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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.  


Dayton Freight Wins Two Quest for Quality Awards

We are happy to announce that Dayton Freight won two Logistics Management 2020 Quest for Quality awards. This is the eleventh consecutive year we have been honored in the Midwest/North Central Regional LTL category and were the only carrier to score above the weighted average in this group. Our weighted score of 50.45 was the highest in the entire Regional LTL category this year.   We were also recognized in the Expedited Motor Carriers category for the fifth time. The Quest for Quality awards are voted on by readers of Logistics Management magazine, and are considered one…
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Dayton Freight Builds New Nashville Service Center

We’re excited to move into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Nashville TN to better accommodate our TN customers. The previous  Service Center operated out of 16 doors, while the new facility has more than quadrupled in size for a total of 76 doors and a 4-bay Maintenance Shop! This location is conveniently located off Highway 40, on the east side of Nashville.  Sustainability is important to Dayton Freight, therefore…
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Bowling Green KY Service Center Doubles in Size!

The Bowling Green Service Center expansion is now complete! This facility doubled in size, for a total of 40 doors, and also includes an updated concrete parking lot, on-site fuel and renovated office space. Our Bowling Green team is excited to utilize their new additions to better serve our customers! Thank you for your continued trust in Dayton Freight, we sincerely appreciate it! 


Dayton Freight Named Regional Carrier of the Year by DHL for the First Time

For the first time, Dayton Freight was named the Regional LTL Carrier of the Year at the DHL Carrier Summit in Ft. Lauderdale! DHL selected the carriers for their superior performance in the following categories: invoice accuracy, on-time service, EDI compliance and ease of doing business. We are blessed to receive this honor and look forward to growing our partnership in the years ahead! DHL is a leading logistics provider,…
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Dayton Freight Named Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Logistics Plus for Fourth Consecutive Year

Logistics Plus awarded Dayton Freight with the Regional LTL Carrier of the Year. This is the fourth consecutive year Dayton Freight has received this honor which recognizes carriers based on service performance, billing accuracy, customer service, account representation and business growth. Thank you Logistics Plus for our continued partnership! Logistics Plus provides freight transportation, warehousing, fulfillment, global logistics and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of business professionals.


Scotts Miracle-Gro Honors Dayton Freight with the Transportation Excellence Award

Dayton Freight was honored with the Transportation Excellence Award from Scotts Miracle-Gro for the ninth year. This award recognizes superior performing carriers in the less-than-truckload category. We are committed to making The Dayton Difference – Thank you Scotts! Scotts Miracle-Gro is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products and is headquartered in Marysville OH.


Dayton Freight Receives Platinum Award from Echo Global Logistics

Dayton Freight received the Echo Global Logistics Platinum Award for Outstanding Regional LTL Carriers’ Service. Echo selected LTL carriers based on the following metrics: on-time service, claims ratio, communication and technology. Thank you Echo for this honor! Echo Global Logistics, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services. Echo offers freight brokerage and managed transportation solutions for all major modes.


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