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Fastest-Growing: Stretch Logistics
By Stall, Sam
Publication: Indianapolis Business Journal
Monday, June 22 2009
Stretch Logistics
The trucking industry, hit by the double whammy of high fuel costs and a declining customer base, has suffered greatly during the recession. However, one of its members, Indianapolis-based Stretch Logistics, managed to grow its revenue from about $1 million in 2006 to just shy of $5 million in 2008. How did it do it?

By staying out of the trucking business.

As a third-party logistics company, Stretch, ships its clients' goods on other companies' trucks (and by air freight or whatever other transport mode seems most appropriate). They can move anything from a couple of palates to truckloads of material. Not surprisingly, during these tough times they're able to drive a pretty hard bargain for trucking and other transport services.

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