3PL Leader Sunset Transportation Expands Offerings, Savings to Clients with New Chicago Office

Branch manager Bob Lemon leads a team meeting at the new, expanded location.
Branch manager Bob Lemon leads a team meeting at the new, expanded location.
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CHICAGO - Sept. 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Living up to its reputation as an Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company, Sunset Transportation, Inc. (http://www.sunsettrans.com/services/), a third party logistics (3PL) leader, recently opened a new, larger branch office in Chicago.

The logistics company, headquartered in St. Louis, seeks to increase customer service and freight agent opportunities in the Great Lakes region.

The new office, located in Willowbrook, Ill. on the outskirts of Chicago, is 80 larger than the previous one, reflecting the steady sales growth of the Sunset branch team led by manager Bob Lemon.

Expanding Team Empowers Customers
Through this expansion, Sunset’s customers will benefit by having greater access to personalized service and powerful technology tools, which ultimately results in more savings.

“Our customers are our top priority, and we’re always investing in new ways to increase service and savings in our customers’ shipping, logistics and supply chain needs,” said Lindsey Graves, vice president of Sunset Transportation.

“By expanding our Chicago branch office and bringing in even more talent, customers in the Great Lakes region will gain more expertise and knowledge to power smarter supply chain decisions,” Graves added.

Growth Propels New Investments, Supply Chain Savings
Sunset’s 91 percent growth over the past three years is propelled by its commitment to both excellent service and technology. Customers continue to choose Sunset Transportation over its many 3PL competitors due to Sunset’s Logistics Profit Partnership™ (http://www.sunsettrans.com/services/logistics/) approach, technology investments, and the expertise of its staff.

The company takes a big picture approach: examining patterns, aligning carriers, and using its vital custom technology applications to help customers make smarter, more profitable supply chain and logistics decisions.

Sunset Transportation serves customers in the U.S. and Canada in the areas of logistics, freight and parcel auditing, freight payment and transportation management system (TMS) technology. It has locations in St. Louis, Chicago, Grand Haven, Mich. and Wilson, N.C. The company also has invested in an increased $100,000 TIA Certified Freight Broker Bond, which exceeds the legal requirement.

The expanded Sunset Chicago Branch is located at: 7656-7658 Plaza Court, Willowbrook, Ill. 60527 and can be reached toll-free at 855-306-9441. To get a free savings analysis, go to http://www.sunsettrans.com.

The Chicago branch has an opening for an entry-level employee in Operations Support. Learn more about the position and apply online at: http://www.sunsettrans.com/career-opportunities/

About Sunset Transportation
Sunset Transportation (www.sunsettrans.com), headquartered in St. Louis, is a leader in third party logistics (3PL), transportation outsourcing and freight and parcel auditing/payment through its division, Sunset Financial. With nearly 25 years of experience, Sunset is a growing regional leader with expertise in truckload, less than truckload, international, freight audit and payment and supply chain solutions. Sunset helps companies save on transportation costs by enhancing processes and maximizing resources.

Connect with Sunset Transportation on:
- Twitter: www.twitter.com/SunsetTrans
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/sunsettransportation
- LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/397217?trk=tyah

About SunsetAgents.com
SunsetAgents.com is Sunset Transportation’s freight broker agent recruitment website and information resource. Sunset sees its logistics freight agents as an extension of its business and offers great commissions. For more than a decade, Sunset’s freight agent program works with the best agents, providing opportunities backed skilled support, advanced reporting, top carriers and cutting-edge technology.

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