August 01, 2012 10:33 ET Earns High Praise From Business Journal

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) -  For the third consecutive year, has been recognized for its sustainable business model and total revenue gain by the "Tampa Bay Business Journal," earning the publication's 2012 "Fast-50" list.

"Over the past four years, we've identified new standards for success," said Matthew Brosious, chief executive officer and co-founder of "Doubling revenues generated by effective freight processing has become an annual benchmark."

While many businesses were beginning to feel the sting of the recession in 2008, FreightCenter, an online freight shipping service provider and freight software developer, was just hitting its stride.

It has grown a remarkable 135 percent from 2009 to 2011, according to CBIZ Kirkland Russ Murphy & Tapp, a public accounting firm based in Clearwater, Fla. The freight software provider has doubled the annual revenue it generates by helping more than 1 million shippers secure volume-discounted freight pricing from reliable nationwide carriers.

"Our business model is unique in that we hire in-house developers to create the freight software we use internally to process shipments, as well as license externally to businesses that need a method of managing inbound and outbound freight shipments," said Doug Walls, chief information officer for the company.

Past awards earned by the company include:

  • 2010 & 2011 Diversity Business Top Businesses
  • 2010 & 2011 Tampa Bay Business Journal Fast 50 Recipient
  • 2009, 2010 & 2011 Gulf Coast 500 Recipient
  • 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010 Inc. 5000 Award Recipient
  • 2010 BtoB Magazine's Top 10 Websites
  • 2010 Service Industry of the Year Winner by Pasco Economic Development Council
  • 2011 Florida Companies to Watch Award Recipient
  • 2011 Florida Trend Best Companies to Work For Recipient

About is a third-party freight logistics company that uses web-based tools to help businesses and individuals with their shipping needs. It has garnered numerous awards, including Best Companies to Work For (2011, Florida Trend); Service Industry of the Year (2010, Pasco Economic Development Council) and Top 10 Websites (2010, BtoB marketing news magazine.) Matthew Brosious and his father, James, co-founded American Freight Cos. -- the parent company of -- in 1998 to facilitate freight shipping for household, business and enterprise shippers. The service enables customers to compare carriers' rates, book LTL, truckload and specialized freight transportation and track shipments online.

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