Company Name: Total Quality Logistics, LLC
Location: Union Township
Industry Sector: Logistics and Distribution
Company Profile: Total Quality Logistics (TQL) creates greater supply chain efficiencies for customers by combining industry-leading technology and unmatched customer service. Customers and carriers turn to TQL daily to solve their transportation needs with competitive pricing, continuous communication and a commitment to do it right every time. TQL moves more than 1.6 million loads across the nation and around the globe through a broad portfolio of logistics services and a network of more than 75,000 carriers.
Company Website: https://www.tql.com/
- Type of Project: Expansion
- Number of Jobs:
- Jobs committed: 600
- Jobs retained: 1,529
- Types of jobs: Sales and information technology positions
- Capital Investment: $20 million
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is the second largest freight brokerage firm in North America and the largest private employer in Cincinnati. TQL offers full truckload, less-than-truckload and intermodal logistics services.
With tech-driven growth in the logistics industry and internally at TQL, the company wants to continue its substantial investment in its technology and business. With that need to grow and deep ties to southwest Ohio, the company decided to construct a second building near its current headquarters in Union Township.
The goal of the expansion is to accommodate an anticipated 600 new employees, primarily in sales and information technology roles, over the next five years.
Ohio has a strategic location and quality infrastructure, which is why many logistics and distribution companies choose Ohio. For companies like TQL, this means an abundance of customers. Ohio’s growing technology industry is also beneficial for companies investing in tech advancements, including a large skilled talent pool, an evolving digital infrastructure, and an abundance of innovation communities that frequently collaborate.
TQL’s second building will be on its headquarters campus at Ivy Pointe Boulevard in Union Township. The company is finalizing plans on the design of the building, anticipating construction costs of $20 million, plus an additional investment to renovate its current site. When construction is complete, the innovative and growing company’s main campus will hold more than 2,000 employees.
“We continue to grow our market share with new and existing customers, and that’s a direct testament to our incredible team members who are focused on providing premium service to our customers and carriers day in and day out. Logistics is an increasingly tech-driven industry, and we continue to make substantial investments in our proprietary technology solutions, such as TQL TRAX, to improve transparency, communication and drive greater efficiencies in transportation. This headquarters expansion will cater to the needs of technology professionals so we can attract and retain the highest levels of technology talent.” – Kerry Byrne, president, TQL
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