Jarrett Logistics Systems, Inc. Among 101 to Receive 2013 Leading EDGE Award for Value Creation in Northeast Ohio
May 24, 2013 — Jarrett Logistics Systems, Inc. (JLS), Orrville, OH, was among an elite group of 101 Northeast Ohio mid-sized companies to be recognized at The 2013 Leading EDGE Awards on May 23 at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio. In its seventh year, this prestigious award was developed by The Entrepreneurs EDGE to recognize value-creating, mid-sized companies in the region. Qualifying companies operate within the 17 counties of Northeast Ohio and generate revenues up to $750 million, a portion of which must be outside the region.
Honored companies were identified by the value they create in our regional economy, based on a sum of their EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) and total taxable compensation for all Northeast Ohio-based employees.
“We plan to continue our growth by remaining customer focused, cost competitive and invest significantly in great people and superior technology. To do this we will continue to recruit and retain people with character, respect and entrepreneurial spirit, who pursue excellence every day to serve our customers,” said Mike Jarrett, President of JLS.
Jarrett Logistics Systems, based in Orrville, Ohio, specializes in supply chain management services for high growth North American companies. In addition to transportation management, JLS also provides freight bill payment, premium freight management, claims processing, shipment tracking, freight consolidation and customized management reports.
EDGE drives growth for companies by bringing together their leadership teams to share best practices and inspire each other to pursue the biggest opportunities. EDGE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and is the only Northeast Ohio economic development group that is focused on helping mid-sized companies strengthen their leadership teams in order to take their companies to the next level.
For more information, contact EDGE at 6801 Brecksville Road, Suite 160, Independence, Ohio 44131, 216.469.8299.