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Dayton Freight Receives Platinum Award from Echo Global Logistics

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. has awarded Dayton Freight a 2020 Regional LTL Carrier Platinum Award for the fourth consecutive year. This recognition, given to only a few carriers, honors superior performance in on-time service, claims ratio, and customer service metrics such as communication and technology. Although it was a difficult year, we are proud to have continued to provide consistent service to Echo and their customers. We are grateful and humbled by this award and appreciate our business partnership.  Echo Global…
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Dayton Freight Receives the 2020 LTL Carrier of the Year Award from TForce Worldwide

Dayton Freight received the 2020 LTL Carrier of the Year Award from TForce Worldwide. Metrics to receive these awards were based on service performance, partners, ease of doing business, conversion of accounts to specific pricing, fluid operations during pandemic and limited adjustments to GRI pricing. Thank you to everyone who played a role in receiving these honors – your hard work is commented!  TForce Worldwide is a non-asset based Multi- Modal Platform provides Less-Than-Truckload, Truckload,…
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Dayton Freight Named Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Logistics Plus

Dayton Freight was named the Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Logistics Plus. This is the fifth time Dayton Freight has been honored with this award. Logistics Plus evaluated service providers on criteria such as annual share of business and growth, price competitiveness, service performance, billing accuracy, customer service and account representation. We attribute this award to our hard-working employees who continue to give our customers exceptional service.  Logistics Plus provides freight…
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GlobalTranz Honors Dayton Freight with the 2020 Midwest Regional LTL Carrier of the Year Award

For the fifth consecutive year, Dayton Freight was honored by GlobalTranz with the 2020 Midwest Regional LTL Carrier of the Year award! The honorees were selected by GlobalTranz’s extensive agent network and corporate staff. Dayton Freight was recognized for financial performance, billing accuracy, collaboration, customer service, growth and overall excellence. We appreciate our customers for continuing to choose Dayton Freight as your LTL carrier!  GlobalTranz is a technology company that provides award-winning cloud-based multi-modal Transportation Management System (TMS) products to…
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Dayton Freight Receives the 2020 LTL U.S. Regional Carrier Award from Penske Logistics

Dayton Freight was recently awarded the 2020 LTL U.S. Regional Carrier Award from Penske Logistics. Winners were selected among other carriers who were ranked by Penske’s enterprise scorecard, combined with feedback from Penske customers’, operations and sourcing personnel. Thank you to all of our customers for choosing Dayton Freight as your LTL carrier. We are humbled to receive this recognition!  


Dayton Freight Receives Platinum Award from Wabash National

Dayton Freight is excited to receive a Platinum Award from Wabash National. There were 23 companies from a wide range of industries who received a Platinum Award for excellence in supply chain performance. Award criteria includes scorecard metrics of delivery, quality, cost and service, as well as key initiatives of logistics optimization. Dayton Freight is honored to receive this award from Wabash and grateful to be provided the opportunity to make The Dayton Difference!   Wabash National is…
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Ryder Names Dayton Freight the LTL U.S. Regional Carrier of the Year

For the seventh time, Dayton Freight was awarded the Ryder Carrier Quality Award for being the 2019 LTL U.S. Regional Carrier of the Year. This award is presented to Ryder carriers who are reliable, efficient and safe at moving their customer’s freight. They select their top performing carriers who meet and exceed a set of criteria in service quality and operational excellence. We are proud to partner with Ryder and…
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Dayton Freight Opens New Service Center in Elgin IL

We’re excited to announce the opening of our brand-new Service Center in Elgin IL! This state-of-the-art building has 99,640 square feet of floor space, built on an 18-acre lot. This is Dayton Freight’s 8th Service Center in IL – Strategically placed to meet the increased demands and growth in the Chicago market. The addition of Elgin will also alleviate freight constraints at surrounding Service Centers located in Des Plaines, Joliet and Rockford. This facility…
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Dayton Freight’s on the Move in Knoxville TN

We’re excited to purchase a larger facility in Knoxville TN! The new location will more than double our capacity in the Knoxville market. This Service Center is conveniently located east of downtown Knoxville, right off Interstate 40. Dayton Freight is dedicated to efficient operations, and the additional space will allow us to better serve our TN customers!  We look forward to serving you out of the new facility!   Knoxville Service…
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C.H. Robinson Selects Dayton Freight as a Contract Carrier of the Year

We are excited to announce Dayton Freight was selected as a 2020 Contract Carrier of the Year! Customers in the C.H. Robinson Network were surveyed to rate carriers who demonstrated excellence in the following categories: increase in business, relationship with company representative, on-time delivery and pickup, invoice accuracy, claims ratio and EDI capabilities. We are grateful and humbled by this award, and appreciate our partnership with C.H. Robinson.   C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 provider of multimodal transportation services and third-party logistics.  


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