Awards & Professional Affiliations
Keller Logistics Group Awards
Over the years, Keller Logistics Group and its affiliates have garnered some high praise within the logistics community. We invite you to take a look below at Keller’s list of accolades.
Keller Logistics Group Ranks Among Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
Inc. magazine recognized Keller Logistics Group again on its annual Inc. 5000 2021 & 2022 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— independent small businesses.
Best Fleets To Drive For – 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018
The Truckload Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge annouced their annual list of trucking companies recognized for providing exemplary working environments for professional drivers and employees. Thomas E. Keller Trucking has been named among the top 20 content winners for six consectutive years.
Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Keller Freight Solutions was named one of Inc. 5000 America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in August of 2019. Achieving 106% sales growth from 2015 – 2018 earned a ranking of 3,361!
Traffic Insurance LTD Safety Assessment Award
Safety is a top priority at all the affiliates of Keller Logistics Group, and it shows. In April of 2019 Keller Trucking was presented with the Traffic Insurance LTD Safety Assessment Score Award for having the best safety record in our captive.
EPA SmartWay High Performer 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
EPA founded SmartWay provides a system for tracking, documenting, and sharing information about fuel use and freight emissions across supply chains, providing companies with more efficient freight carriers, transport modes, equipment, and operational strategies to improve supply chain sustainability. High Performers fall within the top-ranked performance range of five performance metrics. Just over two percent of all SmartWay carriers make the High Performers list.
2018 Office of the Mayor Proclamation
In 2018, Tom Keller was presented a Proclamation from the mayor’s office at the book signing of his memoir, The Life and Legacy of Thomas E. Keller, recognizing Keller Trucking for contributing to 40 years of stability, growth, and success as well as civic and economic benefits to the Defiance community.
Pictured to the left are: Mayor McCann, Tom Keller, Bryan Keller
Food Logistics Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
Food Logistics Magazine publishes the exclusive provider listing annually, serving as a resource guide of third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.
Transport Topics Awards
2019, 2018, 2017
Top Warehousing Firm
2016 & 2017
Top 50 Logistics Company
Each year, Transport Topics along with Armstrong & Associates Inc. rank companies based on actual or estimated net revenue and include a description of services, names of top executives, key customers, and industry expertise.
Ohio Trucking Association
Ohio Trucking Association President’s Award – Small Division – Fleet Safety – 2017
Ohio Trucking Association Great West Safety Award – Small Division – 3-5 Million Miles – 2017
The Ohio Trucking Association recognizes a carrier within the state of Ohio with the best safety record in its class. The distinction stresses the importance of safety, professionalism, and the principals behind safe driving.
Traffic Insurance LTD Award of Honor For Excellence in Risk Control 2017 & 2015
Traffic Insurance LTD. targets above average trucking companies with fleets ranging from 75-800 units, for hire and private, long haul and LTL, intermediate, etc. that go above and beyond standard trucking safety requirements.
2013 – Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce
Also at that event, Vice President of Sales, Aaron Keller, was awarded one of the 4 Under 40 awards. The Chamber recognizes four young community leaders that have distinguished themselves within their profession, inspiring other young leaders in the community to excel to their full potential.
Keller Warehousing & Distribution was recognized for 15 years of service in the Defiance area.