Barrett Distribution Centers on Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Companies

Barrett Distribution Centers has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 5000 fastest growing companies in America for a fourth time, now ranking #2978 among privately held firms in the country. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.

“Barrett Distribution Centers is proud to be in the company of so many of the most respected companies in America, on the Inc. 500|5000 Fastest Growing Companies list. We are grateful to our customers and team for making this achievement possible for a fourth time,” said Arthur Barrett, president of Barrett Distribution Centers.

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. To make the cut, companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 770% in sales growth. The Inc. 500’s aggregate revenue is $15.7 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,431 percent. The companies on this year’s Inc. 500 employ more than 48,000 people and generated over 40,000 jobs in the past three years. Find complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, at 2012 Inc 5000.

“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.

ABOUT BARRETT DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

Barrett Distribution Centers, headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts, and founded as a single warehouse operation, has grown to serve a wide array of customers and industries with a network of 12 strategic distribution centers throughout the US. These facilities are designed to efficiently handle fast moving consumer goods for leaders and future leaders of the consumer electronics, chemical, food and beverage, and footwear and apparel sectors. Barrett provides both consumer direct fulfillment and retail channel delivery, with facilities and operations covering the East Coast, West Coast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.

Barrett Distribution partners with Palisades Logistics. To learn more about Barrett Distribution, visit Palisades Logistics – Barrett Distribution Center or contact us at 973-331-8220.

Palisades Logistics’ expert knowledge of the logistics and supply chain industry was developed over decades connecting manufacturers and shippers to premier public distribution centers and transportation specialists in the United States and Canada. The network is known for providing logistics and supply chain solutions to Fortune 500 companies and smaller shippers with high standards for customer service, value, and safety. Palisades Logistics works within the supply chain to improve financial performance and provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction.