The 2009 Inc. 5000: Top 10 Oldest Companies

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GENCO Supply Chain Solutions, Founded 1898

Rank: No. 3,930
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Revenue: $788.7 million

GENCO began in 1898 with horse-and-wagon deliveryman Hyman Shear, hauling orders around Pittsburgh. As automobiles became readily available in the 1910s, Shear upgraded to a fleet of trucks and expanded his reach. Today, GENCO handles $1.5 billion in freight every year.