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
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
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
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
Quick alert from Sunset’s Strategic Account Management team: LTL carriers have been implementing rule changes to limit the total length and piece length of shipments. As a general rule, shipments greater that 12 linear feet, or with single items that are longer than 8 feet may be subject to additional charges. Please notify your Sunset … Read More
At the time of this writing, one of the biggest news stories is a nationwide outbreak of E. coli cases due to contaminated romaine lettuce. This national news is a very timely reminder of the FDA rules that apply to food supply chains. If you are a food shipper or in any way handle … Read More
Sunset’s Business Operations and Financial Services teams have just released new functionality for factoring companies and carriers to check payment status for their loads via our Freight•LOGIK web portal. Directing carriers and factoring companies to Freight•LOGIK to check on payment status benefits all parties! For a quick “how-to” get started with the Freight•LOGIK registration process, click HERE. … Read More
What WOULDN’T we tell younger selves if we could?
Published on March 28, 2018, the Journal of Commerce tackles a touchy subject regarding uptick in double-brokering. Sunset contributed to this article with expert commentary from Tracy Meetre, vice president of sales and marketing, and Jenn Wood, director of corporate risk and support. Read the full article by clicking HERE. Excerpt from JOC.com:
Shippers should take note of the likely crunch in truck capacity when the ELD mandate enters its final deadline for compliance April 1, 2018.
Tune in to hear Sunset Transportation’s chief operating officer and second generation owner discuss workplace culture, and how important it is to lead by example.
#### As our footprint grows on a national scale, Sunset is working hard to make sure employees succeed together, guided by strong examples set by our leadership team and management. Setting the course and steering us towards another big year in 2018 is our newly appointed chief operating officer, Lindsey Graves, who we’re proud to announce … Read More