Total Quality Logistics earns prestigious distinction as FourKites Premier Carrier

TQL is the only 3PL on global list  

Cincinnati, OH (Oct. 5, 2023) — Total Quality Logistics (TQL), the second-largest freight brokerage in North America and one of the largest global third-party logistics firms, has been named to the prestigious FourKites Premier Carrier biannual list for visibility-related operational excellence.

The supply chain visibility platform recognizes carriers worldwide that have achieved the highest levels of tracking quality and collaboration across all modes of transport. TQL is the only 3PL on the list of global honorees. Rigorous requirements must be met to qualify for the Premier Carrier list.

“We are proud to be in elite company as a FourKites Premier Carrier,” TQL president Kerry Byrne said. “This honor is a direct result of our commitment to visibility and the exceptional resourcefulness of our Product & Operations team.”

TQL moves 4,000 to 5,000 weekly loads that require FourKites visibility.

“Qualifying for FourKites’ Premier Carrier List is an increasingly important distinction for carriers, brokers and 3PLs who need to stand out in a competitive and volatile market,” said Jason Eversole, VP, LSP Strategy and Experience at FourKites. “Congratulations to Total Quality Logistics on this great achievement, and for continuing to offer their customers increased levels of service through their use of supply chain visibility.”

To view the list, visit

About FourKites
Leading global supply chain visibility platform FourKites® extends visibility beyond transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 3 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and last mile, and reaching over 200 countries and territories, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,200 of the world’s most recognized brands — including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies — trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains. To learn more, visit

About TQL
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) creates greater supply chain efficiencies for our customers by combining industry-leading technology with unmatched customer service. Customers and carriers turn to us daily to solve their transportation needs with competitive pricing, continuous communication and a commitment to do it right — every time. Through our comprehensive portfolio of logistics services and network of 160,000+ carriers, we move 3 million loads of freight annually. Our company and employees make the world a better place by donating thousands of volunteer hours and millions of dollars each year through TQL Cares and the TQL Foundation. We are proud to be the naming rights sponsor of TQL Stadium, home of Major League Soccer’s FC Cincinnati. Founded in 1997 in Cincinnati, Ohio, TQL is one of the largest logistics firms in North America, with 9,000+ employees in 56 offices across the U.S. Learn more at

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