Crane Worldwide Logistics, a full-service air, ocean, trucking, customs brokerage, global trade compliance consulting and logistics company, celebrated its fifth year of business by posting a record for revenue, opening new offices and relocating to sustainable offices, increasing its market share in many verticals and continued to push towards excellence in Compliance and IT.
Bolstered by the strength of the industries supported, Crane Worldwide posted record revenue numbers. After generating three strong quarters Crane Worldwide posted an even stronger fourth quarter in 2013 to bring its total revenue to $574 million. Compared to 2012 Crane Worldwide increased its revenue by more than 21 percent.
“It is a testament to all those who work day in and day out that 2013 was our most successful year in our short history,” said John Magee, President and CEO of Crane Worldwide Logistics. “However, this is not a surprise to us. We planned on having this kind of profitable year and we succeeded because we challenged the norm by providing our customers with first-class high-touch, high-value and high-service supply chain solutions.”
Additionally, Crane Worldwide opened seven new offices across the world including offices in Dusseldorf, Germany and Pemba, Mozambique. Continuing the push for compliance excellence, Crane Worldwide also expanded its global compliance team with the additions of Cedrick Young and Harry Gerritsen. In addition to the new team members, Crane Worldwide began offering global trade compliance consultation services.
Along with all of the business needs that came in 2013, Crane Worldwide met the needs of its communities. Crane Worldwide stations all over the world supported over 150 different initiatives including raising more than $75,000 in donations and recycling more than 4,000 pounds. “2014 will be the year we WOW the customer. We will continue to make our mark on the industry by putting our people in the right situations so they can manage and execute for our customers,” Magee said. “We will also continue to expand our IT and Compliance offerings so that we are able to proactively meet our customers’ needs on a day-to-day basis.”
Crane Worldwide was recognized in 2013 with the following awards and honors: Commended in Customer Care Award at the 2013 Global Freight Awards; placed on Inc. 5000, Houston Business Journal Fast 100, Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2013; top private companies by the Houston Chronicle in 2013; Houston’s Healthiest Employers; 2013 Best Adoption – Friendly Workplaces by the Dave Thomas Foundation.