Dayton Freight Lines, Inc., a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, opens a new facility in Kingsport TN.   This 24-Door facility is conveniently located near I-81 and I-26. Tri Cities will provide direct service to the Bristol, Johnson City and Kingsport communities. Tri Cities Service Center Manager Stephen Burke said, “I’m looking forward to seeing how our team can be an asset to the Tri Cities community. It…
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Dayton Freight Lines, Inc., a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, opens a new Service Center in Mason City Iowa.   The new Mason City Service Center includes 12-doors and is conveniently located near I-35 and Route 65. This is the company’s fifth location in the state of Iowa. Dayton Freight continues to grow within their Midwest footprint placing them closer to customers to better serve their transportation needs.…
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Dayton Freight Lines, Inc., a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, moves their South Bend location to a brand-new facility.   Located four miles north of the old Service Center, this state-of-the-art build sits on 30 acres with 88 doors and an 80-foot wide dock. Additional features include, dock seals, a snow scraper, a Shop and plenty of trailer and employee parking. Behind the 88 doors and exclusive to…
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Dayton Freight Lines Purchases Cartage Division of Valley Companies

DAYTON, Ohio –   Dayton Freight Lines, Inc., a leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, will purchase the Cartage Division of Valley Companies as of March 11, 2022. Valley Companies is a transportation and logistics company based in Hudson, Wisconsin. They have continued a steady path of consistent growth and are positioned well to expand and prosper in the transportation and logistics industry. Dayton Freight is only purchasing the…
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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

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