Case Studies & Articles

Our customers have continuously pushed Sunset’s expertise and capabilities forward. Learn how Sunset partners with wholesale and retail shippers to create efficient solutions and continuous improvement opportunities.

Dec, 20 2020
The Keys to Rapid Growth with Lindsey Graves

Featured in McLeod Software’s December issue of The Dispatch magazine, Sunset’s CEO Lindsey Graves weighed in on the guiding forces behind Sunset’s rapid growth over the past 15 years. Investing in culture, people, and technology has allowed Sunset to boost annual revenue from $17 million to $190 million. Excerpt: Sunset’s company culture has been the … Read More

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Dec, 19 2020
December 2020 US/MX Cross-Border Update

*Update provided in English and Spanish. Sundays will no longer be a headache for Drivers on Bridge 3.  Beginning October 25, 2020, a pilot program with a duration of 90 days was started, devised by the Central Administration of Customs Operation of Nuevo Laredo.  The program includes an extension of time for importations and exportation … Read More

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Dec, 17 2020
Liberty Baugher talks ocean capabilities in December #SunsetSays

Sunset’s International Manager, Liberty Baugher, takes a minute to share a short case study of a complex customer move — a 4-container ocean shipment using specialized containers, crane loading/unloading, weighing 56,262 pounds.  Summary The shipment discussed here was unique because it used every type of container in the industry – standard, high cube, open top, … Read More

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Oct, 05 2020
Sunset + Descartes Case Study Showcases Freight Technology Maximization

Curious about the inner workings of Sunset’s technology and service? Through our longtime collaboration with Descartes and their MacroPoint tool, Sunset has been able to accomplish a multitude of improvements to visibility and execution for OTR modes. View the full case study HERE. Excerpt: The solution’s AI-driven capacity matching tool also automatically matches open customer … Read More

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Sep, 24 2020
Mining Freight Payment Data Insights with Sunset Transportation

Published on September 24, 2020, Sunset weighed in on the importance of a shipper’s freight data in managing your logistics program in the latest issue of Inbound Logistics. Like all sectors of the economy, freight bill audit and payment programs continue to evolve amidst technological advances, COVID-19, and mounting pressure to perform while reining in … Read More

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Sep, 09 2020
Case Study: Improving Visibility with Sunset and Tacony Corporation

Sunset has been featured in a case study written by Inbound Logistics, sharing continuous improvement in our collaboration with logistics management customer, Tacony Corporation. Tacony is a Missouri-based manufacturer and wholesale distributor of a diverse range of products, including sewing machines, vacuum cleaners, and commercial floor care products. With a need for greater visibility and … Read More

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Aug, 14 2020
Tracy Meetre Speaks to INC. 5000 on Digital Transformation at Sunset

Sunset’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Tracy Meetre, spoke to INC. 5000 about Sunset’s pivotal transition to an integrated CRM, Salesforce, in 2019. Crediting Salesforce as a key component in Sunset’s 160% increase in viable leads and 102% increase in new customers between June 2019 and June 2020. Read the full article here. Related … Read More

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Aug, 12 2020
Q3 2020 LTL Capacity Outlook

In order to manage current LTL market conditions, Sunset LTL shippers should be aware of the daily capacity and pricing challenges we’re seeing firsthand as COVID-19 measures continue. These challenges are plentiful and often cause a (supply) chain reaction; many customers have already begun to see the effects. The following is a comprehensive list of … Read More

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Aug, 23 2019
Case Study: Sunset + Information Builders = Success

Sunset has spent 2019 working diligently to further improve shipment visibility for customers, many who have already begun taking advantage of our new LOGIK platform (full rollout of finished product coming October 2019). In partnership with Information Builders, a nationally recognized business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions company, we have been able to … Read More

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Aug, 16 2017
Freight for Thought: ELDs WILL impact your shipping, but HOW?

Many of our manufacturing and construction partners are feeling anxious about the impending Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations coming into effect this December.  The information below puts the need-to-knows and widespread implications in laymen’s terms for those industries that use trucks to haul any of their goods….which is likely most of our readers. What are … Read More

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Aug, 04 2017
Jenn Wood talks best practices for insurance, claims, and risk in summer Commercial Transportation Litigation newsletter

Director of Corporate Risk & Support Jenn Wood provided insider 3PL commentary to the summer issue of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commercial Litigation newsletter, giving us a glimpse of how to best work with a third party logistics company (3PL) from a legal perspective.

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Aug, 02 2016
Cargo Theft Recovery

Sunset’s highest priority is ensuring your shipments arrive at their destination intact and with the utmost integrity.

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