BlueGrace Logistics Awards New Franchise, BlueGrace MKE, to Direct Drive Logistics

Milwaukee, June 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlueGrace Logistics is excited to announce its newest franchise, BlueGrace MKE (, has been awarded to Direct Drive Logistics (DDL). DDL will expand their LTL Service capabilities through their new BlueGrace MKE franchise. DDL will continue to serve its existing clients but offer robust LTL services, industry leading technology and best in class carrier partnerships utilizing their new franchise.

“We are very excited to become an LTL BlueGrace Franchise,” said Steve Tutkowski, VP of Logistics Operations at DDL. “We are always looking for new ways to increase the level of service to our customers. Our BlueGrace franchise will serve as a channel for us to promote high quality LTL services.”

BlueGrace MKE franchise operations will be performed at their headquarters in Milwaukee.

“We’re thrilled to award Direct Drive a BlueGrace franchise to expand its LTL offerings. This partnership is one that will truly compliment Direct Drive’s existing transportation service offering,” said Adam Blankenship, Executive Vice President of BlueGrace Logistics.

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 company is known as a “hyper-growth” company with more than 400% growth since inception. BlueGrace Logistics launched its franchise program in early 2011 as part of its strategic growth plan and currently has 60 franchisees in 62 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. For more information, visit

About Direct Drive Logistics

Direct Drive Logistics provides a customer focused consulting experience specializing in truckload, flatbed and expedited services nationwide. This female owned business was founded in 1994 and has quickly become the nation’s most dependable trucking company. Starting as an asset based provider they have expanded their services to include warehousing, distribution, logistics and more.

Steve Tutkowski, VP of Logistics Operations Direct Drive Logistics p. 414.329.6415

Source: BlueGrace Logistics