August 14, 2014 // Franchising.com // Maple Shade, NJ – BlueGrace Logistics announced Jason Eckhardt and Tim Isaacs, both of BlueGrace South Jersey, as the 2014 recipients of the Franchise of the Year Award and the Salesman of the Year Award, respectively. The awards were presented to them at the company’s 4th annual franchise convention, held recently in Las Vegas.
Eckhardt had previous experience in shipping and logistics prior to opening his BlueGrace Logistics franchise in June 2009. After graduating from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, he worked his way through the ranks from Sales Executive to Managing Partner at Worldwide Express. Isaacs joined BlueGrace South Jersey in January 2010 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Jefferson College.
"Jason is an inspirational business leader, and Tim has the utmost dedication to customer satisfaction, collectively providing each BlueGrace South Jersey client with the absolute best shipping options and service," said Bobby Harris, president, founder and CEO of BlueGrace Logistics. "Jason and Tim’s positive results showcase what it means to be a part of our franchise system and their commitment to operational excellence contributes to BlueGrace’s continued success in businesses nationwide."
Just this past year, Eckhardt’s multi–million dollar franchise saw an almost 58 percent increase in sales. Eckhardt and Isaacs both attribute their success to using the proven systems, shifting their focus to strategic networking, and creating their own opportunities within the local business community.
"I am truly honored to receive this award, and believe it is a testament to the strength of the BlueGrace Logistics franchise system," said Eckhardt. "We have seen extreme growth in the past year and I couldn’t have done it without the help of my BlueGrace South Jersey team, especially Tim, our resident rock star salesman."
For more information, please call BlueGrace South Jersey at (856) 330-4550.
Founded in 2009, BlueGrace Logistics offers complete, customized transportation management solutions to customers across the United States. Based in Riverview, Fla. with satellite offices in Salt Lake City and Chicago, the franchise is known as a "hyper-growth" company with more than 400 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 U.S. 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