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The 2015 PROFIT 500: Canada's Fastest-Growing Logistics Companies

These firms keep the country's supply chains moving. Meet some of the industry's most successful businesses

Written by PROFIT Staff

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 the2015 PROFIT 500 Ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies do best.

The 28 transportation and logistics firms on this year’s ranking grew their revenues an average of 345% between 2009 and 2014, creating an additional 2,068 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs over that period. Collectively they employed 2,616 full-time and 136 part-time employees in 2014.

Here is the complete list of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Logistics Companies for 2015.

1. Polar Industries

PROFIT 500 Rank: 31
Head Office: Winnipeg
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 2,416%
Chief Executive(s): Mark Kohaykewych
FTE Employees: 23

Transports freight over ice roads to northern communities, mines and fishing lodges

2. ENTREC Corporation

PROFIT 500 Rank: 82
Head Office: Acheson, Alta.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 905%
Chief Executive(s): John Stevens
FTE Employees: 700

Provides crane and specialized transportation services

3. Tri-Link Systems

PROFIT 500 Rank: 97
Head Office: Abbotsford, B.C.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 712%
Chief Executive(s): Gary Sidhu
FTE Employees: 39

Provides transportation services across North America

4. Titanium Transportation Group

PROFIT 500 Rank: 113
Head Office: Woodbridge, Ont.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 628%
Chief Executive(s): Ted Daniel
FTE Employees: 300

Provides transportation and freight management services across North America

5. ITS Canada

PROFIT 500 Rank: 152
Head Office: Newmarket, Ont.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 425%
Chief Executive(s): Raye Ackeman
FTE Employees: 30

Provides software solutions for transportation companies

6. Andy Transport

PROFIT 500 Rank: 153
Head Office: Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 422%
Chief Executive(s): Golan Moryoussef, Ilie Crisan & Andrea Crisan
FTE Employees: 190

Provides transportation and logistics services

7. Dynamic Connections

PROFIT 500 Rank: 170
Head Office: Oakville, Ont.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 357%
Chief Executive(s): Christopher Giles
FTE Employees: 19

Provides freight transportation and logistics services

8. TAK Logistics

PROFIT 500 Rank: 178
Head Office: Delta, B.C.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 343%
Chief Executive(s): Doug Friesen & Tyler Friesen
FTE Employees: 27

Warehousing and logistics

9. Synergy Trucking

PROFIT 500 Rank: 194
Head Office: Surrey, B.C.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 316%
Chief Executive(s): Paul Nahal
FTE Employees: 50

A trucking company

10. Geotab

PROFIT 500 Rank: 212
Head Office: Oakville, Ont.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 276%
Chief Executive(s): Neil Cawse
FTE Employees: 96

Supplier of fleet management software and solutions

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Other fast-growing logistics companies on the 2015 PROFIT 500:

11. Gateway Trailer Repairs (PROFIT 500 Rank: 220), 12. CTMS Travel (PROFIT 500 Rank: 231), 13. Vital Logistics (PROFIT 500 Rank: 232), 14. Lantrax North America Logistics (PROFIT 500 Rank: 257), 15. Western Freight Solutions (PROFIT 500 Rank: 268), 16. All Canadian Courier (PROFIT 500 Rank: 294), 17. Rally Logistics (PROFIT 500 Rank: 332), 18. Safe N Save Logistics (PROFIT 500 Rank: 335), 19. Flagship Courier Solutions (PROFIT 500 Rank: 339), 20. Hitek Logistic (PROFIT 500 Rank: 341), 21. Fleet Complete (PROFIT 500 Rank: 346), 22. Complete Packaging Systems (PROFIT 500 Rank: 364), 23. Onyx Freight-Works (PROFIT 500 Rank: 381), 24. Quarterback Transportation (PROFIT 500 Rank: 406), 25. Cornerstone Courier (PROFIT 500 Rank: 411), 26. Westmount Moving & Warehousing (PROFIT 500 Rank: 447), 27. Ghost Transportation Services (PROFIT 500 Rank: 477), 28. North Atlantic International Logistics (PROFIT 500 Rank: 484).

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Originally appeared on PROFITguide.com