Canada’s Fastest-Growing Logistics Companies: 2017 PROFIT 500

 
PROFIT 500: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
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Transporting something from Point A to Point B is trickier than it may seem. Fortunately, managing routes, inventory and warehousing, and distribution is what the transportation and logistics providers on the 2017 PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

The 21 transportation and logistics firms on this year’s ranking grew their revenues an average of 481% between 2011 and 2016. Collectively they employed 2,474 full time-equivalent employees in 2016.

Here is the complete list of Canada’s fastest-growing transportation and logistics companies for 2017.

1. Centurion Trucking
PROFIT 500: No. 13
Growth (2011–2016): 4,555%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Surrey, B.C.
What it does: Provides freight transportation services across North America, primarily for food and beverage clients

2. Gigg Express
PROFIT 500: No. 44
Growth (2011–2016): 1,657%
Revenue (2016): $50–100 million
Headquarters: Mississauga, Ont.
What it does: Provides freight transportation and logistics services in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico

3. Passport Trucking
PROFIT 500: No. 119
Growth (2011–2016): 589%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Toronto, Ont.
What it does: Provides container transportation services for import and export shipments

4. TAK Logistics
PROFIT 500: No. 173
Growth (2011–2016): 387%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Delta, B.C.
What it does: Provides transportation and logistics services

5. Highlight Group of Cos.
PROFIT 500: No. 192
Growth (2011–2016): 340%
Revenue (2016): $50–100 million
Headquarters: Vaughan, Ont.
What it does: Provides transportation and logistics services across North America

6. Titanium Transportation Group
PROFIT 500: No. 197
Growth (2011–2016): 331%
Revenue (2016): $100–200 million
Headquarters: Bolton, Ont.
What it does: Provides transportation and freight-management services across North America

7. Andy Transport
PROFIT 500: No. 198
Growth (2011–2016): 324%
Revenue (2016): $20–50 million
Headquarters: Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que.
What it does: Provides transportation and logistics services

8. HanM Transportation
PROFIT 500: No. 275
Growth (2011–2016): 218%
Revenue (2016): $2–5 million
Headquarters: Toronto, Ont.
What it does: Transports refrigerated and dry goods in Canada and the U.S.

9. Lantrax Logistics
PROFIT 500: No. 330
Growth (2011–2016): 174%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Surrey, B.C.
What it does: Brokers third-party truck freight logistics services

10. Quarterback Transportation
PROFIT 500: No. 331
Growth (2011–2016): 172%
Revenue (2016): $50–100 million
Headquarters: Toronto, Ont.
What it does: Brokers freight transportation and logistics services

11. Safe N Save Logistics
PROFIT 500: No. 333
Growth (2011–2016): 170%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Vaughan, Ont.
What it does: Manages transportation of commercial freight across North America

12. Benchmark Trade Solutions
PROFIT 500: No. 341
Growth (2011–2016): 163%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Mississauga, Ont.
What it does: Designs transportation and freight-management programs for companies

13. Mactrans Logistics
PROFIT 500: No. 372
Growth (2011–2016): 139%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Vaughan, Ont.
What it does: Provides third-party logistics services across North America

14. Dsquare
PROFIT 500: No. 379
Growth (2011–2016): 132%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Côte Saint-Luc, Que.
What it does: Imports and exports ocean freight for clients across North America

15. Tri-Link Systems
PROFIT 500: No. 380
Growth (2011–2016): 132%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Abbotsford, B.C.
What it does: Provides multi-modal freight transportation services

16. Valley Carriers
PROFIT 500: No. 398
Growth (2011–2016): 120%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Abbotsford, B.C.
What it does: Transports logs and wood residual products to farms, mills and landscapers

17. CTX Logistics
PROFIT 500: No. 413
Growth (2011–2016): 113%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Calgary, Alta.
What it does: Transports goods across North America, specializing in produce

18. FlagShip
PROFIT 500: No. 420
Growth (2011–2016): 108%
Revenue (2016): $5–10 million
Headquarters: Pointe-Claire, Que.
What it does: Resells Purolator, UPS and FedEx courier services

19. CS-1 Transportation
PROFIT 500: No. 428
Growth (2011–2016): 104%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Burlington, Ont.
What it does: Provides transportation and logistics services across North America

20. Hitek Logistic
PROFIT 500: No. 446
Growth (2011–2016): 94%
Revenue (2016): $10–20 million
Headquarters: Montreal, Que.
What it does: Supplies third-party logistics and freight forwarding services

21. Blue Chip Logistics
PROFIT 500: No. 484
Growth (2011–2016): 81%
Revenue (2016): $20–50 million
Headquarters: Surrey, B.C.
What it does: Provides third-party transportation management and logistics services

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