Chief Operating Officer
Mark Ford joined BlueGrace Logistics as chief operating officer in April 2017. With over 20 years of experience in the third-party logistics industry, Ford specializes in building freight execution teams. He began his career at American Backhaulers and then ran significant national accounts at C.H. Robinson for six years. As Employee #1, Ford was the first person hired to run the brokerage at Coyote Logistics, overseeing revenue growth from $0 to over $2 billion and managing a team of over 750 employees in the process. He remained with the company for nine years, until Coyote Logistics was purchased by UPS in 2015 for $1.8 billion. Ford earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in supply chain management from Michigan State University.