Dave Flessner

Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

Kenco Logistics Adds Fifth California Warehouse

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Kenco Logistics, North America’s biggest privately owned third-party logistics provider, has opened another warehouse to serve the Los Angeles market in Perris, Calif.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
September 13, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Arrive Logistics Raises $25 Million for Expansion

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Freight brokerage company Arrive Logistics announced June 18 that it has raised an additional $25 million for expansion.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Western Express to Invest $88 Million, Add 225 Jobs in Tennessee

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Western Express, a Nashville-based freight company, announced May 1 it will spend $88 million and add 225 jobs as it adds new technology, business services and back-office support at its headquarters and expands its truck fleet nationwide.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
May 1, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Avenger Logistics Poised to Join Chattanooga’s Roster of Rapidly Growing Firms

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Avenger Logistics, a freight brokerage and logistics company created in 2015 by former Gold Bond Inc. owner Don Godsey, is likely to be a top local contender on the 2019 Inc. list after growing from $9 million in sales in 2016 to more than $60 million this year. The company expects to top $100 million in sales next year.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
November 13, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Spanish Trucking, Logistics Firm Builds North American Hub in Chattanooga

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Grupo Sesé, a major Spanish trucking and logistics company that handles the freight of many major European companies including Volkswagen, came to Chattanooga, Tenn., in late 2012 to serve VW’s U.S. assembly plant.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
October 11, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100

U.S. Xpress Revenue Grows 21.4% in Past Year

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A three-year turnaround in the operations and culture at U.S. Xpress Enterprises helped the Chattanooga, Tenn., trucking firm raise more than $250 million in an initial stock offering in June and deliver its best operating ratio in two decades this spring.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
August 3, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Steam Logistics Continues International Growth Despite Tariff Threat

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Despite growing concerns of a trade war, one of Chattanooga, Tenn.’s fastest-growing international companies still expects to grow by more than 60% this year shipping goods worldwide.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 18, 2018
Business, TCA

U.S. Xpress Raises Over $250 Million in Stock Issue

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A decade after its owners took the company private, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. returned to Wall Street June 14 to raise more than $250 million of equity and again become a publicly traded company.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 15, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 100

Covenant Transport Pays $2,000 Bonuses to 44 Teams

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Covenant Transport handed out $88,000 in its new team bonus program last month to 44 teams that eclipsed the 60,000 miles together to earn the company’s new $2,000-per-team bonus.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
May 9, 2018
Business, TCA

Covenant Transport Raises Profit Outlook

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Covenant Transport raised its profit outlook March 14 for the first quarter after freight revenue rose a better-than-expected 6.3% in the first couple of months of 2018.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
March 15, 2018

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