Maze Freight Solutions receives 2021 Minority-Owned Business of the Year honor from American Business Awards program


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Overland Park, KAN (July 26, 2021): Maze Freight Solutions has been recently honored with a 2021 Silver Award for Minority-Owned Business of the Year through the American Business Awards program, according to Jy Maze, co-founder and president of the business. The third-party logistics firm was chosen based on their agenda to enhance diversity within the logistics industry, their non-traditional client acquisition program, significant business growth in the last 24 months, innovative customer service initiatives, and their community charitable program. Maze Freight Solutions was the only minority-owned business and logics firm from the Kansas City area to be honored this year. 

Maze Freight Solutions is a nationally WBENC certified Minority-Owned Small Business (MSOB) and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) co-founded in Overland Park, KS in 2017 by Jy and Gerald Maze. Nicholas E. Ruffin is V.P. Operations and Deidra Craig is the Talent Acquisition Director.

Maze Freight Solutions services include the management of one or more elements of commercial procurement and fulfillment activities and range from a single lane expedited transporting of merchandise, to large projects requiring detailed arrangements in multiple modes of transportation. Clients include all categories of businesses throughout the United States and Canada. Recently, the service of worldwide shipping for clients has been added.

“We value the importance of working directly with our industry’s most reliable shipping partners to ensure each MFS client’s assets arrive safely and securely. Dependability and trust are a priority. We simplify each shipment and compare mode rates in refrigerated, flatbed and dry van freight inside our network of 10,000+ carriers,” according to Jy Maze, President.

In 2020, Jy and Gerald Maze launched the Maze Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on bettering the lives of orphaned children waiting for homes in the Midwest. 

About the American Business Awards program

The American Business Awards program honors a wide variety of outstanding businesses and organizations and their owners and leaders each year. The awards program is managed by the Stevie® Awards, a for-profit business that produces and manages the world's premier business awards programs. Their office is located at 10560 Main Street, #519, Fairfax, VA 22030 U.S.A. The telephone number is (703) 547-8389. The email address is (general inquiries).

About Maze Freight Solutions

Maze Freight Solutions is a third-party logistics firm based in the metro Kansas City and is a nationally certified Woman- and Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE/MBE). Maze Freight Solutions handles freight in full truckloads nationwide and to Canada. Jy Maze and her team include Gerald Maze Jr., Partner and Shareholder, Nicholas E. Ruffin, V.P. Operations and Deidra Craig, Talent Acquisition Director, have gained a reputation for their ability to manage all levels of shipping assignments and you successfully deal with challenging road conditions. The website address is The Maze Freight mailing address is 7900 College Boulevard, Suite 100, Overland Park, Kansas 66210. The Maze Freight telephone number is 913.276.1563. For more information, contact Maze Fright Solutions at

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