Priority1 Inc. Announces New Little Rock Corporate Positions
LITTLE ROCK, AR (July 9, 2019) – Priority1 Inc., a Little Rock, Arkansas, based company offering third-party logistics services including truckload, less-than-truckload and warehousing solutions, announced today it will hire at least 50 new corporate headquarters employees as a result of their continued national growth. Priority1, with corporate headquarter offices in the Riverdale area near downtown Little Rock, has over 200 employees and 20 locations nationwide.
“Priority1 is excited to continue to source the best talent within the state of Arkansas. Priority1 has grown up in Little Rock, and we are proud of our roots. The Little Rock Regional Chamber and AEDC helped us create a solution that allows Priority1 to execute growth plans and perpetuate our brand through recruiting, training and developing top-tier talent,” said Dan Berardi, CEO of Priority 1 Inc. “Priority1 will parlay that talent to be successful in a very competitive industry landscape.”
Priority1 is a privately held company now in operation for 24 years. Its mission is to be an innovator and leader. Priority1 accomplished this through establishing lifelong partnerships with their customers, employees and vendors by exceeding expectations. “We accomplish our mission through talented people, technology, industry expertise and value,” stated Berardi. Priority1 has been awarded numerous company awards including being named one of “Arkansas Best Employers.”
“Little Rock’s central location and skilled workforce makes it a top choice for firms in the transportation and logistics industry,” said Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. “We thank Priority1 for their continued expansion in Little Rock.”
“Arkansas is a breeding ground for entrepreneurs, as well as a logistics and trucking stronghold in the middle of the country,” said Mike Preston, Secretary of Commerce. “Priority1 is a fine example of a company that found its niche and strives to be the best in the field. Combining these two factors has positioned Priority1 for even greater growth, and we’re proud to support the company.”
“Priority 1 had a decision to make on where to expand their corporate offices. Their decision to expand in Little Rock is a prime example of our talented workforce,” said Kevin Crass, Chairman of the Board for the Little Rock Regional Chamber. “Priority1 is a great example of why the Chamber focuses on existing companies, and their specific needs, so that our economy continues to grow in Little Rock.”
About Priority1 Inc.
Priority1 was founded in 1995 with the same entrepreneurial spirit that still drives their business today. They are a mix of great people and great technology. Priority1’s success is driven by a strong partnership of employees, agents and carriers. A full-service logistics company and subsidiary of Priority Wire and Cable, which manages over 500,000 shipments annually. They offer less than truckload (LTL), full truckload (TL), expedited, roadshow, warehousing and ocean freight services.