Houston, Texas – Total Quality Logistics (TQL) has opened a new national sales office in Houston, Texas. This is the Cincinnati-based company’s second office in the state of Texas and 19th office nationwide. TQL is one of the fastest growing providers of transportation logistics services in North America.
The TQL Houston office opened on Monday, August 19 with an initial team of 13 employees, seven who were previously located at other successful TQL offices across the country, and six new hires from the Houston area. The new office is located at 2525 N Loop Freeway West.
“The Houston office is opening with an outstanding founding team. We have high expectations for growth in the city and look forward to future investment,” said Kerry Byrne, executive vice president of TQL.
TQL anticipates adding 50 salespeople to the Houston office within the next three years. Interested job seekers should visit www.tqljobs.com for more information. TQL’s Austin sales office, which opened last year, already employs more than 30.
“National expansion is important for our company because it allows us to serve an increasingly larger share of the domestic transportation market,” said Byrne.
Since the company’s founding in 1997, TQL has become the second largest freight brokerage firm in the nation. TQL uses its industry-leading technology and far-reaching relationships to serve both shippers and carriers. The company assists shippers by finding qualified and available carriers across North America to move their freight. TQL posted sales of $1.38 billion in 2012 and moved nearly 700,000 loads of freight for its customers.
About Total Quality Logistics
Total Quality Logistics is now the second largest freight brokerage firm in the nation, with more than $1.3 billion in annual sales. The company, founded in 1997, is privately held and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. It operates 19 offices across the nation. TQL was ranked among the nation’s 150 Top Workplaces in 2013 in one of the largest-ever surveys of U.S. companies, with more than 1 million employees participating nationwide. TQL also was named by Inc.Magazine as a leading company for creating American jobs and by Glassdoor as one of the top companies for career opportunities. TQL employs more than 2,000 nationwide.