BlueGrace CEO Highlighted in THRIVE Campaign for Tampa EDC

Don’t Just Live, THRIVE.

The Tampa/Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation (EDC) recently unveiled its THRIVE campaign, and BlueGrace Logistics’ very own CEO and President, Bobby Harris was featured for his company’s contributions to the local economy.

BlueGrace Logistics has been in the headlines quite a bit over the last 18 months due to the amount of hiring, franchise buy-backs and acquisitions.

In 2016, BlueGrace hired 397 employees.

In 2016, BlueGrace hired 397 employees, helping lead the way in growing Tampa.

Along with a huge amount of growth internally, BlueGrace has also continued to expand nationally. Through a recent private equity investment, BlueGrace has been able to fuel their already rapidly growing business.

BlueGrace intends to use the funding to fuel the rapid growth of the business

BlueGrace intends to use the funding to fuel the rapid growth of the business, including hiring 500-700 new employees here in Tampa, accelerating its national expansion plans and pursuing strategic acquisitions.

Tampa > Where it All Began

“We are thrilled to be a part of this campaign and to be featured in the THRIVE video for the EDC. This community is greater because of the people at the Economic Development Corporation.” said Bobby Harris. CEO & President of BlueGrace Logistics.

BlueGrace Logistics is continuing to thrive, not only in the Tampa area, but across the US in expanding regional offices.

“We are really making headway in Chicago, Boston, Richmond and now out in Los Angeles. We are really excited about our future in all of these areas, but are beyond thankful to be headquartered here where it all began, Tampa!” said Harris.

About BlueGrace Logistics:

Founded in 2009, BlueGrace Logistics is one of the fastest growing leaders of transportation management services in North America. As a full service third party logistics provider (3PL), BlueGrace helps businesses manage their freight spend through industry leading technology, high level freight carrier relationships and overall understanding of the complex $750 Billion U.S. freight industry. BlueGrace is headquartered in Riverview, Florida with over 60 corporate and franchise locations across the U.S. For more information, visit www.mybluegrace.com.

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