CHICAGO - Feb. 13, 2014 // GLOBE NEWSWIRE // - One of the fastest-growing and most successful logistics companies, BlueGrace Logistics, is expanding its footprint in Chicago. The company is hosting a Talent Acquisition Blitz (TAB) on February 24-25, dedicated to finding the most talented and business-savvy professionals in the Chicagoland area.
Founder, President and CEO, Bobby Harris, is expected to be in attendance. TAB will be held at the company's Chicago headquarters: 700 Commerce Drive in Oak Brook. The Inc. 500 company, known for consistent hyper-growth, plans to fill 20 positions, including sales, truckload operations, customer service and management positions. All new hires to join the Chicago team will receive a $1,000 signing bonus.
The company's corporate headquarters in Tampa, Fla. has been recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work" for the past three years. BlueGrace is known for having industry leading-edge transportation management technology (BlueShip(R)) and an executive leadership team with over a century of combined freight and shipping expertise. The company is currently executing their growth strategy by enhancing their training and business development platforms for new talent who fit within their dynamic corporate culture.
"We strongly believe in the ongoing development of our employees," Harris said. "I am specifically looking to hire new employees for our Chicagoland office that fit our culture, as well as bring a fresh dynamic to our customers' experience."
The company attributes its 7,000 percent growth since inception to the dedicated resources assigned to developing the careers of its employees. From newly entered professionals in the industry and seasoning their existing talent network, BlueGrace continues to push the envelope in the office and onto the field.
"All those looking to join the BlueGrace Logistics team should expect a fast-paced, high-energy and creative environment. We expect our employees to continuously find new trends to improve our customers experience as they ship with BlueGrace," Harris said.
In addition to expanding its corporate office in Chicago, BlueGrace is currently seeking individuals who are interested in franchise opportunities with the firm. The BlueGrace franchise model provides initial and ongoing training, access to proprietary systems, business consulting and support, access to the company's superior carrier network and the opportunity to sell without territory restrictions. Growth projections include awarding approximately 40 new franchise locations in 2014.
BlueGrace Logistics offers best-in-class freight and shipping services to businesses throughout the United States using leading edge, BlueShip technology. The company has relationships with thousands of transportation carriers throughout the United States, and offers services to businesses of all sectors and sizes.
Anyone interested in applying for sales and customer loyalty positions with BlueGrace Logistics should visit http://www.mybluegrace.com/bluegrace_careers. For more information about the franchise opportunity, visit www.bluegracefranchise.com.
Founded in 2009, BlueGrace Logistics offers complete, customized transportation management solutions to customers across the United States. Based in Tampa, Fla. with satellite offices in Chicago, Baltimore and Salt Lake City, the franchise is known as a "hyper-growth" company with more than 7,000 percent growth since inception. BlueGrace Logistics launched its franchise program in early 2011 as part of its strategic growth plan and currently has 42 franchisees in 44 locations across the United States. The company offers freight services such as Less Than Truckload (LTL), Truckload Services (TL), International and Domestic Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Supply Chain Management, State-of-the-Art Technology; Service Desk Support, and Auditing Services. For more information, visit www.mybluegrace.com.
SOURCE BlueGrace Logistics