News and Insight

COO Lindsey Graves named to 2018 St. Louis Business Journal 40 Under 40 List

#### As our footprint grows on a national scale, Sunset is working hard to make sure employees succeed together, guided by strong examples set by our leadership team and management.  Setting the course and steering us towards another big year in 2018 is our newly appointed chief operating office… Read More

Sunset featured in Inbound Logistics January 2018 edition

  Find Sunset in the January 2018 issue of Inbound Logistics!  Access the digital edition and see what we're saying about the necessity of technology and transportation management systems (TMS):   To view Sunset's specific mentions, visit the following pages within the digita… Read More

For Immediate Release: Sunset Transportation Acquires Snowland Freight Services

Sunset Adds Two Branches in Minnesota and Wisconsin to National Footprint ST. LOUIS – Sunset Transportation, a leading, privately-owned third-party logistics company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is proud to announce the acquisition of longtime friend and fellow 3PL, Snowland Freight Serv… Read More

Sunset Welcomes Snowland Freight Services to National Network

Snowland Freight Services is "snowmore"....welcome to Sunset Transportation! Effective February 1, 2018, Snowland Freight Services has joined forces with Sunset Transportation, a family-owned, top 100 3PL headquartered in St. Louis Missouri.  The Snowland staff is excited to bring you the same top… Read More

The only thing certain in 2018 is uncertainty…

  Before setting course in 2018, it behooves supply chain professionals to take a high-level glance back at the road traveled in 2017 and understand how we got to where we are today. 2017 At a Glance Freight volumes increased upwards of 4.7% over 2016 Class 8 tractor sales were 50%… Read More

Sunset Supports Season of Giving in Several Locations

  The 2017 season of giving remains strong here at Sunset, and we’re proud to share a few of the community service organizations we were able to support during the holidays: Salvation Army:  Sunset’s corporate office in St. Louis helped make 28 children’s Christmas morning a… Read More

Happy Holidays from Sunset!

Sunset is extremely thankful for a fantastic 2017, full of achievements and growth, and yes, a lot of fun!   We appreciate your support, and wish for safe and happy holidays for all.  See you in 2018!… Read More

ELD Mandate Now in Effect!

  December 18th has finally arrived, and the much-anticipated ELD mandate is now in effect. Sunset is confident that while the early challenges of ELD implementation will be present for several months, the opportunity for improved safety, an increasingly level playing field for drivers, a… Read More

Sunset Transportation Transports 1.98M Items in One-Day Scouting for Food Drive

Sunset celebrates our 14–year partnership with the Greater St. Louis Area Council Boy Scouts of America and the St. Louis Food Bank to orchestrate another impressive year during the 2017 Scouting for Food event. ST. LOUIS, Missouri —On Nov. 18, 2017, hundreds of Greater St. Louis Area Boy Scout… Read More

Warmest Thanksgiving Wishes from Sunset!

This year, we are especially grateful for our friends, colleagues, and customers.  Sunset wishes you a safe, appropriately-stuffed, and restful Thanksgiving.  Thank you for your partnership!… Read More

Cut the Sheet: Using a TMS vs. spreadsheets to manage your supply chain

  Microsoft Excel turned 30 this year and while it’s still one of the most widely used programs in corporations to this day, it’s nothing more than a blank template waiting for numbers to be calculated. The program was not designed to integrate with other systems, run routine auditing, s… Read More

Scouting for Food: November 11 & 18, 2017

It's time once again for the largest one-day food drive in the country, organized by the Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America -- Scouting for Food 2017!  Sunset is ready to break more records this year (to beat 2.2 million items of food gathered in 2016) during collection d… Read More