Kentucky logistics provider nabs growth award

06/19/2013 11:53:00 AM
Vicky Boyd

Legion Logistics logoLegion Logistics LLC, Florence, Ky., won the 2013 Cincinnati Business Courier’s Fast 55 Award in the $10.1 million-to-$50-million category.

Presentations of the awards, which are based on a company’s growth during the past three years, were made to 17 companies during a June 7 luncheon, according to the Business Courier article.

Legion Logistics reported growth of nearly 2,000% from 2010 to 2012, topping 27 other privately owned companies in a tri-state area, according to a news release.

The company was founded by Lacy Starling, the daughter of a truck driver, and Tony Coutsoftides in the basement of Starling’s home in 2009. It moved to offices in Florence in March 2012 and has grown to be a $12 million third-party logistics provider, according to the news release.

The firm specializes in full truckload, less-than-truckload, government freight, hazardous materials and produce.

It also is committed to hiring service-disabled veterans and donates $1 for each load to the Wounded Warrior Project, according to the article.



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