Logistics firm Priority1 to add 50 jobs at Little Rock HQ

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Priority1 Inc., a Little Rock-based company offering third-party logistics services including truckload, less-than-truckload and warehousing solutions, announced Tuesday (July 9) it will hire at least 50 new corporate headquarters employees as a result of their continued national growth.

Priority1, with a corporate headquarters in the Riverdale area near downtown Little Rock, has over 200 employees and 20 locations nationwide.

“Priority1 is excited to continue to source the best talent within the state of Arkansas. Priority1 has grown up in Little Rock, and we are proud of our roots. The Little Rock Regional Chamber and AEDC helped us create a solution that allows Priority1 to execute growth plans and perpetuate our brand through recruiting, training and developing top-tier talent,” said Dan Berardi, CEO of Priority 1 Inc. “Priority1 will parlay that talent to be successful in a very competitive industry landscape.”

Priority1 is a privately-held company founded in 1995.

“Priority 1 had a decision to make on where to expand their corporate offices. Their decision to expand in Little Rock is a prime example of our talented workforce,” said Kevin Crass, Chairman of the Board for the Little Rock Regional Chamber. “Priority1 is a great example of why the chamber focuses on existing companies, and their specific needs, so that our economy continues to grow in Little Rock.”