A few milestones from there to here…
We celebrate February 28, 2002 as our official birthday, as that was the date we moved our first shipment for a client after months of planning. Our first several years we solely provided freight forwarding services
ILS receives an award for exceeding $1,000,000 in revenue in a single month. Also received Operational Excellence Quality award for metrics.
Our CEO (Tim) buys out the other initial business partner.
ILS obtains a license to offer FTL brokerage services so that we can provide FTL service with an air freight mentality, a sense of urgency and continue to extend the same high quality service performance to clients needing truckload transportation.
Intelligent Logistics ranked 9th fastest growing company in Central Texas in the Austin Fast 50. It would be the first of many such awards.
A new and separate company is launched to be the asset based counterpart and sister company to ILS. This company is eventually renamed as Spur Freight.
ILS makes the Inc. 5000 for the first time, coming in at #551 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S.
ILS ranked #5 in the Austin Fast 50.
ILS makes the Inc. 500, ranking #434 in Inc. Magazine’s list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. At the celebration in Chicago, Tim meets Bill Clinton and is also given the latest tech gadget-the first edition of the iPhone which had just come out.
Tim and Brandon travel to New Zealand and Australia to visit some Mainfreight’s largest terminals and learn best practices. From this trip, we implemented a number of significant changes.
ILS is inducted into the Inc. Honor Roll for five consecutive times on the Inc. 500/5000 list.
ILS breaks the $10M revenue mark.
ILS breaks the $15M revenue mark.
We are named as Mainfreight’s IC Branch of the Year. The award is based on metrics related to quality, growth, and service performance.
ILS is named as one of the Best Places To Work in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal.
ILS opens a second location in San Antonio. The new location has over 48,000 sq feet of space.
For the 2nd consecutive year, ILS is named as Mainfreight’s IC Branch of the Year.
ILS is named to the Inc. 5000 as a ten time winner, one of less than 50 companies to ever do so.
We move into a brand new 81,000 square foot facility in Austin.
ILS is named as a Best Places to Work by the Austin American Statesman for companies with more than 50 employees.
ILS breaks the $20M revenue mark.