Total Quality Logistics Recognized for 11th Year in a Row as Top Cold Storage Provider

TQL Named to Food Logistics’ 2021 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers List

Cincinnati, OH (August 24th, 2021) — Total Quality Logistics (TQL), one of the largest freight brokerage firms in North America, has been recognized for the 11th consecutive year as a Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Provider by Food Logistics. The list recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.

For more than 24 years, TQL has been trusted by the top food manufacturers and grocery retailers in the country. TQL employees receive specialized refrigerated freight training and certifications that give them an expertise in moving temperature sensitive freight.

“Last year, more than twenty-five percent of our loads were refrigerated,” said Kerry Byrne, TQL President. “Moving refrigerated loads is in our DNA as our roots were in the produce business. This recognition is a testament to the outstanding work that our team members do every day.”

“3PLs and cold storage providers continue to be the heart and soul of the cold chain. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and other supply chain disruptions, these companies continue to showcase agility, resiliency, strength and innovation,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief, Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “They’ve pivoted in a time of crisis, armed themselves with solutions that matter and protected people and product along the way.”

Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain. Recipients of this year’s award will be profiled in the August 2021 print issue. Go to to view the full list of all 2021 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers.

About TQL

At Total Quality Logistics (TQL), we create greater supply chain efficiencies for our customers by combining industry-leading technology and 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. Annually, we move more than 2+ million loads across the nation through our comprehensive portfolio of logistics services and our network of 90,000+ carriers. In addition, through TQL Cares and the TQL Foundation, our company and employees make the world a better place by donating thousands of volunteer hours and millions of dollars each year. TQL is proud to be the naming rights sponsor of TQL Stadium, the home of Major League Soccer’s FC Cincinnati. Founded in 1997 in Cincinnati, Ohio, TQL is one of the largest freight brokerage firms in the nation, with 6,000+ employees in 55 offices across the U.S. Learn more at

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, risk management, food safety and more. Go to

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