Chicago, IL, September 11, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- To grow its national customer, team and freight agent base, Sunset Transportation, Inc., a third party logistics (3PL) company, recently opened a new, larger branch office in Willowbrook, Ill., near Chicago.
The new Chicago branch office, led by manager Bob Lemon, is 80 percent larger, enabling Sunset’s Chicago team to grow and increase savings for customers. The Chicago team has increased sales since the branch opened in 2013. St. Louis-based Sunset Transportation, honored as an Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company for the third year in a row, is in the process of hiring new staff members in the next few years.
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™ 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, Mo., Chicago, Ill., 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 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, Inc.
Sunset Transportation (http://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: http://www.twitter.com/SunsetTrans
· Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sunsettransportation
· LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/397217?trk=tyah
SunsetAgents.com (www.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.