Salt Lake City, UT – Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation’s first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, was recognized in Transport Topics’ “2012 Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms” for its third year in a row. Rising several spots since the 2011 ranking, Unishippers was ranked No. 7 on this year’s list.
Transport Topics’ “Top 50” issue rankings are based on an annual survey of the largest logistics companies, including freight management and forwarding, brokerage services and warehousing and distribution. Survey results accurately and objectively document the size and scope of the largest operators in the United States and Canada, and provide timely analysis of trends shaping the industry. The “Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms” rankings for 2012 were based off of revenue over the last year, along with data on air and ocean freight forwarding, dedicated contract carriage and warehousing.
“We are thrilled to have been included on this list for the third year in a row,” said Kevin Lathrop, President of Unishippers. “It is a great honor to be recognized, and climbing several places in the rankings is a true testament to Unishippers’ franchisees’ hard work and dedication over the last year and the service and support of our portfolio of top carrier partners.”
Unishippers was founded in 1987 from the premise that by partnering with major shipping suppliers and reselling their services, small and medium-sized business could benefit from the negotiated discounts and increased level of customer service. With more than 50,000 shipping customers, 6.5 million shipments annually, and industry leading partners including UPS® and YRC Freight®, Unishippers has the experience and leverage franchisees need to be successful. With over 290 franchise units, Unishippers provides individualized shipping solution for their customers with shipping coverage all over the US.
For more information about Unishippers, visit their website at www.unishippers.com. To learn more about the Transport Topics’ “Top 50 Logistics” 2012 rankings, visit http://www.ttnews.com/log50/.
Founded in 1987, Unishippers has grown to the largest reseller of shipping services in the nation with more than 290 franchise locations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the Unishippers concept is simple – work with major carriers including UPS®, Saia®, Estes®, YRC Freight™ and UPS Freight® to handle the pickup, transport and delivery of customers’ shipments. All the while, local franchisees work to provide customers with service and support. By leveraging the combined shipping volume of all its customers, Unishippers gets deeply discounted rates from its carriers, resulting in lower shipping costs. Unishippers serves more than 50,000 small to mid-sized businesses, and has been recognized as a top freight broker by Transport Topics and a top franchise by Entrepreneur, Franchise Times and the Inc. 5000. For information on Unishippers, including information on franchising opportunities and price quotes, visit www.unishippers.com.