TROY, Mich., July 1, 2019—TPS Logistics, a non-asset based, third-party logistics management company that improves clarity and reduces redundancies on global supply chains through comprehensive data and analytics, has announced that two members of its executive team, Jeff Lau and Parker Stallard, were named Entrepreneur of the Year® 2019 winners in Michigan and Northwestern Ohio. The award by EY recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming the world.
“There are many outstanding entrepreneurs in the region, so we are both honored to be named Entrepreneur of the Year® and recognized for our innovative approach to supply chain management,” said Lau, CEO of TPS Logistics. “We strive to bring growth to our company and prosperity to our region through technology-driven solutions to ease the supply chain burden on our local, national and international clients.”
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation, and discipline has driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries, and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 33rd year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks and Pierre Omiduar of eBay, Inc.
“For the past 25 years, TPS Logistics has focused on cultivating meaningful relationships and challenging our industry’s status quo to better serve as thought leaders in our market, problem solvers for our clients, and leaders in our local community,” said Stallard, Vice President of TPS Logistics. “It’s gratifying to be rewarded for those practices alongside so many bright minds who are doing meaningful work across the region.”
Lau and Stallard were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event on June 18 in Detroit. As Michigan and Northwest Ohio award winners, Lau and Stallard are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year® 2019 National Awards. Honorees in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur of the Year® National Overall Award winner, will be announced at a gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019.
TPS Logistics provides a transparent, business focused approach to logistics as a non-asset based, full service logistics management partner. Headquartered in Troy, Mich., with a strong operational presence across the globe, the company helps organizations reduce their logistics burden by creating customized solutions that save time and money across the entire supply chain. The company functions to integrate seamlessly into any business plan to fit the tailored needs of its clients. For more information, visit www.tpslogistics.com.
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit www.ey.com/eoy.