CST Industries, Inc. Selects Sunset as Third Party Logistics Provider
Sunset to Increase Transportation Efficiency, Savings for Global Manufacturer
ST. LOUIS, MO – CST Industries, Inc., the global leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of storage tanks and covers, has selected Sunset Transportation, Inc. to provide transportation management services and technology for its five divisions: Columbian TecTank, Engineered Storage Products, Conservatek Industries, Inc., Temcor Inc. and CST Vulcan.
Sunset, a non-asset based third party logistics provider, will direct CST’s inbound and outbound domestic and international freight operations, which entails truckload, less-than-truckload, ocean and air transportation. This relationship with Sunset will streamline CST’s transportation processes across all divisions, leveraging buying power to drive costs down, and enabling CST staff to focus on other core responsibilities.
CST will realize additional savings by using PayLOGIK, Sunset’s web-based freight payment system for freight invoice audit and payment. PayLOGIK will simplify operations by auditing each shipping charge, centralizing payment processes and reducing carrier costs through improved mode, lane and carrier selection.
“Working with Sunset Transportation was a strategic decision,” said Jung Lee, Vice President of Procurement for CST Industries. “Our partnership with Sunset will enable us to consolidate our transportation to streamline processes and capture savings, without adding to staff or investing in systems technology.”
CST Industries Inc. (www.tanks.com), headquartered in Kansas City, is the global leader in the manufacture and erection of factory coated metal storage tanks, aluminum domes and specialty covers. CST’s existing company portfolio consists of Columbian TecTank, Engineered Storage Products, Conservatek Industries Inc. and CST Vulcan Inc. Manufacturing facilities and technical design centers are located in Parsons, Kansas; Winchester, Tennessee; DeKalb, Illinois; Conroe, Texas and the United Kingdom. Regional sales offices are located throughout North America, Argentina, United Kingdom, Singapore and Dubai.
Sunset Transportation (www.sunsettrans.com), headquartered in St. Louis, is a leader in third party logistics, with expertise in truckload, less than truckload, international, inter-modal, warehousing and freight audit/payment. Sunset helps companies save on transportation costs by enhancing processes and maximizing resources.