Sunset Named to Inc. 500|5000 List

Sunset Transportation, a third-party logistics company (3PL), was named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. We’d like to thank all of our customers, staff, agents and carriers for helping us grow!

A first-time honoree, Sunset was ranked No. 2412 overall and No. 56 within the Logistics & Transportation industry segment. The Inc. list spotlights entrepreneurial success and has included Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Timberland, ClifBar, Patagonia, Oracle, Chobani yogurt, Levi Strauss and Facebook.

We are especially honored to be named to this prestigious list in 2012—it demonstrates that we have been able to thrive through three of the toughest economic years in decades.

  • The median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies is 97 percent. Sunset Transportation’s three-year growth exceeds the median at 102 percent.
  • The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years. Sunset has created more than 30 jobs in the St. Louis area, and the company has an employee growth of 213 percent. Sunset also has a popular agent program with satellite offices across the U.S.

Sunset Transportationcredits its rapid growth to its Logistics Profit Partnership™ approach, technology investments, and the expertise of its staff, both in-house and on its agent team. The company takes a big picture approach with customers: examining patterns, aligning carriers, and using its powerful custom technology applications to help customers make smarter, more profitable supply chain and logistics decisions.