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Florida Messenger Association Annual Conference Moved To June

The Florida Messenger Association has rescheduled its Annual Conference to Friday , June 3 and Saturday , June 4 . The conference will held at the Embassy Suites , Kissimmee , FL . The theme of the conference is The Language of Leadership Success . This is the 12th annual conference for the organization .
The keynote speaker for the conference is Dr . Dennis Cummins , an internationally acclaimed speaker , trainer and best-selling author . He has been sharing his real-world strategies for business mastery and leadership communications from the stage for more than a decade .
The conference will also include networking opportunities , workshops , panel discussions , breakout sessions and exhibits that will showcase the latest technology and services in the delivery industry .
The conference is designed to benefit owners and managers in logistics , delivery , and courier companies , as well as others who provide support for those in the logistics transportation industry .
Registration and hotel reservations are now available to all in the industry , whether or not they are members of the Florida Messenger Association . To register or for more information , go to FloridaMessenger . org or email FMA President Mike Milam . mmilam @ runaboutcourier . com CLDA

With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 427 %, DDI Ranks No . 39 on Inc . Magazine ’ s List of the Pacific Region ’ s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc . Magazine today revealed that Delivery Drivers , Inc . is No . 39 on its third annual Inc . 5000 Regionals : Pacific list , the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies based in Alaska , Hawaii , California , Oregon , and Washington . Born of the annual Inc . 5000 franchise , this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful private companies within the Pacific region economy generating sustainable growth and jobs .
“ Our success is driven by our employees and the communities we serve . Our values give us the opportunity to grow in today ’ s economy ,” said Aaron Hageman , CEO , Delivery Drivers , Inc .
The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Pacific . Between 2018 and 2020 , these 150 private companies had an average growth rate of 195 % percent and , in 2020 alone , they added 10,252 jobs and $ 5.1 billion to the Pacific region ’ s economy . Companies based in the Irvine , Santa Monica , and Venice , California , areas had the highest growth rate overall .
Complete results of the Inc . 5000 Regionals Pacific , including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry , metro area , and other criteria , can be found at inc . com / pacific starting March 15 , 2022 .
“ This year ’ s Inc . 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America ’ s offthe-charts growth companies . They ’ re disruptors and job creators , and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy . Remember their names and follow their lead . These are the companies you ’ ll be hearing about for years to come ,” says Scott Omelianuk , editor-in-chief of Inc . CLDA
ABOUT DELIVERY DRIVERS , INC . Since 1996 , Delivery Drivers , Inc . ( DDI ) remains the leading third-party administrator that connects businesses with qualified independent contractors for last-mile deliveries . We provide full-service Human Resources and Driver Management solutions from onboarding , accounting , and risk management services for independent contractors . These full-service solutions can take the focus and financial toll away from a company ’ s main business . By partnering with DDI , we allow our clients to focus on business growth and development while we manage the independent contractors .
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