Founder and CEO of ShipMonk Jan Bednar won the National Ernst&Youngh's Entrepreneur of the Year® 2022 Award in the "Creators" category after winning the EY's 2022 Enterprenuer of the Year Florida Award earlier this year.
The National Award was presented during a celebration held at the Strategic Growth Forum. Each candidate competing for the honor was evaluated based on entrepreneurial spirit, company purpose, growth, impact, and other core contributions and attributes that Jan and ShipMonk embody.
Jan Bednar created ShipMonk, a nimble third-party logistics (3PL) company in 2014 as a way to deliver US goods to his friends and family in his native Czech Republic. Today ShipMonk is the world's largest 3PL for high growth ecommerce and DTC brands.
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, ShipMonk has more than 2,500 employees across facilities in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Pittston, PA, Los Angeles, CA, Bay Shore, NY, Las Vegas, NV, Dayton, NJ, Louisville, KY, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Tecate, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Prague, Czech Republic.
Presented by the employees of CzechTrade Chicago, IL, USA.