Founded in 1981, Target Interstate Systems has exhibited dynamic growth and development in both sales and operational scope, including the establishment of a nationwide network of offices. This growth, and our ongoing success, is a result of our management team's high level of dedication and our culture of teamwork. Working closely with major US farmers, supermarket chains, institutional wholesalers and terminal markets, Target constantly strives to develop and implement advanced logistics solutions and programs to reduce supply chain costs and increase operational efficiencies. As a result of the high level of satisfaction we deliver to our clients, our team and company are recognized and highly regarded in the industry as specialists in the expedited movement of fresh fruit and produce.
In recognition of Target Interstate Systems' achievements and strong commitment to service, satisfaction, reliability, and integrity, we have been honored by the produce industry's leading credit and information publications, and have received the highest honors in the produce industry. This includes receiving 4 X's (XXXX), designation of "Transportation Member" from the Blue Book and 4 Stars (****), as well as The Red Book's "Business Character Award."
To best serve our clients, Target Interstate Systems employs a non-asset based approach, allowing us to custom tailor logistics solutions for our clients needs. This allows us to utilize a broad spectrum of resources including equipment (over 10,000 pieces) and services provided by our ever-growing network of strategic asset-based partners. Each provider under contract with us, must meet our highly criteria of stability, reliability, safety, and quality of service. In addition, our business model places Target strategically at the vortex of supply and demand in the volatile produce industry, enabling us to respond instantly to the ever-changing market conditions to maximize our value to our customers and carriers.
As a result of our ability to effectively deliver value to carriers and the produce industry, Target Interstate Systems is the most sought after collaborative transportation company in the market today.