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Jan, 09 2020
7 Things to Know about USMCA

Sunset is following the current USMCA (a “new” NAFTA) and its potential impacts on import and export activities for its member countries of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Below are seven (7) things to know as this important regulation is being negotiated: The deal is extensive and all-encompassing. The USMCA comprises 34 chapters and governs more … Read More

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Jan, 08 2020
UPDATED: 2020 Industry Predictions and Regulatory Updates

2020 is here; Sunset is preparing our customers with a few market updates going into what could be an unfavorable market for spot brokerage. Class 8 Truck Orders Down YOY When it comes to rates and truckload (TL) carrier capacity, 2019 has been a shipper’s market.  The year began with an over-capacity of trucks due … Read More

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Dec, 28 2019
#FlashbackFriday: Women in Trucking and Lindsey Graves chat on SiriusXM Road Dog Trucking channel

This past spring, Sunset’s own Lindsey Graves was honored as a finalist for the Distinguished Women in Logistics award, a prestigious honor bestowed on women who promote the achievements of women in the transportation industry. With that honor, Lindsey had the opportunity to chat with Ellen Voie, President of the Women in Trucking (WIT) organization, … Read More

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Dec, 19 2019
Lindsey Graves Earns Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service

Lindsey Graves accepted the Boy Scouts of America’s Silver Beaver Award on behalf of Sunset Transportation, the highest recognition a Boy Scout council can bestow on a volunteer. Lindsey Graves was honored to receive the 2019 Silver Beaver Award in December, accepting on behalf of Sunset Transportation for 16 consecutive years of providing volunteer logistics service … Read More

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Dec, 13 2019
via Inbound Logistics: Sunset brings visibility to customers through LOGIK platform

Sunset was recently interviewed for the “3PLs Add Value” feature article in the latest edition of Inbound Logistics, with Tracy Meetre, vice president of marketing and sales, weighing in on what makes us unique in a competitive 2020 logistics marketplace. Sunset emphasizes shipper visibility as a hallmark of our 3PL service; a common thread among … Read More

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Dec, 09 2019
Will Celadon Bankruptcy Impact Truckload Markets?

In the wake of Celadon’s bankruptcy news, Sunset’s vice president of sales and marketing, Tracy Meetre, provides insight into what’s next for truckload shippers, and what to expect heading into 2020. Effects of Celadon Bankruptcy On National Truckload Market 2019 has been a challenging year for truck drivers and their employers. Approximately 640 trucking companies … Read More

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Nov, 18 2019
Sunset Transportation Scouts for Food in 2019

Sunset is proud of our 16-year partnership with the Greater St. Louis Area Council Boy Scouts of America and the St. Louis Food Bank, as we successfully transported over 614,000 pounds of donated food in the one-day Scouting for Food drive on November 16, 2019. On Nov. 16, 2019, hundreds of Greater St. Louis Area … Read More

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Oct, 22 2019
Sunset Earns 1st FreightWaves FreightTech 100 Award

On October 21, 2019, FreightWaves published their list of FreightTech 100 winners — for the first time, Sunset has made the 2020 list! Thank you — we’re proud to be among these freight technology innovators!   The FreightTech 100 highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies across the freight industry, featuring both cutting-edge upstarts and … Read More

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Oct, 01 2019
Sunset Transportation Opens Laredo, TX Office, Adds Cross-Border Customs Solutions to Service Portfolio

Sunset Adds Cross-Border Customs Brokerage Network and Laredo Warehouse to International Service Portfolio ST. LOUIS – Sunset Transportation, a Top 10 privately-owned third-party logistics company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is proud to announce the grand opening of a new branch office and warehouse space at the Laredo, TX and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico border. The … Read More

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Sep, 17 2019
UPDATE: Tariffs are HERE.

UPDATED September 17, 2019: President Trump announced via twitter that the increase of additional 5% tariffs on Chinese goods scheduled for October 1st has been delayed to October 15th. This delay impacts Chinese goods captured on Lists 1, 2 and 3, and does not impact goods captured by List 4 or those that have received … Read More

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Sep, 13 2019
Fast 50 Achieved!

Sunset named to St. Louis Business Journal 50 Fastest Growing Companies What’s that about “logistics firms” making a splash in the #Fast50? Sunset is proud to be among the fastest growing St. Louis companies, as named by the St. Louis Business Journal this week. Rankings will be announced in the Oct. 11 issue of the Business … Read More

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Sep, 04 2019
Award Season 2019 Shines on Sunset

Sunset is proud to share a few recent wins (aside from being named #8 Top 3PL Provider) in both industry and local circles, serving as a testament to our commitment to niche markets and expanding service capabilities: #3794 on the 2019 INC 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list, marking Sunset’s 7th appearance on this diverse national … Read More

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