2018 Quest For Quality Award

Dayton Freight won two Logistics Management 2018 Quest for Quality awards. This is the ninth time our Company has been honored in the Midwest/North Central Regional LTL category. And for the fourth time, Dayton Freight won the 2018 Quest for Quality Award in the Expedited Motor Carriers category. The Quest for Quality awards are voted on by readers of Logistics Management magazine, and are considered one of the most important…
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Dayton Freight Truckload

Dayton Freight is excited to announce our newest service, Dayton Freight Truckload (DFT). In response to our customers’ needs, Dayton Freight now arranges truckload transportation across North America. The addition of DFT gives our customers a one-stop option. Paired with our LTL and DFXpedited service, shippers can trust Dayton Freight with their multi-modal needs. For a same-day quote and competitive pricing, call 844.231.7043 or visit!    


Each year, Echo Global Logistics evaluates regional LTL transportation providers on a number of criteria including quality metrics like on-time pickups, on-time service and claims ratios in addition to customer service metrics such as communication and technology. Dayton Freight was named an Echo Platinum Award Winner and they wish to recognize the hard work DFL employees put in on a daily basis to provide the highest level of quality and…
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GlobalTranz Names DFL Overall Carrier of the Year

At their Annual Freight Agent Conference, GlobalTranz presented Dayton Freight with the Overall Carrier of the Year Award! This is the first time we won the overall award. This award is based on operational excellence, customer service, price competitiveness, flexibility, strategic partnerships, market leadership, technology innovation and new service offerings. When it comes down to it, we exceed in these categories because we have outstanding employees who put our customers…
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Region 5 Extends a Hand at Local Food Bank

Dayton Freight Region 5 Account Managers and Service Center Managers volunteered at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Tennessee where they sorted 9,666 lbs. of food. Prior to volunteering, each Region 5 Service Center held a food drive and collected 1,821 lbs. that were donated. The generosity of our employees resulted in 9,533 meals for those in need in Central Tennessee. We appreciate these Dayton Freight employees. They are…
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Kansas City – We’re On the Move!

Dayton Freight is pleased to announce the relocation of its Kansas City Service Center to Grandview MO. Built in response to increased demand, this new 110-door facility is set on 34 acres and allows us to offer faster and more consistent LTL transportation service to our customers. We are excited to join the Grandview community! Kansas City Service Center 3340 E. 143rd St. Grandview MO 64030 913.894.0101 866.860.6116 816.763.1345 fax…
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Dayton Freight Receives Highest Honors from Lowe’s

Dayton Freight was named LTL Carrier of the Year by Lowe’s! This is the first time Dayton Freight has been honored with this award. And for the sixth straight year, Dayton Freight also received the Lowe’s Platinum Award! This is the highest award given to Core Carriers and it acknowledges the achievement of rigorous on-time, exception free goals as established by Lowe’s. Dayton Freight is proud to receive these awards,…
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Dayton Freight Honored by American Group

American Group named Dayton Freight the 2017 Midwest Region Carrier of the Year! This is the first time we’ve received this recognition. The award is based on a variety of performance factors including on-time service, invoice accuracy, low claims ratio, overall customer service and other metrics. Nick Heisterkamp (American Group), John Sullivan, Daniel Krivickas, Jr. (American Group)

NASSTRAC Names Dayton Freight 2017 Carrier of the Year

Dayton Freight was selected as Carrier of the Year in the Midwest LTL category by the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC). This is the 11th time in a row that Dayton Freight has earned this prestigious award sponsored by NASSTRAC and Logistics Management magazine. This customer-based recognition program honors carriers that demonstrate excellence in customer service, operations, pricing, leadership and technology.

Now Open in Lexington KY!

Due to increased demand, Dayton Freight is pleased to announce the opening of our Lexington Service Center! The strategically located 48-door facility allows us to offer faster and more consistent LTL transportation service to our customers. We’re excited to join the Lexington community and look forward to serving you!   Lexington Service Center 2451 Leestown Rd. Lexington KY 40511 859.286.3171 833.871.3056 859.226.9301 fax

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