March 15, 2013 // Franchising.com // RIVERVIEW, Fla. – BlueGrace Logistics, the nation's most progressive logistics, transportation and technology provider, announced today the addition of freight and logistics expert Chris Lee as Senior Vice President of Strategic Development. Lee will be responsible for carrier relations, sales and franchise development for the growing brand.
A United States Marine Corps veteran, Lee has 15 years of experience in sales and brand development, including carrier partner procurement and management, in the freight and logistics industry. Lee designed programs for LTL, FTL, warehousing international sales and customer support service to take brands to the next level and drive growth.
“I have been creating logistics solutions for various channels of customers for years and I plan to use my experience to drive growth and facilitate innovation at BlueGrace,” Lee said. “The company has a great vision and I love its emphasis on people and technology. The brand knows the secret to hyper growth and I’m looking forward to contributing to that further.”
BlueGrace Logistics is a force to be reckoned with, exceeding industry expectations and growing by 7,378 percent over the past three years. The brand was the fastest growing, privately owned company on the 2012 Inc. 500 list to offer franchise opportunities. With a positive outlook for 2013, BlueGrace progresses forward as its customer base, franchise partners and internal team continues to expand.
“I attribute most of our success to our people,” said BlueGrace Logistics President and CEO, Bobby Harris. “The intelligent people on this team are driving this brand forward, and Chris’ experience and passion make him a natural fit.”
BlueGrace 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.
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. BlueGrace launched its franchise program in early 2011 as part of its strategic growth plan and currently has 26 franchises established across the U.S. The company offers best -in-class freight services and support, including Less Than Truckload; Truckload Services; International and Domestic Air Freight; Ocean Freight; Parcel Shipment; Logistics Management; State-of-the-Art Technology; Service Desk Support; and Auditing Services. For more information, visit www.mybluegrace.com.
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