutions, we are poised for even more growth in the future.”

With more than 600 employees nationwide, PLS Logistics Services provides transportation management and freight brokerage services across all industries using all major freight modes. The company’s carrier network consists of more than 20,000 trucking companies, major railroads and barge companies.

About PLS

PLS Logistics Services is a leading provider of technology enabled transportation management, freight brokerage and outsourced transportation solutions for shippers across all industries.  PLS handles millions of loads annually across all major freight modes: flatbed, van, LTL, rail, barge, air and ocean.  The PLS carrier network consists of over 20,000 trucking companies, Class-1 railroads and major barge companies.  To learn more, visit www.plslogistics.com or call (888) 814-8486.

Media Contact

T.J. Muehlfeld
Senior Director of Marketing
(724) 814-8634
publicrelations@plslogistics.com