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Transportation Marketing and Sales Association Names Trailer Bridge's Newest Branch Manager a 2022 Rising Star

Transportation Marketing and Sales Association Names Trailer Bridge's Newest Branch Manager a 2022 Rising Star

June 7, 2022

Trailer Bridge’s Kansas City Branch Manager Kyle Olsen was named a 2022 Rising Star as part of the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association’s (TMSA) inaugural Trailblazers Awards Program. The Rising Star award recognizes enthusiastic individuals that have proven their skill and determination in our resilient transportation and logistics industry who have been in the industry three years or less.

Kyle is the newest Branch Manager for Trailer Bridge managing the company’s Kansas logistics operation. He began his career in transportation and logistics in 2019 at the company’s Jacksonville office. His experience includes carrier sales, account management and logistics sales handling freight movements for a number of Fortune 500 shippers in the food and beverage industry as well as electronics and minerals. Since opening the Kansas City Branch in March 2022 he has expanded his team and is on pace to hit six million in revenue this year, making Kansas City the fastest-growing logistics office in company history.

“We are proud to see Kyle’s hard work and passion for the industry recognized by TMSA,” said Trailer Bridge President of Logistics Eric Masotti. “Kyle’s passion for serving our customers is evident in all he does. I am confident this is just the beginning of a long and successful career in this industry for Kyle and Trailer Bridge is excited to help him continue his professional growth.”

A panel of industry veterans and non-biased judges selected companies and individuals for their excellence in sales or marketing accomplishments in the past 12 to 18 months.

TMSA is an industry association dedicated to advancing the success of marketing and sales professionals in all modes of the commercial freight transportation market. TMSA’s mission is to enable sales and marketing professionals to learn and give back to the transportation and logistics industry through education, connections, and resources, ultimately strengthening their individual development, their businesses and the industry-at-large.

To access the full TMSA release, click here.

Click here to view Kyle’s journey from starting out as a bartender to fast-tracking his career to Branch Manager in just three years.