Olympic In only its third year, Olympic Freightlines continues to grow quickly.

By Chris Kelsch

It has not even been three years since Bryan Henderson and his wife Paula founded Olympic Freightlines, but already the company is off to a torrid start. Much of that can be attributed to the fact that Henderson, before founding Olympic Freightlines, had 35 years of experience in the trucking industry, in positions ranging from truck driver to operations to fleet management to sales. “Though I didn’t decide to do this in one day, I have always wanted to have my own company,” Henderson says. “I just felt it was time to go out on my own.”

Canadian TireThe recent introduction of a 60-foot intermodal container is the beginning of a new phase for Canadian Tire Corp.

By Jim Harris

One of Canada’s largest and most recognizable retailers continues to evolve the way it gets products into its stores. Canadian Tire Corp. this year introduced a 60-foot intermodal container that is the first of its kind to be used in North America. The container, which is 7 feet larger than standard 53-foot intermodal trailers, made its first voyage on the Canadian Pacific railroad in Alberta in late April.

 ADCOM 2Adcom’s Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh offices offer personalized freight forwarding service to a wide range of clients.

By Jim Harris

Stolen trucks. Large racks of expensive computer server and other equipment accidently falling off the backs of trailers. Bonnie Knoedler has faced a number of challenges during her more than 30 years with freight forwarding agency Adcom Worldwide, but the companies directly impacted by these crises “are still customers of ours today,” she says.

Best LogisticsBest Logistics Group is flexible and responsive to its clients’ needs.

By Alan Dorich

Best Logistics Group is not a company that is rigid in its ways. “We have a very special culture that drives our employees to always grow and become better,” Director of Fleet Maintenance Stacy Earnhardt says, noting that the firm is flexible in its services. “We are very nimble and can maneuver as our customers require, quickly.”

VeneziaVenezia Bulk Transport utilizes technology throughout its operations to maintain customer satisfaction and streamline its processes.

By Bianca Herron

Venezia Bulk Transport Inc. was founded as a specialized niche bulk carrier by a father and son duo – Joseph and Frank Venezia – with one principle in mind: that a trucking company should work hard to provide reliable service to its customers.

 PinnaclePinnacle Freight Systems is ready to grow again after taking a year to strengthen its operations.

By Tim O’Connor

The danger of rapid expansion is that some things can be left behind in the wake of growth. From 2013 to 2015, business journal NJBIZ named Pinnacle Freight Systems as one of New Jersey’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies each year. But after three years of aggressive expansion, President and CEO Mike Ravallo realized it was time to take a breather and strengthen the company’s infrastructure. “We purposely put the brakes on in 2016 from growing the company,” he says.

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