Founder Jay Patel took a chance in Compton, California – 25 years later he’s still growing and creating opportunities for his community.

Westcoast Warehousing & Trucking

Location: Compton, CA
Industry: Transportation and Warehousing
Leadership: BIPOC-Owned/Led
ICIC Program: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Inner City 100

Founder Jay Patel took a chance 25 years ago when he left a pharmacist career to launch a trucking, warehouse and e-commerce business. A leader in last-mile transportation from ports, airports, and distribution centers, the Compton, Calif.-based business has expanded to more than 500,000 square feet of warehouse space and serves all major retailers.

Photo credits: Photos courtesy of Westcoast Warehousing and Trucking.