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Sweeping the Awards in 2022

As we reflect on all of our accomplishments over the past ten years, we’re once again raising a toast to our annual awards that keep us on top! We’re proud to be the best freight brokerage, but we’re even prouder of our unwavering team and the ability to hold these outstanding titles year after year. With the right people who treat each other the right way, Tallgrass Freight is thrilled to announce that we have swept the 2022 awards. 

Our team has worked hard to represent the future of freight brokerage. With our agents at the core of everything we do, we’ve built an industry-leading freight agent program dedicated to a company culture unlike anywhere else.

Year after year, these awards recognize our success as an organization — and we’re thrilled to celebrate the addition of a few more polished plaques in 2022. 

“I’m excited for the future because we’ve had such a great past,” says COO and co-owner David Barnes. “The people who have helped us along the way saw what we were all about. I feel very confident that in the next ten years, the core group of people will still be there. We have a group of people we can enjoy the ride with.”


Explore our 2022 company awards: 

Inc. 500 Series: America’s Top Businesses in the Midwest

Tallgrass Freight Awards 2021


Inc. 5000

Inc 5000

Ingram’s Top 100

Tallgrass Freight Awards 2021

  • # 9 of 100
  • Fifth year on the list
  • Annual average growth rate: 133.28%

Kansas City Business Journal Best Places to Work


Kansas City Business Journal Fast 50

Kansas City Business Journal Top Logistics, Trucking & Transportation Companies

Transport Topics 

Top 100 Domestic Transportation Management


We love nothing more than being surrounded by our team of passionate, driven freight agents who continuously push the needle forward for their book of business. It’s their tenacity and commitment to our company values that earn us local and national recognition year over year. And, let’s be honest: winning never gets old. 

Receiving these awards time after time is a reminder of how far we’ve come from our farmhouse roots and a testament to the incredible freight agent program and culture we’ve built throughout the past decade. From world-class technology and superior back-office support to unlimited earning potential and a thriving culture, we’ve worked endlessly to establish this level of success.

As Tallgrass COO and co-owner David Barnes says, “No one else in the freight agent world is doing this, and we’re here to take better care of our agents than anyone else in the business.” And our rewards stand behind that statement.


As we look ahead to 2023, we’re focused on making it our best year yet. Are you interested in being part of a WINNING team? Do you want to be part of transforming the future of freight? Join our team of award-winning agents and become part of our freight agent program today.