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BNSF Logistics Names Dayton Freight Regional LTL Carrier of the Year

For the first time, Dayton Freight was named Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by BNSF Logistics. This award is based on year over year growth, transit time, technology and customer service. We are honored to receive this award from BNSF and are grateful for our partnership. Thank you to BNSF and to our dedicated employees who make The Dayton Difference. BNSF Logistics works with a network of more than…
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Indianapolis Service Center Adds More Than 130 Doors

Construction is now complete for the expansion of our Indianapolis Service Center. This is the largest Service Center at Dayton Freight, and has nearly doubled in size by adding 136 doors for a total of 280 doors! This addition also includes a truck scale, 12 new truck bays and a wash bay in the Maintenance Shop. This saves time for our Drivers and increases our ability to service more Dayton…
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Dayton Freight Named Regional LTL Carrier of the Year

Dayton Freight was named the Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Logistics Plus! This is the third 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. Dayton Freight attributes this recognition to their dedicated employees. Logistics Plus provides freight transportation, warehousing, fulfillment, global…
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Saginaw MI Expands Service Center!

Construction is now complete for our expansion in Saginaw MI. We have tripled in size, adding 28 doors for a total of 36 doors! This addition also includes remodeled office space, a warm room, an employee parking lot and a dock ramp. The Saginaw Service Center will now be serving some customers previously served out of our Flint Service Center. This change will bring us closer to our customers, enhance…
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Dayton Freight Ranked Highest LTL Carrier in Mastio & Company Study

Dayton Freight ranked highest of all carriers in the 14th Edition U.S. LTL Carrier Study by Mastio & Company. This is the best ranking Dayton Freight has received in this study. Included in this evaluation were 1,726 key decision makers from major shippers throughout the U.S. They provided feedback on a variety of measurements including on-time delivery, flexibility, proactive communications, freight tracking systems, billing accuracy, competitive pricing and responsiveness. Dayton…
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Dayton Freight Awarded by The Hillman Group and R2 Logistics

Dayton Freight was named the 2018 U.S. Carrier of the Year by The Hillman Group and the 2018 LTL Carrier of the Year by R2 Logistics. This is the first time Dayton Freight has been honored by these prestigious companies. The Hillman Group recognized Dayton Freight for on-time service, invoice accuracy, claims, shipment quality, customer service and management support. They are the leading North American provider of complete hardware solutions.…
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GlobalTranz Names DFL Midwest Regional LTL Carrier of the Year

For the sixth time, Dayton Freight was named Midwest Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by GlobalTranz. This award is based on operational excellence, customer service, price, flexibility, strategic partnerships, technology innovation, and new service offerings. We are honored to receive this award. This achievement was possible because of the teamwork by our remarkable employees.   GlobalTranz is a technology company that provides award-winning cloud-based multi-modal Transportation Management System (TMS) products…
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Oshkosh WI Expands Service Center!

Construction is now complete for our expansion in Oshkosh WI – the home of our OSH Service Center. We have doubled in size, adding 30 new doors for a total of 60 doors! This addition also includes a warm room, remodeled office space, extra trailer parking, and two new employee parking lots. Increasing the size of Oshkosh allows us to be more efficient in our operations. Thank you for fueling…
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Our Employees are The Dayton Difference!

Over the holidays, many of our Service Centers gave back to their local communities. Dayton Freight is proud of these philanthropic efforts and we thank our employees for their generosity and participation. Thank you for showing The Dayton Difference.   Our Tomah Service Center participated in the Adopt a Child program with their local police department and adopted 23 children.   Fort Wayne raised $600 to donate gifts to Whitington…
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Dayton Freight Earns Scotts Award for the 8th Time

For the 8th time, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company presented Dayton Freight with the 2018 Transportation Excellence Award. The Scotts award recognizes superior performance in the regional LTL category. This accomplishment is a result of our employees’ hard work and commitment to delivering excellent service. The Scotts Company headquarters is located in Marysville, Ohio and is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, and also provides products for…
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