Franklin, MA – August 26, 2015- For the fourth consecutive year, Barrett Distribution Centers has been honored as part of the 2015 Inc. 500 | 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the nation. This is Barrett’s seventh overall appearance on the list. Prior honors include 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
The company’s COO, Tim Barrett commented on the news by saying, “Barrett Distribution Centers is proud to be in the company of so many of the most respected companies in America. We are grateful to our customers and team for making this achievement possible for a seventh time.”
The Inc. 500 | 5000 List will be unveiled in the September issue of Inc. Magazine. This year’s list measures revenue from 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. These companies must be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit and independent. Honorees must also have generated at least $100,000 in revenue in 2011 and at least $2 million in revenue in 2014.
With 14 locations across the United States and Canada, the main focus of Barrett Distribution has always been on the customer. The goal of every Barrett Distribution employee is to provide high service levels through predictable and reliable operational execution. With this company-wide mindset, Barrett Distribution has experienced substantial growth over the last few years. In an effort to further support the infrastructure and growth of Barrett Distribution, the company has strategically expanded into new locations including Memphis, Los Angeles, New Jersey and Baltimore.
About Barrett Distribution Centers
Established as a single warehouse in 1941, Barrett Distribution has grown to a privately-owned network of 14 locations, totaling 2.4 million sq. ft. of state-of-the-art warehousing and fulfillment capacity. Their high-performance teams serve over 100 customers, in an array of industries including fast-moving consumer goods, apparel, footwear, health and beauty, home goods and housewares, automotive, food products and online retailers.
Barrett Distribution has invested in technology and systems, developed their employees and created a proprietary process methodology called the Barrett Blueprint ®, to strengthen their ability to design and deliver supply chain solutions responsive to the needs of Fortune 500 companies as well as the hot, new leaders of online retail and fast-moving consumer goods.
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About the Inc. 500 | 5000
The Inc. 500 | 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. The list debuted in 1981 as a ranking of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The following year, it expanded to the Inc. 500 and in 2007, the Inc. 5000 was inaugurated. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, Barrett Distribution Centers is ranked among some of the most successful private companies in America.
SVP, Customer Solutions