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Transportation and Logistics Franchise Recognized for Outstanding Growth and Company Leadership

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RIVERVIEW, Fla., Dec. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the fastest-growing and most successful logistics franchises, BlueGrace Logistics, has experienced hyper-growth with consistent increase in sales, year over year, since its inception in 2009. Previously ranked as the number one Transportation & Logistics provider on the 2012 Inc. 500 list, the company is again being awarded for outstanding growth and company leadership.

In the past few months, BlueGrace Logistics has been recognized for its increased revenue and year on year growth by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in the Florida Fast 100 List and the Tampa Bay 100 List, as well as in the Florida Business Observer as part of the Gulf Coast 500. In addition, Bobby Harris, President, CEO and Founder of BlueGrace Logistics, was named in the Florida Business Observer's 40 under 40 List and as Entrepreneur of the Year for his unique company strategies and successful growth of the franchise. The Transportation Intermediaries Association also recognized BlueGrace Logistics with an Honorable Mention for the Third Party Logistics Samaritan Award, awarded for its exceptional service and assistance to others in need, while exemplifying the generous and giving spirit of the third party logistics industry.

"We have been continually improving our franchise business model and innovating new technologies to benefit both our customers and franchisees and plan to continue expansion in 2014 with 40 new locations already set to open," said Harris. "These industry recognitions are a testament to what we've already achieved, but there is much more on the way."

From small business to enterprise level accounts, the company's technology and service offerings are unparalleled, making the franchise opportunity even more valuable. With Small Business Association approval on the Franchise Registry, franchise opportunities with BlueGrace Logistics are perfect for entrepreneurs looking for a supportive platform as well as those already engrained in the industry. The brand provides a strong standard franchise model with levels of customization based on experience, industry knowledge and preferred service offerings.

BlueGrace Logistics has franchise opportunities available in most states (excluding Alaska and Hawaii), and is currently focusing expansion efforts in the following markets: Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Memphis, TN; Oklahoma City, OK; San Antonio, TX; Kansas City, MO; St. Louis, MO; San Francisco, CA; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Denver, CO; Salt Lake City, UT; Grand Rapids, MI; and Los Angeles, CA. The franchise model provides initial and ongoing training, access to proprietary systems, business consulting and support, access to all of BlueGrace's superior carrier relationships and the opportunity to sell to businesses nationwide without territory restrictions.

BlueGrace Logistics offers best-in-class freight and logistics services to businesses throughout the United States using leading-edge technology that simplifies shipping processes, allowing customers to focus on their core competencies. The company has relationships with more than 4,000 transportation carriers throughout the United States, and offers services to businesses of all sectors and sizes.

For more information about BlueGrace Logistics, please visit www.mybluegrace.com or www.bluegracefranchise.com.

About BlueGrace Logistics

Founded in 2009, BlueGrace Logistics offers complete, customized transportation management solutions to customers across the United States. Based in Riverview, Fla. with satellite offices in Salt Lake City and Chicago, the franchise is known as a "hyper-growth" company with more than 400 percent growth since inception. BlueGrace Logistics launched its franchise program in early 2011 as part of its strategic growth plan and currently has 33 franchisees in 35 locations across the U.S. The company offers freight services such as Less Than Truckload (LTL), Truckload Services (TL), International and Domestic Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Supply Chain Management, State-of-the-Art Technology; Service Desk Support, and Auditing Services. Fore more information, visit www.mybluegrace.com.

CONTACT: Natalie Lane BlueGrace Logistics Phone: 800.MY.SHIPPING Email: nlane@bluegracegroup.com

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