July 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // RIVERVIEW, Fla. – Eric Chambers, Senior Vice President of Sales at BlueGrace Logistics, was recently named the 2012 Sales Executive of the Year by the Transportation, Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA). Chambers was nominated by his colleagues at BlueGrace after helping the company double its yearly sales to approximately $80 million in 2011 and for continually displaying an exceptional work ethic and leadership style.
Chambers was recognized with the award at the Compass Awards Gala during the TMSA Annual Conference and Expo in Hollywood, Fla. on June 5, 2012. The award is presented to one senior-level sales executive who has demonstrated results-oriented leadership, professional excellence and sales success within the industry.
“This award is by no means an individual achievement,” Chambers said. “It symbolizes the effort, support and success of the entire BlueGrace family, and I couldn’t be more proud to be a part of such a cohesive company.”
Chambers has more than 20 years experience in the freight and logistics industry and has been a member of the BlueGrace team since 2007. Year after year, Chambers has met and exceeded company goals for short and long term growth by successfully combining marketing efforts with targeted sales strategies designed to reach department goals, recognize top performers and boost member morale.
“In addition to growing our overall sales, Eric also makes immense, intangible contributions to the company,” said Bobby Harris, President & CEO of BlueGrace Logistics. “Eric works in a way that ensures not only the success of the marketing and sales departments, but the technology, legal, franchise and customer service departments as well. He consistently promotes the BlueGrace culture and brand, and we’re proud to see his accomplishments and loyalty recognized with this award.”
BlueGrace Logistics offers best-in-class freight and logistics services to businesses throughout the United States using leading edge technology that simplifies the shipping process, allowing customers to focus on their core competencies. BlueGrace has relationships with more than 4,000 transportation companies throughout the United States and offers services to businesses of all sectors and sizes.
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Founded in 2007, BlueGrace Logistics offers complete, customized transportation management solutions to customers throughout the United States. Based in Riverview, Fla. with satellite offices in Salt Lake City and Chicago, the company has increased sales by more than 400 percent since 2009. It also launched a franchise program in early 2011 as part of its strategic growth plan. The company offers best -in-class freight services and support, including: