Hiawatha (PRWEB) August 23, 2012
Inc. magazine today announced that MobileDemand, the nation’s leading provider of rugged tablet PC systems in the Transportation industry, has earned the position of 1,034 on its annual Inc. 500|5000 exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. MobileDemand which was ranked 7th out of 45 in Computer Hardware and 8th out of 38 in the state of Iowa, joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hat maker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
MobileDemand is a leading provider of Rugged Tablet PC systems that help mobile workers improve efficiency, accuracy and productivity and make better business decisions at the point of work. President Matt Miller founded the company in 2003 when he decided to draw on more than 15 years of experience developing successful rugged tablet computers for other manufacturers in the mobile computing industry into a business of his own. MobileDemand drives innovation by delivering an outstanding customer experience which includes a combination of reliable rugged products with the right features and functionality, market expertise, and personalized service and support.
“We are proud to have earned the position of 1,034 on the exclusive 2012 Inc. Magazine list of America’s fasting-growing private companies, which marks our fourth year on the Inc. 500/5000 list,” says Matt Miller, president of MobileDemand. “We would especially like to thank our esteemed customers and partners, such as PeopleNet Communications, who put their trust in MobileDemand. Our mission is to understand the productivity needs of our customers and work with them to provide innovative mobility solutions that deliver long-term value. As an entrepreneur, it is extremely rewarding to be acknowledged for our achievements and contributions to the national economy. Together with our customers, suppliers, advisors, and employees, we built this successful and fast growing company,” Miller continues.
“MobileDemand has been a great partner. The xTablet T7000 is the essential hardware component of our powerful TABLET mobile computing platform,” says Brian McLaughlin, president of PeopleNet, a leading provider of innovative onboard fleet management systems. “MobileDemand is easy to work with and the xTablet can be taken out of the cab to capture signatures, scan bar codes, and take photos – the features and functions our trucking customers need to reduce operating costs, improve customer service, and increase safety and compliance. We are pleased that MobileDemand is receiving this recognition,” McLaughlin continues.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.
"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
MobileDemand is the leading provider of innovative Rugged Tablet PC systems used in transportation in the United States. MobileDemand is also a leading provider of rugged tablet PC solutions used by mobile workers in Food and Beverage Distribution, Manufacturing, Retail, Hospitality, Field Service, Agriculture, Utilities, Military and Public Sector. xTablet rugged Tablet PC systems are ideal productivity tools for improving operational efficiency and allowing mobile workers to make better business decisions at the point of interaction. MobileDemand tablet PCs and accessories are built rugged to withstand harsh environments and provide long-term reliability and savings. They offer a high resolution, all-light readable touch screen, functionality of a full Microsoft Windows 7 OS and the power of an Intel processor to deliver performance at a lower cost and enable greater efficiency and productivity in the field. MobileDemand: Innovations in Mobile Productivity. http://www.RuggedTabletPC.com.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 500/5000
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/500.
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