TQL to Open New Sales Office in Summit County
Akron, Ohio. – Total Quality Logistics announced today it will open its latest Ohio sales office in roughly 60 days from now. The company’s Akron, Ohio office is slated to open around the third week of January. The office will be led by several current TQL employees who are transferring to the area from other TQL locations. The company anticipates adding another 70 sales representatives in the next three years.
JobsOhio Senior Director Walter M. Good welcomes the opportunities TQL is bringing to Akron.
“We are thrilled that Total Quality Logistics has selected Akron as the location for its newest office. This project provides testimony to how a strong team approach involving TQL, the Greater Akron Chamber, JobsOhio and Team NEO can create exceptional job opportunities that diversify and grow the NE Ohio economy.”
TQL, which is one of the largest freight brokerage firms in North America, connects customers needing to move truckload freight with quality carriers who have the capacity to move it. The company specializes in arranging full-truckload freight movements.
“We’re excited to continue growing in northern Ohio. We were drawn to Akron for a number of reasons, including the quality and depth of professional talent in the area,” said TQL President Kerry Byrne.
TQL has numerous offices in cities across Ohio, including Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati, where it is headquartered, employing nearly 1700 people in the state. The company has been recognized as a Best Employer in Ohio three years in a row as well as listed among Fortune magazine’s 2015 Best Workplaces for Millennials.
The office will be located at 50 South Main St., Suite 202, Akron, OH 44308. The company is hiring; interested applicants may visit www.tqljobs.com for more information.
ABOUT TOTAL QUALITY LOGISTICS
Total Quality Logistics, one of the largest freight brokerage firms in the nation, will have 37 offices in 20 states as of November 2015. TQL connects customers needing to move truckload freight shipments with carriers having capacity to move them. TQL is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its 2014 sales topped $2 billion and it employs more than 3,600 people nationwide. Connect with TQL on the web at TQL.com, on Facebook at Total Quality Logistics or on Twitter @TQLogistics.