InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc. Named Among DiversityBusiness.com’s Top Businesses in the Country
Stow, OH 4/15/2012: Distinguishing themselves as one of Ohio’s “Top Entrepreneur’s,” InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc. has recently been acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.com for its overall leadership and economic achievements. The award, known as the Div500, represents the nation’s most successful privately-held businesses. InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc. was awarded as one of the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Ohio for 2012, Top 500 Hispanic American Owned Businesses in the U.S., and Top 100 Privately-held Businesses in Ohio.
2012 marks DiversityBusiness.com’s 12th annual listing of the Ohio’s top businesses. The Top Business Lists are compiled from organizations which have revolutionized the strength and financial viability throughout our communities. The winners have become highly respected sources of reference for corporations, government agencies and educational institutions who desire to increase opportunities with privately-held businesses.
“We have a great future ahead of us, especially as entrepreneurs continue to reinvent products and services that transform the way we live,” says Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company which founded DiversityBusiness.com. Our nation’s business leaders are relentless. It isn’t a mere coincidence to see our competitive spirit still alive and persevere under these circumstances.”
“Receiving prestigious recognition of this magnitude from DiversityBusiness.com is a major accomplishment for our entire team here at InterChez,” states Mark A. Chesnes, President and CEO of the InterChez companies.
This List is a classification that represents the top privately-held businesses in the U.S.., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country who do business with multicultural, small and women-owned businesses use the list. The List is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural social media website that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.
The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “11th Annual National Multicultural Business Conference”, taking place at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, CT, April 25 – April 27, 2012, Mashantucket, Connecticut. For more details about the conference please visit http://www.DiversityBusiness.com/Conference
“Earning this position as a part of DiversityBusiness.com’s List is an acknowledgement that we at InterChez have taken great pride. We hope to continue to expand and improve our offerings in the future both domestically and internationally,” says Sharlene Chesnes, Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Board.
For the complete list of winning companies, please visit: www.diversitybusiness.com
About InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc.
The success of InterChez resides in the diverse specialties of each of its operating companies, which include InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc., InterChez Global Services, Inc., InterChez Properties, LLC. and InterChez Technologies, LLC. Two additional service divisions complete the InterChez family of businesses; those are InterChez Translation Services and InterChez Truckload Services. Individually, each plays a unique role within InterChez and is staffed by qualified and experienced professionals who provide their customers with optimal, quality results.
Currently, InterChez companies operate out of two locations. The headquarters is located at 600 Alpha Parkway in Stow, Ohio. The second building is the Stratford Place at 4301 Darrow Road in Stow. Mark and Sharlene, who often stress the importance of helping businesses in the community, are doing just that by offering local businesses, non-profit organizations, and incubators various rentable spaces in the Stratford Place. They aim to furnish a work space that acts as a hub between the Akron and Cleveland markets.
Since opening their doors in 2002 as a logistics company, InterChez has drastically evolved. InterChez dSEC® model – Design, Source, Execute, and Continuously Improve – has quickly been proven successful and has enabled the company to establish a positive reputation, worldwide. While InterChez’ Logistics and Global operating companies remain as the core of their business, Mark and Sharlene’s vision to expand its offerings in an effort to add value, has proven to be successful. Services such as language translation and truck load brokerage, and the most recent launch of truck-load services. As a whole, InterChez thrives in both domestic and international markets.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness is the largest organization of privately owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities,” “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America,” and others. Its research has been recognized and published by
Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. DiversityBusiness reaches more diverse suppliers and communicates more information to them on a more frequent basis than all other organizations combined. We also communicate with mainstream businesses, government agencies and educational institutions with information related to diversity. Our magazine reaches over 300,000 readers, a monthly e-newsletter that reaches 2.4 million, and website visitors of 1.2 million a month. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.