National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 9-15, 2018, is when America takes the time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs. These 3.5 million professional men and women not only deliver our goods safely, securely and on time, they … Read More
The USTR released the final list for the second tranche of Section 301 tariffs. This is the remaining tariffs from the list that was released on April 5th. These products will be subject to the additional duty rate of 25% from China. Please note that this is not to be confused with the list that … Read More
Voted into the #10 spot by Inbound Logistics readers for the first time, Sunset Transportation is proud to announce our place on the elite 2018 Top 10 Third Party Logistics Provider list. ST. LOUIS, MO – Sunset Transportation, a privately-owned third-party logistics company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, was voted into the Inbound Logistics … Read More
In good company with 150 of St. Louis’s top workplaces, Sunset is excited to be named #53 on the Post-Dispatch’s 2018 list.
The St. Louis freight network is a growing hub for infrastructure and logistics and was the subject of a special feature in the May issue of Inbound Logistics, including commentary by Chief Operating Officer Lindsey Graves. Lindsey discusses a variety of subjects, from major market indicators affecting transportation today (ELDs, capacity shifts, etc.) to Sunset Transportation’s … Read More
Cast your vote now in the Inbound Logistics Readers’ Choice Top 3PL Excellence Awards Survey and help make Sunset Transportation a Top 3PL in 2018! Each year, Inbound Logistics’ annual Readers’ Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence survey gives shippers a chance to give back to the providers that have taken on so much of the load. … Read More
Sunset is very proud to announce our inclusion on the Top 150+ Privately Held Companies List, by the St. Louis Business Journal at number 153 (our first appearance on the list!). To celebrate, 20 Sunset team members attended the unveiling event at Busch Stadium on Thursday, May 10 with more than 550 other winners and … Read More
Buzzwords come and go, but the term “blockchain” is one to learn, especially in transportation. What is it? First, let’s discuss the very basic nuts and bolts of the blockchain. A blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. They provide three important aspects to transactions: Security: the blockchain is … Read More
Quick alert from Sunset’s Strategic Account Management team: LTL carriers have been implementing rule changes to limit the total length and piece length of shipments. As a general rule, shipments greater that 12 linear feet, or with single items that are longer than 8 feet may be subject to additional charges. Please notify your Sunset … Read More
At the time of this writing, one of the biggest news stories is a nationwide outbreak of E. coli cases due to contaminated romaine lettuce. This national news is a very timely reminder of the FDA rules that apply to food supply chains. If you are a food shipper or in any way handle … Read More
Sunset’s Business Operations and Financial Services teams have just released new functionality for factoring companies and carriers to check payment status for their loads via our Freight•LOGIK web portal. Directing carriers and factoring companies to Freight•LOGIK to check on payment status benefits all parties! For a quick “how-to” get started with the Freight•LOGIK registration process, click HERE. … Read More
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