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Oct, 25 2018
Scouting for Food: November 10 and 17, 2018

It’s time once again for the largest one-day food drive in the country, organized by the Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America — Scouting for Food 2018!  Sunset is ready to break more records this year (to beat 2.2 million items of food gathered in 2016) during collection day, Saturday, November 17.  … Read More

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Oct, 10 2018
Industry Favorite, Noel Perry, Talks 2019 Freight Economy Predictions

Freight economist Noel Perry (Transport Futures) provided some predictions and facts for what’s ahead in capacity, trade, and the end of a nine-year economic recovery period. Excerpt: When GDP rises above four percent, freight grows and the truck market tightens. Two positive details of the Census Bureau’s release correlate to strong freight growth: a healthy … Read More

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Oct, 03 2018
Sarah Eggleston discusses freight payment solutions in September Inbound Logistics

Director of Sales, Sarah Eggleston was interviewed for the September edition of Inbound Logistics, discussing her expertise in the freight payment sector of logistics. Excerpt: As more shippers operate around the globe, they can wind up with silos of disparate freight bill information. Many look to their freight bill audit and payment providers to bring … Read More

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Sep, 26 2018
Missouri Chamber names Sunset Transportation one of Missouri’s fastest growing companies

Sunset Transportation has been named one of the fastest growing companies in Missouri. Each year, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry presents Fast Track Awards to businesses experiencing phenomenal growth. Sunset Transportation is among seven companies to win this honor for 2018. “The success of Sunset Transportation has been driven by innovation and a … Read More

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Sep, 08 2018
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week – September 9-15, 2018

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 9-15, 2018, is when America takes the time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs. These 3.5 million professional men and women not only deliver our goods safely, securely and on time, they … Read More

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Sep, 02 2018
UDPATE for Chinese Importers: Final List Published for USTR Tariffs on Chinese Products

The USTR released the final list for the second tranche of Section 301 tariffs.  This is the remaining tariffs from the list that was released on April 5th.  These products will be subject to the additional duty rate of 25% from China.  Please note that this is not to be confused with the list that … Read More

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Aug, 05 2018
Sunset Transportation Voted Top 10 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics for Outstanding Service

Voted into the #10 spot by Inbound Logistics readers for the first time, Sunset Transportation is proud to announce our place on the elite 2018 Top 10 Third Party Logistics Provider list.    ST. LOUIS, MO – Sunset Transportation, a privately-owned third-party logistics company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, was voted into the Inbound Logistics … Read More

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Jun, 28 2018
Sunset Transportation Makes Four-Peat Appearance on St. Louis Top Workplaces List

In good company with 150 of St. Louis’s top workplaces, Sunset is excited to be named #53 on the Post-Dispatch’s 2018 list.

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Jun, 05 2018
St. Louis freight network & Lindsey Graves highlighted in May issue of Inbound Logistics

The St. Louis freight network is a growing hub for infrastructure and logistics and was the subject of a special feature in the May issue of Inbound Logistics, including commentary by Chief Operating Officer Lindsey Graves.  Lindsey discusses a variety of subjects, from major market indicators affecting transportation today (ELDs, capacity shifts, etc.) to Sunset Transportation’s … Read More

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Jun, 01 2018
Vote NOW: Help Sunset become a Top 3PL in 2018!

Cast your vote now in the Inbound Logistics Readers’ Choice Top 3PL Excellence Awards Survey and help make Sunset Transportation a Top 3PL in 2018! Each year, Inbound Logistics’ annual Readers’ Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence survey gives shippers a chance to give back to the providers that have taken on so much of the load. … Read More

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May, 11 2018
Sunset Transportation earns #153 spot on Top 150+ Privately Held Companies List

Sunset is very proud to announce our inclusion on the Top 150+ Privately Held Companies List, by the St. Louis Business Journal at number 153 (our first appearance on the list!).  To celebrate, 20 Sunset team members attended the unveiling event at Busch Stadium on Thursday, May 10 with more than 550 other winners and … Read More

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May, 03 2018
People are talking. Talking ’bout “blockchain”.

Buzzwords come and go, but the term “blockchain” is one to learn, especially in transportation. What is it? First, let’s discuss the very basic nuts and bolts of the blockchain.  A blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography.  They provide three important aspects to transactions: Security:   the blockchain is … Read More

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