"A nationally respected third-party logistics company like TQL is a welcome partner in our quest to bring more jobs to North Carolina."
Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) January 27, 2015
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) opened its second North Carolina location on January 19. Its new Raleigh-Durham office joins TQL Team Charlotte in the Tar Heel state.
The new office features almost 8,100 square feet located at 4025 Stirrup Dr., Suite 100, Durham N.C. 27703. TQL will make a $750,000 capital investment in the space over the next three years.
TQL Raleigh opens with four founding team members and plans to bring on nine new team members in its first hiring class in early February.
“We’re excited to be in Raleigh-Durham. The region is thriving and provides tremendous access to talent,” said Kerry Byrne, TQL executive vice president. “Our national sales offices are important to our ability to grow market share. They support our efforts to continue being the leading service provider in the third-party logistics industry.”
“Total Quality Logistics is a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company that has found the right conditions for success in North Carolina,” said Pat McCrory, North Carolina governor. “We applaud the company’s decision to expand its operations in the state.”
The logistics business is one North Carolina is happy to attract.
"North Carolina’s strategic, 10-year jobs plan identifies transportation and logistics as one of our key industry sectors for growth,” said John Skvarla, North Carolina secretary of commerce. “A nationally respected third-party logistics company like TQL is a welcome partner in our quest to bring more jobs to North Carolina.”
Forbes recently named Raleigh as the number-one best place in the country for business and careers. TQL has been recognized by Business North Carolina as one of the state’s Best Employers to Work for the past three years in a row.
TQL Charlotte opened five years ago, in January 2010, with six employees. The office has since grown to nearly 60.
To learn more about job opportunities with TQL, please visit http://www.tqljobs.com.
TQL is the second-largest freight brokerage firm in the nation with 28 offices in 16 states. TQL connects customers needing to move full truckload freight shipments with carriers that have the capacity to move them. TQL is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and has more than 3,100 employees across the country.