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Jul, 11 2019
Another one bites the dust!

We want to make our customers aware that LME, Inc (formerly known as Lakeville Motor Express) a player in the Midwest regional trucking market, ceased operations suddenly on Thursday, July 11, 2019. Posted on their website today, “Effective immediately LME will no longer be accepting any pickups”. It is the second LTL regional trucking bankruptcy … Read More

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Jun, 24 2019
2019 Top Workplaces – #38

Sunset is pleased to be included in the 2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces list, coming in at #38 in the small business (149 or fewer employees) category. This is Sunset’s fifth appearance on the annual list. More than 85% of Sunset employees participated in a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a … Read More

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Jun, 12 2019
TIA Update: National Motor Carrier Safety Selection

During the week of June 10, 2019, Sunsetters Jason Gibson and Jonathan Falcon joined the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) in Washington, D.C. to advocate for third party logistics on Capitol Hill. They met with almost 200 Members of Congress, working to advance the Motor Carrier Safety Selection Standard (MCSSS) and defeating the THUD CSA Appropriations … Read More

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May, 21 2019
Sunset Customer Exclusive: New LOGIK Shipping Dashboards Now Available

Sunset customers, have you heard the news?! We have a new and improved shipper dashboard suite called LOGIK, exclusively for our valued customers!  We’ve been working hard to upgrade our reporting platform to give you greater visibility into your freight and historic shipping metrics. We are excited to announce that LOGIK is now live and … Read More

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May, 18 2019
Sunset Transportation Purchases 45,000 Square Feet Building in Sunset Hills

Sunset Transportation has purchased a three-story building in Sunset Hills, Missouri, growing from 14,000 square feet in two locations to 45,000 square feet of usable space for its St. Louis headquarters.  The building is currently being completely renovated and re-designed for the growing 3PL, with expected move-in during early 2020.  ST. LOUIS – Sunset Transportation, … Read More

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May, 15 2019
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May, 03 2019
St. Louis Business Journal Releases Top 150+ Privately Held Companies; Sunset Jumps to #127 in 2019

Sunset is pleased once again to make the Top 150+ Privately Held Companies List by the St. Louis Business Journal, moving up the list to #127 from #153 in 2018. Sunset’s growth in the past year has been exponential and more exciting things are in the works for 2019! Stay tuned to our blog and … Read More

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Apr, 12 2019
*Updated* Lindsey Graves named as finalist for 2019 Distinguished Woman in Logistics award

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association announced today the finalists for the 5th annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics award (DWLA). Sponsored by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) and Truckstop.com, the award promotes the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry. Finalists for the award are Lindsey Graves, Sunset Transportation; Michelle Halkerston, Hassett … Read More

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Apr, 09 2019
#52 on the list, #1 in our hearts: Sunset Named to Top Freight Brokerage Firms by Transport Topics

Thank you to the folks at Transport Topics for recognizing Sunset Transportation on the annual Top Freight Brokerage Firms list in 2019. The future is bright!

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Apr, 04 2019
International Shippers: Mexico/U.S. Border Delays Imminent

From the desk of Mick McGrory, Vice President, Strategic Accounts: President Trump has taken a step back from the threat of closing the U.S./Mexico borders amid pressure from companies worried that a shutdown would inflict chaos on supply chains and the $1.7 billion daily trade. But the reshuffling of border agents, announced last week to … Read More

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Apr, 02 2019
Vote NOW: Help Sunset become a two-peat Top 3PL in 2019!

Cast your vote now in the Inbound Logistics Readers’ Choice Top 3PL Excellence Awards Survey and help make Sunset Transportation a Top 3PL in 2019! By following the instructions below, you’ll be taken to a survey that should take only 3-5 minutes of your time.  Your name/email won’t be sold or used by anyone other than … Read More

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Feb, 13 2019
LTL Carrier News: New England Motor Freight Update

We want to make you aware that New England Motor Freight Inc., a major player in the competitive New York regional trucking market, sought bankruptcy protection Monday and intends to wind down operations. It is the largest trucking bankruptcy since 2002, when Consolidated Freightways abruptly shut down.  NEMF has indicated a desire for an orderly … Read More

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