Five-Year Revenue Growth of 287% Drives Selection
Woodcliff Lake, NJ, November 13, 2014—I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSY) a leading provider of wireless M2M asset management solutions, has been ranked 308th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The ranking was based on I.D. Systems’ 287% revenue growth from 2009 to 2013. This is the fourth time I.D. Systems has been named to the Fast 500™ list.
“I.D. Systems’ revenue has grown significantly over the past five years, but our sights are set much higher,” said Kenneth Ehrman, I.D. Systems’ chairman and CEO. “We are in the midst of a strategic initiative we call ‘I.D. Systems 2.0′, aimed at accelerating product development, improving quality and reliability, and building more efficient and scalable processes. Our short term goal is to accelerate profitable revenue growth without proportionate increases in expenses. For the medium term, we intend to invest heavily in sales and marketing to capitalize on significant unpenetrated market opportunities. Long term, our ambition is to become one of the leaders of the Internet of Things revolution in the global supply chain. With 2014 revenue for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2014, up approximately 15% from the same period in 2013, we believe we are headed in the right direction.”
“The companies on the Fast 500 list continue to set the bar for their industry higher each year,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “There are so many exciting products and smart thought leaders driving this list. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to seeing them continue their momentum into 2015.”
“For 20 years, the Deloitte Fast 500 rankings have honored the innovation that is part of these companies’ DNA,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “We’re glad to be serving these high-growth companies, and helping the technology sector recognize the great strides and transformation these companies are making in their respective areas.”
About I.D. Systems
Headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, with subsidiaries in Texas, Germany, and the United Kingdom, I.D. Systems, Inc. is a leading global provider of wireless M2M solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets, including industrial vehicles, rental cars, trailers, containers, and cargo. The company’s patented technologies address the needs of organizations to monitor and analyze their assets to increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, and improve profitability. For more information about I.D. Systems, please visit www.powerfleet.com.
About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
The Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies, both public and private, in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013. To be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years and be headquartered within North America.
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Five-Year Revenue Growth of 287% Drives Selection