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Penske Logistics Names DFL 2021 LTL U.S. Regional Carrier Award Winner 

Dayton Freight was named for the sixth time a 2021 LTL U.S. Regional Carrier Award winner. DFL was one of 22 recipients honored at the Penske Logistics Freight Management Carrier virtual awards program. Award qualifications included: a Penske Logistics enterprise scorecard combined with customer, operations and sourcing feedback. Thank you, Penske, for this honor – This award recognizes the hard work of our employees who are dedicated to making The Dayton Difference in the lives of our customers!  Penske Logistics offers freight management…
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We’re on the Move!

To provide a higher level of service to our customers, Dayton Freight is excited to announce the relocation of our Sioux City facility! The brand-new Service Center was built approximately two miles south of the Sioux City airport. This larger and more equipped facility, includes an 80 ft. wide heated dock and will operate out of 14 doors, with room to expand to 26. Moving this Service Center provides positive…
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Growing to Serve you Better!

Dayton Freight is pleased to announce the opening of our new Rochester Service Center. This 32-door facility is conveniently located in Stewartville MN, at the crossroads of Interstate 90 and Highway 63. The addition of Rochester, strategically places us closer to our customers allowing direct service to Southern MN and Northeast IA. We are excited to join the Rochester community and look forward to serving you! Rochester Service Center2472 Henry…
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DFL Receives a 2021 Carrier of the Year by C.H. Robinson

Dayton Freight is honored to be named a 2021 Carrier of the Year by C.H. Robinson for the second year in a row. C.H. Robinson selected Dayton Freight from a network of 73,000 carriers. Criteria for this award was based on the ability to consistently deliver on time and in full for customers, adoption of carrier technology to drive efficiencies and go above and beyond to successfully support shippers’ needs.   C.H. Robinson is one of the…
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2021 Quest for Quality Award

We are happy to announce Dayton Freight won the Logistics Management 2021 Quest for Quality award in the Midwest/North Central Regional LTL category! This is the twelfth consecutive year we have been honored with this prestigious recognition, thanks to our dedicated workforce and our loyal customers.   The Quest for Quality awards are voted on by readers of Logistics Management magazine, and are considered one of the most important measures of customer satisfaction and operational excellence in the transportation industry. Each year, this survey evaluates and…
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DFL Named Carrier of the Year by GEODIS

Dayton Freight was named the 2020 and 2021 Carrier of the Year by GEODIS. This award recognizes carriers that demonstrate excellence in on-time pickup, tender acceptance, claim settlement, performance trends and customer service. We are humbled to receive this honor and celebrate the efforts of our dedicated team!   GEODIS is a top-rated, global supply chain operator recognized for a passion and commitment to helping clients overcome their logistical constraints


We’re on the Move!

To provide a higher level of service to our customers, Dayton Freight is excited to announce the relocation of our Omaha Service Center! This Service Center is conveniently located right off Highway 80 in Council Bluffs IA. This larger and more equipped facility, sits on eight acres of land with 37 dock doors, and room to expand to 67 doors. By moving our Omaha facility, it will improve transportation arrival times, and provide an opportunity to…
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Dayton Freight Receives the Carrier Achievement Award

Dayton Freight was honored with the Carrier Achievement Award from England Logistics. This was the first year England Logistics presented this award. Criteria for this award included on time performance, claims ratio, customer service, sales and support. We are honored to receive this first-time award from England Logistics and appreciate our ongoing business partnership with them!   England Logistics offers a full portfolio of 3PL transportation shipping solutions including full truckload, LTL, domestic and international parcel,…
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Dayton Freight Receives the Transportation Excellence Award

For the 10th time, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company honored Dayton Freight with the 2020 Transportation Excellence Award. This award recognizes superior performance in the regional LTL category. Dayton Freight is humbled to receive this recognition and commends their employees for their dedication to servicing Scotts!  Scotts is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products and is headquartered in Marysville OH. 


Dayton Freight named the Scotwood Industries Regional Carrier of the Year

Dayton Freight was recently recognized as the 2020-2021 Scotwood Industries Regional Carrier of the Year by FLI Transportation and Logistics. Key points contributing to FLI’s decision include flexibility in working with multiple locations, ability to accommodate large volumes of freight – often on the same day, and operational excellence at the Chicago and St. Louis Service Centers. We are humbled by these accolades and look forward to our continued success with FLI Transportation and Logistics!  FLI…
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