Sunset Transportation named #4 Top 3PL Provider in the U.S. by Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics readers, shippers, and logistics professionals have voted Sunset Transportation into the #4 spot on the 2023 list of elite 3PL providers.

ST. LOUIS, MO – Sunset Transportation, a Top 10 third-party logistics (3PL) company, was voted into the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards for the sixth consecutive year. More than 12,500 votes were collected from readers, shippers, and logistics professionals, landing Sunset in the #4 spot in 2023.

Sunset’s corporate headquarters in Sunset Hills, Missouri is home to more than 300 employees (and hiring!). The growing logistics company has eight (8) branch offices in the U.S. and Mexico and 20+ agent partners.

Sunset joins nine (9) global logistics industry leaders on the 2023 list:

  1. Echo Global Logistics ($4.2B)
  2. Kenco ($1.2B)
  3. Hub Group ($2.01B)
  4. SUNSET TRANSPORTATION ($33M, $5.5B with Armada)
  5. SEKO Logistics ($2.02B)
  6. Werner Enterprises ($2.26B)
  7. Ryder Logistics ($6.5B)
  8. DHL Supply Chain ($6.09B)
  9. Brown Integrated Logistics (not reported)
  10. R2 Logistics (not reported)

*revenues listed are 2022 freight brokerage gross annual revenue as reported by public sources.

From customers, to carriers, and logistics partners, Sunset embraces a relationship-style of doing business. Sunset is driven by the right-size fit, using domestic and global supply chain resources to be the ultimate service provider for shippers looking to streamline their logistics programs.

Sunset continues to keep the culture of helping one another a priority and thrives on efficiency and continuous improvement; remaining committed to their customers changing needs while making sure safety and flexible solutions are top of mind.  These traits have proven crucial with supply chain disruptions in a shifting market.

Inbound Logistics July 2023 issue excerpt:

When companies are faced with unexpected demand and growth, a need for technology and automation, and other supply chain challenges, they turn to best-in-class 3PLs such as Sunset Transportation. In recognition of that effort, Inbound Logistics editors selected Sunset Transportation as a 2023 Top 100 3PL Provider.

Sunset Transportation is a six-time Top 10 3PL Provider with family roots, global reach, and best-in-class customer service.

Sunset’s culture of flexibility, responsiveness, loyalty, accountability, and creating meaningful relationships drives its day-to-day freight operations. Through those values, the 3PL promises each customer visibility, data-driven decisions, continuous improvement, and a long-term partnership on which they can rely.

Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to our audience’s burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges. 

IL editors selected this year’s class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies. The service providers we selected are companies that, in the opinion of the editors of Inbound Logistics, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience driving efficiency and operational excellence for today’s demand-driven enterprises. 

Inbound Logistics, the demand-driven logistics magazine, is the leading multi-channel content provider targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. Inbound Logistics’ mission is to provide the information and solutions enabling companies of all sizes to become demand-driven enterprises by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply. More information is available at