BlueGrace Logistics Establishes New Office in Detroit

North American external logistics service provider opens 11th nationwide office in ‘Motor City’

Published: October 19, 2021 @ 9:33 am CDT|Updated: 24 minutes ago

DETROIT, Oct 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BlueGrace Logistics (BlueGrace), a high-growth third-party logistics provider (3PL), today announced the opening of its 11th statewide office in. known Detroit, Michigan Expansion of their freight network to serve a growing portfolio of shipping customers and carriers. The company opened a location in Detroit better serve its core market of managed logistics Customers, especially automobile manufacturers and production facilities, as well as the recruitment opportunities from the surrounding top supply chain programs Central Michigan, Wayne State and Michigan State University.

Senior Director of Operations, Kerwin Gordon, leads the opening of a new office for BlueGrace Logistics in Detroit.

“The Detroit Office will increase the number of BlueGrace control towers in the Midwest and our established ones Chicago Location “said Todd Trumpeter, Vice President of Logistics Operations at BlueGrace.

Kerwin Gordon, Senior Director of Logistics Operations, will be instrumental in opening the new office and leading the Managed Logistics Operations team at the location. Prior to BlueGrace, Gordon led several operations groups at leading supply chain companies. Since joining BlueGrace in 2018, he has made numerous continuous improvements to streamline operations and create lean, standardized processes.

“Our managed logistics team is a market leader and we believe this is the right time to expand our presence in Detroit, because the city is the seat of many of our customers. Our goal is to grow with the same intensity that many of our customers experience, “said Jason Lockard, Senior Vice President Managed Logistics at BlueGrace. “This is the first step in establishing a long-term presence in Detroit. “

BlueGrace Detroit secured 5,700 square meters of permanent space for over 50 employees; There are now job opportunities for the new location. According to the company, this is one of several additional office locations to be announced or expanded in the coming months.

“The growing demand for logistics across the Midwest presents an incredible opportunity, especially given the supply chain confusion that has stalled our shipping system over the past two years,” said Bobby Harris, CEO of BlueGrace. “Not only that, but Detroit also has amazing talent and is a growth opportunity for our organization. We look forward to supporting the local community and being closer to our shipping customers and carriers, “said Harris.

BlueGrace Logistics was recently selected as Outstanding Third Party Logistics (3PL) for providing outstanding solutions and services based on recent customer surveys from two industry leading publications. BlueGrace was named “one to watch” by Inbound Logistics, placing it close to the top tier at the Readers’ Choice Excellence Awards, and was also included in SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners.

About BlueGrace Logistics
BlueGrace Logistics offers customizable transportation management solutions as a full service third party logistics provider (3PL) helping companies manage their freight spend through industry leading technology with a large network of established carriers for customers across the country. BlueGrace is located in Tampa where CEO Bobby Harris became one of Florida Most Influential Transportation Executives for 2020. With 11 strategically located offices at major transportation hubs across the United States, BlueGrace serves over 10,000 customers annually through its proprietary BlueShip® technology platform, which has connectivity to more than 250,000 carriers. BlueGrace is part of the technology portfolio of Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm. For more information on BlueGrace, please visit www.mybluegrace.com.

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