Named Among DiversityBusiness.com’s Top Businesses in the Country
DiversityBusiness.com has recently awarded InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc. the Div500 award and named it one of Ohio’s “Top Entrepreneurs” for its overall leadership and economic achievements. The award distinguishes the nation’s most successful private-held business. In 2012, InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc. has been named one of the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Ohio, one of the Top 500 Hispanic American Owned Businesses in the U.S., and one of the Top 100 Privately-held Businesses in Ohio.
DiversityBusiness.com is the nation’s leading multicultural social media website that connects large buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers. DiversityBusiness.com’s Top Business Lists, currently in their twelfth year of publication, recognize businesses that have revolutionized the financial viability of local communities. With this distinction, recipients become highly-respected models for other corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions that aim to increase interactions 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 that 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.
DiversityBusiness.com produces the List annually, classifying the top privately-held businesses in the U.S. into 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 recognized companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “11th Annual National Multicultural Business Conference” at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, April 25 – April 27, 2012. For more information 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 Ramos Chesnes, Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Board.
For the complete list of recognized companies, please visit www.diversitybusiness.com.
About InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc.
InterChez’ success resides in the diversity 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: InterChez Translation Services and InterChez Truckload Services. Individually, each division plays a unique role within InterChez and is staffed by qualified and experienced professionals who provide their customers with optimal, quality results.
Currently, the InterChez companies operate out of two locations, the headquarters at 600 Alpha Parkway in Stow, Ohio, and a second building, 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 evolved drastically, expanding internationally with InterChez’ Global operating company and growing horizontally to include services such as language translation, truckload brokerage, and truckload services. InterChez’ dSEC® model – Design, Source, Execute, and Continuously Improve – has quickly proven successful and has enabled the company to establish a positive reputation worldwide.
As a whole, InterChez thrives in both domestic and international markets.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness.com is the U.S.’s largest network of privately-owned businesses that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness.com’ diversity research and identifies the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities” and “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America,” among others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week, and thousands of other print and online publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. The volume of DiversityBusiness.com’s communications is greater than the total volume of communication produced by comparable organizations, and DiversityBusiness.com provides a greater volume of information to a wider body of suppliers than any of its competitors. DiversityBusiness.com also communicates diversity-related information to mainstream businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions and produces a magazine with more than 300,000 subscribers, a monthly e-newsletter that reaches 2.4 million, and a website with 1.2 million registered visitors each month. DiversityBusiness.com is also 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, Connecticut.