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FRESNO, CA BASED CARGOBARN INC. RANKS NO. 65 ON THE 2012 INC. 500 WITH THREE-YEAR SALES GROWTH OF 3,893.6%

NEW YORK, August 21, 2012 – Inc. magazine today ranked CargoBarn Inc. NO. 65 on its 31st annual Inc. 500|5000, an 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. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.

Additionally CargoBarn Inc, which specializes in freight shipping and logistics services, was the 2nd fastest growing business in the Logistics and Transportation category nationwide.

“We are very humbled to receive this recognition.” stated CargoBarn Inc. CEO Cameron Baird.

“I’m not sure there has ever been a more difficult time to try and grow a business, I can’t help to think that there was a little bit of luck on our side. We just tried to hire good people and offer an excellent service” explained Baird.

The 2012 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 21 to November 15 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. To make the cut, companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 770% in sales growth. The Inc. 500’ s aggregate revenue is $15.7 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,431 percent. The companies on this year's Inc. 500 employ more than 48,000 people and generated over 40,000 jobs in the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/500.

"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. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.


CARGOBARN INC JOINS IANA

Fresno, CA, June 23, 2012 – CargoBarn Inc. a Fresno, CA based Transportation Broker and Intermodal Marketing Company announced today that it has officially joined the Intermodal Association of North America, effective immediately. In anticipation of doubling its Intermodal revenue over the next calendar year CargoBarn Inc. will look to the IANA to provide key industry data and statistics to help guide their rapid growth.

“Our Intermodal Marketing Program is a key component to our long term growth strategy, we feel that by joining the premier Intermodal trade association we are ensuring that we will be a growing leader in the Industry for years to come.” Stated Cameron Baird, CEO, CargoBarn Inc.

In addition to being able to provide the most reliable data on Intermodal statistics nationwide, IANA also provides uncanny educational and networking opportunities to its members.

“By being included in the Intermodal Association of North America, our Intermodal operations team will be exposed to networking and educational opportunities that cannot be duplicated anywhere else. To provide the best service or our customers we have to associate ourselves with industry leaders such as the IANA.” Stated Tim Mann, VP Intermodal, CargoBarn Inc.

About IANA
IANA is North America's leading industry trade association representing the combined interests of the intermodal freight industry. IANA's membership includes railroads, water carriers and stacktrain operators; port authorities; intermodal truckers and over-the-road highway carriers; intermodal marketing and logistics companies; and suppliers to the industry, such as equipment manufacturers, intermodal leasing companies and consulting firms. IANA's associate members include shippers, academic institutions, government entities and nonprofit associations.


CELTIC BANK PROVIDES SMALL BUSINESS LOAN TO PROGRESSIVE FREIGHT BROKER

Salt Lake City, UT, May 22, 2012 – Celtic Bank announced today that it has closed a Small Business Administration (SBA) Working Capital CAPLines loan for CargoBarn of Fresno, California. Founded in 2007, Cargo Barn saw an opportunity as a transportation broker to deliver excellent services in “an industry short on integrity and innovation.” Today, they are one of America’s fastest-growing shipping and logistics companies.

According to CEO Cameron Baird, acquiring funding for business expansion was challenging until discovering Celtic Bank. “Given our current growth rate, we found lenders were worried they wouldn’t be able to keep up with our business long term,” he said in a recent interview. “Thank goodness we found Celtic Bank,” he went on. “Everything is working as promised and they are helping us meet our growth goals."

Celtic Bank is a national leader in Small Business Administration loans and small business lines of credit under the SBA Working Capital CAPLines program.

About Celtic Bank
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, Celtic Bank supports customers throughout the country and is a leading provider of small business loans, 7(a) SBA loans, real estate financing and construction loans. Celtic Bank is an Equal Housing, SBA Preferred, and FHA lender. Member FDIC.


CARGOBARN INC. JOINS U.S. EPA SMARTWAY TRANSPORT® PARTNERSHIP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
03/21/2010
Contact: Cameron Baird
866-454-2112

Fresno, CA – CargoBarn Inc. today announced that it joined the SmartWaySM Transport Partnership, a innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry designed to significantly reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution.

CargoBarn Inc. will contribute to the Partnership’s goal to reduce 33 to 66 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and up to 200,000 tons of nitrogen oxide per year by 2012 by improving the environmental performance of our freight operations. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas, and nitrogen oxide is an air pollutant that contributes to smog. By joining SmartWay Transport Partnership, CargoBarn Inc. demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.

“CargoBarn is proud to be committed to the SmartWay Transport Partnership.” said Cameron Baird, CEO of CargoBarn Inc. “The future of the industry is being created today in the SmartWay program. Carriers and customers alike are looking to reduce their carbon footprint and promote more efficient transportation methods; we are excited to take the lead on these initiatives.”

Launched in February 2004, the SmartWay Transport Partnership brings together major freight shippers, trucking companies, railroads, logistics companies and trade/professional associations to pursue mutually beneficial strategies that result in emissions reductions and other environmental improvements, as well as cost savings to the companies. The Partnership currently has over 2,600 Partners.

CargoBarn Inc. is a global provider of multimodal logistics services with headquarters in Fresno, CA. Founded in 2007, CargoBarn Inc. has leveraged web based information technologies and proactive customer service to become one of the fastest growing companies in the transportation and logistics industry. For more information about CargoBarn Inc., visit www.cargobarn.com or call 866-454-2112

For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit www.epa.gov/smartway.

CargoBarn Announces “CargoBarn Cares,” A New Charitable Giving Program

January 3, 2011  |  Fresno, CA

CargoBarn, a leading provider of transportation and logistics services, today announced its charitable giving program, CargoBarn Cares. Under the program, CargoBarn will reward referrals from current customers with a $300 donation to a charity of the referring customer’s choice. These customers can choose to direct the donation(s) to the American Cancer Society, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, or Fresno State University. CargoBarn will effect the donation, which will have no impact on current or new customers’ service fees.

Donations are limited to one donation per referral. Current customers may refer as many new customers to CargoBarn as desired. There is no expiration date on this offer.

For more information, please contact:

Cameron Baird
President, CargoBarn, Inc.
866-454-2112.

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January 3, 2011

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