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INC. 5000 LIST Highlights SIX Industry Companies

Posted on September 22, 2010 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

Six companies in the chauffeured transportation industry — including ones run by operators George Jacobs, Charles Wisniewski, Alex Mashinsky, and James Brown — rank among the fastest growing companies in the U.S.

NEW YORK — Among the companies listed on the Inc. 5000 this year are four chauffeured transportation companies, a charter bus company, a technology provider:

NO. 281 GPS INSIGHT

Scottsdale, AZ

GPS Insight provides GPS tracking, navigation, and messaging technology for fleet-based customers.

3-year growth: 1076% 2009 Revenue: $7.7 million

2006 Revenue: $653,908

Employees: 32

Founded: 2005 Logistics & Transportation Industry rank: 6

NO. 775 WINDY CITY LIMOUSINE AND BUS

Franklin Park, IL

Windy City Limousine and Bus provides limousine, sedan, and bus transportation nationwide. Customers include the Chicago Bulls, Cubs, and White Sox, Harpo Studios, and the Make a Wish Foundation.

Its owner and founder, George Jacobs, is a past president of the National Limousine Association and a current member of its board of directors. Jacobs has gained ground by expanding into charter bus service in recent years and by making connections with key sports teams.

3-year growth: 392%

2009 Revenue: $8 million

2006 Revenue: $1.6 million

Employees: 375

Founded: 2006

Logistics & Transportation Industry rank: 16

NO. 2762 EL CAMINO CHARTER LINES

South San Francisco, CA

El Camino Charter Lines offers charter bus services on the West Coast.

3-year growth: 82%

2009 Revenue: $4.7 million

2006 Revenue: $2.6 million

Employees: 75

Founded: 1962

Logistics & Transportation Industry rank: 47

NO. 4517 LIMORES.NET

New York, NY

Operator: Alex Mashinsky

LimoRes.net offers ground transportation in more than 172 countries and 5,000 airports worldwide through an online reservation system.

3-year growth: 18%

2009 Revenue: $18.3 million

2006 Revenue: $15.5 million

Employees: 95

Founded: 2004

Travel Industry rank: 21

NO. 4640 TEDDY’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

Norwalk, CT

Operator: Charles Wisniewski

Teddy's Transportation System provides executive ground transportation globally.

3-year growth:14%

2009 Revenue: $3.6 million

2006 Revenue: $3.1 million

Employees:45

Founded: 1932

Logistics & Transportation Industry rank: 89

NO: 4975 EL PASEO LIMOUSINE

Santa Clara, CA

Operator: James Brown

El Paseo Limousine offers transportation services to corporate clients.

3-year growth: 2%

2009 Revenue: $4.8 million

2006 Revenue: $4.7 million

Employees: 49

Founded: 1987 Logistics & Transportation Industry rank: 105

INC. 5000 LIST

SEGMENTED INC. 5000 LISTS

Sources: Inc. Magazine; Martin Romjue, LCT Magazine

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