Diligent Delivery Systems' President and CEO, Larry Browne, is a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award in the Gulf Coast Area

Houston, Texas, June 4, 2015 – Ernst & Young, LLP announced today that President and CEO, Larry Browne of Diligent Delivery Systems is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Gulf Coast Area. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 25, 2015 at the Hilton America’s Hotel – Houston.

“Set Your Goal, Work Hard, Stay On Track and Make A Difference” – Larry Browne

Since 1994, clients of every size have relied on Diligent Delivery Systems to successfully fulfill their total delivery needs. Today, Diligent serves customers with over 2,000 drivers nationwide and helps clients complete thousands of deliveries daily in metropolitan, suburban and rural areas across the country. Diligent was founded as an aid to clients pursuing a turnkey delivery logistics program. As their client’s needs have evolved, Diligent has expanded their list of services. Their vision is to build relationships with individuals and companies, and become their preferred logistics provider. Today, Diligent proudly offers the following delivery solutions:

  • Hot Shot On Demand / Courier Services
  • Dedicated Driver / Outsourced Fleet Services
  • Over-The-Road LTL, FTL, Trucking Services
  • Domestic Expedited Freight Services

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is now in its 29th year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In the Gulf Coast Area sponsors also include Lockton Companies, LLC, BBVA Compass, Colliers International, DLA Piper, SolomonEdwards, ADP, Pierpont Communications, and Smart Business Network.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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