TQL revenue passes $2 billion mark as big 3PLs get bigger

| January 12, 2015

TQL revenue passes $2 billion mark as big 3PLs get bigger
Kerry Byrne has a good yardstick for the pace of economic recovery -- his company’s rate of revenue growth. Truck freight broker Total Quality Logistics took in $2.1 billion in total revenue last year, only three years after TQL first passed the $1 billion revenue mark in 2011.In 2011, TQL had 1,643 employees; today it has 3,100 employees and 27 offices in 16 states, including several offices that opened or expanded during 2014 in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.“We are very aggressive,” said Byrne, executive vice president of the Cincinnati-based brokerage. “We aggressively invest in people and technology. We continue to add quality employees and train them intensely.” In addition, trucking “is a really big market.”

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