A few milestones from there to here…

February 2002

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

December 2003

ILS receives an award for exceeding $1,000,000 in revenue in a single month. Also received Operational Excellence Quality award for metrics.

April 2004

Our CEO (Tim) buys out the other initial business partner.

April 2005

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.

September 2006

Intelligent Logistics ranked 9th fastest growing company in Central Texas in the Austin Fast 50. It would be the first of many such awards.

June 2007

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.

August 2007

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.

October 2007

ILS ranked #5 in the Austin Fast 50.

July 2008

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.

May 2010

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.

August 2011

ILS is inducted into the Inc. Honor Roll  for five consecutive times on the Inc. 500/5000 list.

December 2013

ILS breaks the $10M revenue mark.

December 2015

ILS breaks the $15M revenue mark.

March 2016

We are named as Mainfreight’s IC Branch of the Year. The award is based on metrics related to quality, growth, and service performance.

May 2016

ILS is named as one of the Best Places To Work in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal.

August 2016

ILS opens a second location in San Antonio. The new location has over 48,000 sq feet of space.

March 2017

For the 2nd consecutive year, ILS is named as Mainfreight’s IC Branch of the Year.

August 2017

ILS is named to the Inc. 5000 as a ten time winner, one of less than 50 companies to ever do so.

September 2017

We move into a brand new 81,000 square foot facility in Austin.

November 2017

ILS is named as a Best Places to Work by the Austin American Statesman for companies with more than 50 employees.

December 2017

ILS breaks the $20M revenue mark.

November 2018

Intelligent Logistics is once again named as Best Places to Work in Central Texas by the Austin American Statesman. We had a week long Oscar theme with events every day to celebrate.

December 2018

The company finishes with +48% growth over the prior year.

February 2019

ILS celebrates its 17th anniversary.

March 2019

Texas Monthly names Intelligent Logistics as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The exec team attends the awards dinner to accept this prestigious award.