Sunset becomes an Armada company

Armada supply chain solutions has acquired Sunset Transportation

Pittsburgh, PA – Food and restaurant logistics giant Armada Supply Chain Solutions acquired top 10 3PL Sunset Transportation in a transaction that closed in late 2022.  The acquisition of Sunset is a strategic move by Armada, enabling the companies to offer a wider range of data-driven end-to-end supply chain solutions to diverse mid-market and blue-chip clients.

Sunset has a strong reputation for its high service culture and long-term customer relationships as a domestic and international freight brokerage, among other third party logistics services (3PL).  Armada is known for their advanced supply chain engineering, operational transparency, and robust SAAS platform, Profitable Response Orchestration (PRO). 

The acquisition of Sunset was an opportunity for us to combine the strengths of two kindred, service-based companies,” said Armada CEO John Burke.  “This was a strategic decision to unlock new industry verticals, expand our transportation capabilities, and ultimately deliver a complete portfolio of supply chain solutions.  We look forward to building on the success of both companies and providing even greater value to our clients.” 

Joining forces was a natural, cultural fit, creating new, exciting opportunities for our employees, customers, and carriers.  We are thrilled to be part of the Armada family,” says Sunset CEO Lindsey Graves.    

Burke and Graves will remain as CEOs of their respective organizations.  The companies look forward to future growth together and view this combination as the first step in building the Armada family of brands. 

Sunset Transportation is a Top 10 logistics company with family roots, global reach, and best-in-class customer service specializing in multimodal domestic, international, and cross-border transportation brokerage, customs clearance, and freight payment services.  Sunset has eight (8) branch offices and two (2) warehouses in the US and Mexico. 

Armada creates innovative, data-driven, fully integrated supply chain solutions that improve business performance for our clients.

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