News and Insight

Apr, 14 2021
Freight Insights for Week of April 12

The following insights are taken from a weekly discussion between Sunset’s nine US/MX branches. Trends and discussions range from seasonal manufacturing and agriculture trends that affect available capacity to general insight into outside factors affecting freight volumes. Below is a summary of the April 13 call: FREIGHT VOLUMES & CAPACITY Diesel FSC average at $3.129 this week, … Read More

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Apr, 13 2021
Liberty Baugher shares best importing and exporting advice in March Inbound Logistics

Sunset’s International Manager, Liberty Baugher, was featured in the March digital issue of Inbound Logistics, sharing her best advice for importing and exporting in 2021 on their monthly “Good Question” column. Read the full March digital issue HERE. Related Content: Freight Insights for Week of April 5 April 2021 International Market Update Paul Cullmann talks … Read More

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Apr, 08 2021
Freight Insights for Week of April 5

The following insights are taken from a weekly discussion between Sunset’s nine US/MX branches. Trends and discussions range from seasonal manufacturing and agriculture trends that affect available capacity to general insight into outside factors affecting freight volumes. Below is a summary of the April 6 call: FREIGHT VOLUMES & CAPACITY Diesel FSC average at $3.144 this week, … Read More

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Apr, 07 2021
Sunset Opens Ninth National Branch Office in Querétaro, Mexico

Querétaro is Sunset’s second Mexico office after Nuevo Laredo, expanding our cross-border customs brokerage network in Central Mexico. Sunset Transportation is proud to share the news of our ninth (9th) branch office now open in Querétaro, Mexico. This second Mexico location follows the expansion of our cross-border offerings and warehouse in Nuevo Laredo, MX and … Read More

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Apr, 06 2021
UPDATED: April 2021 International Market Update

An update from Sunset’s International Team: Port / Terminal Operations: LAX/LGB Terminal Update: There are currently 23 ships (-2) at anchor awaiting berths in LAX/LGB as of Friday April 9th. All terminals continue to suffer from severe congestion due to the spike in import volumes. Changes of destination (COD’s) and container “dig outs” are restricted … Read More

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Mar, 31 2021
Freight Insights for Week of March 29

The following insights are taken from a weekly discussion between Sunset’s nine US/MX branches. Trends and discussions range from seasonal manufacturing and agriculture trends that affect available capacity to general insight into outside factors affecting freight volumes. Below is a summary of the March 30 call: FREIGHT VOLUMES & CAPACITY Tier 1 manufacturers in MX are having … Read More

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Mar, 25 2021
Paul Cullmann talks construction project-based logistics in March #SunsetSays

One of Sunset’s project-based construction experts, National Sales Rep Paul Cullmann, provides a brief update on the trends facing construction logistics this spring. Video summary:Sunset saw many large projects sidelined in 2020 that are now getting ready to start, as well as the boom we’re seeing in warehouse and distribution facility development fueled by e-commerce … Read More

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Mar, 24 2021
Freight Insights for Week of March 22

The following insights are taken from a weekly discussion between Sunset’s nine US/MX branches. Trends and discussions range from seasonal manufacturing and agriculture trends that affect available capacity to general insight into outside factors affecting freight volumes. Below is a summary of the March 23 call: FREIGHT VOLUMES & CAPACITY Diesel FSC average is at $3.194 this … Read More

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Mar, 23 2021
Jose Minarro named to Main Advisors in Foreign Trade list by Estrategia Aduanera

Managing Director Jose Minarro has been named to a national list of top foreign trade advisors, who have been chosen by their achievements, experience, character and preserving the rule of law around Mexican foreign trade development. Jose oversees three (3) Sunset branches, located in Laredo, Texas; Nuevo Laredo, Mexico; and Queretaro, Mexico. This list is … Read More

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Mar, 22 2021
Lindsey Graves talks family business in featured profile by St. Louis Business Journal

Sunset’s newly promoted Chief Executive Officer and majority owner Lindsey Graves spoke with Steph Kukuljan (St. Louis Business Journal) recently about her path to CEO, and the journey of working alongside her father and now Chairman, Jim Williams. The story begins with Jim branching out from another family-owned business, Williams Paper Company, in 1989 when … Read More

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Mar, 17 2021
Freight Insights for Week of March 15

The following insights are taken from a weekly discussion between Sunset’s nine US/MX branches. Trends and discussions range from seasonal manufacturing and agriculture trends that affect available capacity to general insight into outside factors affecting freight volumes. Below is a summary of the March 16 call: FREIGHT VOLUMES & CAPACITY Diesel FSC average is at $3.191 this … Read More

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Mar, 16 2021
Sunset Transportation Consigue Certificación como Mujer Propietaria de Empresa

Sunset está orgulloso de anunciar nuestra certificación nacional como una empresa propiedad de una Mujer, otorgado por la división del oeste medio del WBENC (Consejo Nacional de Mujeres Emprendedoras). ST. LOUIS, MO – Sunset Transportation, una empresa privada de logística 3PL  con su matriz en St. Louis Missouri, recibió certificación por el (WBENC) Consejo Nacional de … Read More

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