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Coyote Logistics

Specialty: Fleet Backhaul

Coyote Logistics, an Inc. 500 honoree in 2010 and 2011, has grown to $560 million in just five years. The Chicago company, founded in 2006, enables its customers, such as Heineken, to lower transportation costs by taking advantage of spare capacity on its carriers’ return trips. On a map of Texas routes, Coyote reduced the distance its trucks traveled empty by 225,000 miles.