CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PLS Logistics Services ("PLS"), a leading provider of logistics solutions and truck brokerage services, today announced that it will open a new office in Houston, TX on May 28, 2013. The new office is consistent with management's strategy to penetrate new markets and further enhance market share in North America.
"PLS is excited about the opening of our new Houston Branch," says Greg Burns, PLS' Chairman & CEO. "We feel that Houston, with its strong economic growth and status as a global headquarters for the energy sector, is a good fit with PLS' industrial shipper and carrier base. Additionally, we believe that Houston has much to offer in terms of sales talent, and we look forward to expanding our presence there."
The new office in Houston will consist of seven experienced employees from the firm's Cranberry, PA location, combined with nine initial hires from the Houston area. PLS expects to hire an additional 100 employees from the Houston market over the next two years. Interested candidates can apply online by visiting http://plslogistics.com/careers.
PLS Logistics Services is a leading provider of logistics management, brokerage and technology services for industrial shippers. PLS handles over one million loads annually across all major freight modes: flatbed, van, LTL, rail & barge, air & ocean. The PLS network consists of over 22,000+ trucking companies along with Class-1 railroads and major barge companies.
SOURCE PLS Logistics Services