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G-Force Shipping Named U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner
South Shore Business Recognized as one of Nations top 100 for Community Contributions and Excellent Business Practices
The annual program recognizes companies for their dedication to the principles of free enterprise and contributions to restoring jobs and supporting economic growth. G-Force was selected from a record number of applicants across the nation for demonstrating exceptional business practices in areas including strategic planning, employee development, community involvement, and customer service.
G-Force has grown its employee base from 18 to 33 and increased revenue from $6.7M to $10M in the past calendar year. G-Force is expected to crack Inc 500’s “Top 500 Companies in the Country for Growth” in 2014 and the recognition by the U.S. Chamber is its latest in a long list of praise for rapid growth, premier employee-friendly workplace environment, community involvement and unmatched customer service.
“Being chosen as one of the top 100 small businesses in the country for the criteria outlined by the Blue Ribbon awards is an amazing honor and tribute to the hard work the entire G-Force team has put into our company,” says G-Force Shipping CEO, Scott Guilbeault. “The small business community is an integral component in strengthening the local and national economy as well as providing rewarding career opportunities and we are thrilled to be recognized as one of its top members.”
The Chamber will announce seven regional finalists on March 19 and honor all of this year’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners at the 10th annual America’s Small Business Summit (http://www.uschambersummit.com/
“As the business community has worked hard to do its part in moving the country forward economically, small businesses have continued to be the driving force responsible for much of our progress,” U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said. “Our Blue Ribbon Award winners are the best of the best—growing and succeeding despite significant challenges.”
An emerging leader in the Third Party Logistics Shipping Industry (3PL), G–Force Shipping has ben recognized by numerous local, regional and national business award programs in the past year including but not limited to;“2013 Fastest Growing Company of the Year” by the Stevie Awards;“2013 Top-Privately-
In addition to these recent awards, G-Force CEO, Scott Guilbeault was selected by Ernst & Young as a semifinalist for its “Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 New England Program” and G-Force was named “Nations Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by 101 Best and Brightest.
About G-Force Shipping
Based in Norwell, Massachusetts, G-Force Shipping serves the logistics needs of businesses throughout the United States and Canada. G-Force is a third party logistics Company that simplifies the shipping process and helps companies reduce costs for Full Truckload and Less-than-Truckload services. G-Force combines the shipping volume of thousands of customers and $250 million in annual freight spend to negotiate deep discounts with 91 partner carriers. G-Force’s free web-based technology does for shipping products what Expedia and Travelocity do for shipping people. For more information, please visit www.gforceship.com or call 877-7-GFORCE.
About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. Its International Affairs division includes more than 50 regional and policy experts and 25 country- and region-specific business councils and initiatives. The U.S. Chamber also works closely with 116 American Chambers of Commerce abroad.