Business: Logistics firm offers integrated, project and express brokerage services in logistics, transportation and supply-chain management to companies in the electric utility, manufacturing, commercial and consumer goods industries.

Founded: 1987

Headquarters: Mendota Heights

Website: www.shiplps.com

Employees: 36

Executives: Justin Hall, president; Kirsten Hall, chief operating officer; Nathan Hall, vice president of information technology; Mike Westland, chief financial officer; Larry and Pamela Hall, principal owners.

2010 revenue: $15 million

Strategy: Continue working through management and ownership transition, seek to expand business for new project and express brokerage divisions and work to gain global logistics customers outside North America.