Gov. Tomblin Welcomes TQL to the Mountain State

Charleston, W.Va. – One of the largest freight brokerage firms in North America, Total Quality Logistics (TQL), announced today the opening of its latest location in the capital of West Virginia. The new Charleston office will open with six founding members and anticipates adding another 70-80 sales representatives in the next three years.

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin welcomes the opportunities TQL offers.

“West Virginia offers tremendous value for business and industry looking for a top-notch workforce and a strong business climate,” Gov. Tomblin said. “Total Quality Logistics’ investment demonstrates the competitive edge found in the Mountain State that allows businesses to relocate, establish roots, and create jobs in West Virginia for West Virginians.”

The Charleston office is TQL’s first location in the Mountain State.

“We are excited to expand our footprint in the Mid-Atlantic region. Charleston offers an opportunity to attract top talent from surrounding colleges and universities who are interested in a challenging and rewarding sales career with our company.” said TQL President, Kerry Byrne. 

Prior experience in the logistics industry is not necessary as new hires with the company participate in a five month training program.

TQL is a freight brokerage firm that matches companies needing products moved, primarily full truckload shipments, with carriers that can move them. Fortune magazine this year recognized the company as one of the 2015 Best Workplaces for Millennials.

The new Charleston office will be located at 414 Summers Street and plans to open late November 2015. Hiring for the office is underway and job seekers can learn more at


Total Quality Logistics is one of the largest freight brokerage firms in the nation. With the addition of its office in Charleston, WV, TQL will operate 37 offices in 20 states. 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 3,500 people nationwide. Connect with TQL on the web at, on Facebook at Total Quality Logistics or on Twitter @TQLogistics. 


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