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"Industry recognition is always appreciated, but we all know that the ultimate measure of our success is customer loyalty."

Dave Brady
VP of Sales
NEWS
 
08/09/2016:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES AWARDED 2016 QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARD
Seventh time!
  [full story]

07/12/2016:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES 2015 DIAMOND SUPPLIER AWARD FROM NAVISTAR
Fifth time winner!  [full story]

07/11/2016:  We’re Growing To Serve Our Customers Better!
Nashville TN!  [full story]

06/27/2016:  We’re On The Move!
New Minneapolis Service Center has 71 Doors!  [full story]

05/24/2016:  We’re On The Move!
Relocation for Springfield Service Center  [full story]

04/13/2016:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES, INC. CELEBRATES 35TH ANNIVERSARY
35 Years in Business  [full story]

03/11/2016:  GLOBALTRANZ NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT “MIDWEST REGIONAL LTL CARRIER OF THE YEAR”
Four-time winner!  [full story]

02/18/2016:  Growing To Serve You Better!
Memphis Service Center Is Open!  [full story]

12/29/2015:  DAYTON FREIGHT NAMED LTL PARTNER OF THE YEAR BY CAROTRANS
We are honored  [full story]

11/16/2015:  We’re On The Move!
Grayling Service Center  [full story]

10/22/2015:  DAYTON FREIGHT WINS OHIO TRUCKING ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT’S TROPHY
First time!  [full story]

08/11/2015:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES NAMED 2015 LTL REGIONAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR BY RYDER LOGISTICS
Two time winner!  [full story]

05/18/2015:  Growing To Serve You Better!
Brownstown, Michigan!  [full story]

04/06/2015:  DAYTON FREIGHT OPENS NEW SERVICE CENTER IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA
First Center in Nebraska!  [full story]

04/03/2015:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES PLATINUM AWARD FROM LOWE'S
Third time in a row!  [full story]

03/18/2015:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES HONORS FROM NASSTRAC AND NAVISTAR
Customer-based recognition  [full story]

01/05/2015:  We're On The Move
New Des Moines Service Center!  [full story]

10/03/2014:  DAYTON FREIGHT EXPANDS LOUISVILLE FACILITY
Investing in our Future!  [full story]

10/03/2014:  DAYTON FREIGHT NAMED REGIONAL LTL CARRIER OF THE YEAR BY GENCO
First time award ...  [full story]

08/04/2014:  WE'RE ON THE MOVE!
Columbia MO  [full story]

07/29/2014:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES NAMED 2014 LTL CARRIER OF THE YEAR BY PENSKE LOGISTICS
First time award winner!  [full story]

07/15/2014:  Carrier of the Year Award Goes To … Dayton Freight!
First time award ...  [full story]

06/30/2014:  DAYTON FREIGHT AWARDED 2014 QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARDS
Fifth time ...  [full story]

04/25/2014:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES AWARDS FROM LOWE’S, J.B. HUNT, MANITOWOC, TECHNICOLOR AND NASSTRAC
We are honored ...  [full story]

12/30/2013:  WE’RE ON THE MOVE!
Reinvesting in our Company ...  [full story]

10/07/2013:  BURLINGTON IOWA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!
Number 45  [full story]

09/23/2013:  DAYTON FREIGHT WINS PLATINUM AWARD FROM WABASH NATIONAL
Team effort at its best!  [full story]

09/09/2013:  We’re On The Move!
MDW relocates ...  [full story]

07/08/2013:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES AWARDED 2013 QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARDS
Fourth time ...  [full story]

05/24/2013:  GLOBALTRANZ NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT “MIDWEST REGIONAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR”
GlobalTranz  [full story]

05/16/2013:  J.B. HUNT SELECTS DAYTON FREIGHT AS 2012 CARRIER OF THE YEAR
First time honors!  [full story]

04/23/2013:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES CARRIER QUALITY AWARD FROM RYDER TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
LTL Category  [full story]

04/08/2013:  J.J. KELLER & ASSOCIATES HONORS DAYTON FREIGHT WITH QUALITY PERFORMANCE AWARD
Thank you!  [full story]

04/02/2013:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES AWARDS FROM LOWE’S, MOEN AND NASSTRAC
Wonderful news ...  [full story]

12/18/2012:  Merry Christmas!
Santa has a delivery ...  [full story]

10/04/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT HONORED WITH TRANSFREIGHT’S “LTL CARRIER OF THE YEAR” AWARD
Only LTL recognized!  [full story]

08/06/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT OPENS 44TH SERVICE CENTER IN LOWELL, INDIANA
Growing to serve you better!  [full story]

07/02/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT WINS 2012 QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARD
3rd year in a row!  [full story]

06/25/2012:  GALLIPOLIS OH SERVICE CENTER OFFICIALLY OPENS!
43rd in our system!  [full story]

05/21/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT AWARDED GOLD STATUS BY LOWE’S
6th year in a row ...  [full story]

04/30/2012:  WE’RE ON THE MOVE!
New Pittsburgh facility ...  [full story]

04/23/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT HELPS TO REUNITE AIR FORCE LIEUTENANT WITH HIS PARENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON BASKETBALL GAME
Dayton Freight on YouTube!  [full story]

04/16/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT DRIVERS TO RECEIVE AMBER ALERTS
Protecting our communities!  [full story]

04/09/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT RELOCATES BOWLING GREEN KY SERVICE CENTER
Growing to serve you better!  [full story]

04/02/2012:  JOURNAL OF COMMERCE NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT TO TOP 25 LIST
18th largest ...  [full story]

03/12/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES DIAMOND AWARD FROM KING SOLUTIONS
Congratulations, Dayton Freight!  [full story]

03/12/2012:  J.J.KELLER & ASSOCIATES RATES DFL AS A CRITICAL VENDOR
Thank you, J.J. Keller & Associates!  [full story]

03/12/2012:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES “CARRIER OF THE YEAR” AWARD FROM NASSTRAC
5 years in a row!  [full story]

03/05/2012:  MANITOWOC FOODSERVICE NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT LOGISTICS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
2nd year in a row ...  [full story]

01/18/2012:  QUALCOMM REPORTS ON DAYTON FREIGHT'S USE OF ONBOARD TECHNOLOGY
More accurate and timely information ...  [full story]

11/22/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT HONORED BY SCOTTS
Thank you!  [full story]

10/31/2011:  JOIN US AT NIT LEAGUE!
November 13 - 15th, 2011  [full story]

10/26/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT IS SEVEN-TIME WINNER OF MOEN AWARD
Thank you, Moen!  [full story]

10/17/2011:  OUR NEW SERVICE CENTER IN LAKEVILLE MN OPENS TODAY!
#42  [full story]

10/10/2011:  NEW SERVICE CENTER IN MENTOR, OHIO OPENS!
#41 ...  [full story]

09/26/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT SELECTED AS TOP 100 MOTOR CARRIER BY INBOUND LOGISTICS MAGAZINE
The Dayton Difference!  [full story]

09/08/2011:  JOURNAL OF COMMERCE RANKS DFL AS 24TH LARGEST LTL CARRIER IN NORTH AMERICA
The Dayton Difference!  [full story]

07/05/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT WINS 2011 QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARD!
Second time!  [full story]

06/23/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT HONORED FOR WORK WITH RYDER TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
Thank you, Ryder!  [full story]

06/06/2011:  GLOBALTRANZ NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT “MIDWEST REGIONAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR!”
2nd year in a row ...  [full story]

05/20/2011:  LOWE’S AWARD GOES TO … DAYTON FREIGHT!
Gold Status  [full story]

04/18/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT IS 19TH LARGEST LTL COMPANY!
Journal of Commerce  [full story]

04/11/2011:  TODAY marks the 30th anniversary of Dayton Freight!
Thank you!  [full story]

03/30/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES “CARRIER OF THE YEAR” AWARD FROM NASSTRAC
4th year in a row!  [full story]

03/14/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT OPENS NEW ST. LOUIS SERVICE CENTER
March 14, 2011 is Opening Day!  [full story]

01/31/2011:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES “LOGISTICS PROVIDER OF THE YEAR” AWARD FROM MANITOWOC FOODSERVICE
Thank You!  [full story]

11/29/2010:  DAYTON FREIGHT NAMED “CARRIER OF THE YEAR” BY SCOTTS
Thank You, Scotts!  [full story]

11/12/2010:  DAYTON FREIGHT NOW SERVES MEXICO!
Seamless service ...  [full story]

09/07/2010:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES 2009 REGIONAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM ITW CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS
Thank you!  [full story]

08/30/2010:  DAYTON FREIGHT WINS “DIAMOND SUPPLIER” AWARD FROM NAVISTAR
Thanks, Navistar!  [full story]

08/03/2010:  TRANSPORT TOPICS NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT TOP 100 CARRIER
Top 25 for LTL carriers ...  [full story]

07/19/2010:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES AWARDED 2010 QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARD
Logistics Management Magazine  [full story]

05/03/2010:  GLOBALTRANZ AWARDS DAYTON FREIGHT MIDWEST REGIONAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR
"The Dayton Difference"  [full story]

04/26/2010:  JOURNAL OF COMMERCE NAMES DFL TO TOP 25 LTL CARRIER LIST
19th Largest  [full story]

02/08/2010:  DAYTON FREIGHT AWARDED “GOLD STATUS” BY LOWE’S
Fourth year in a row ...  [full story]

01/20/2010:  DAYTON FREIGHT IS SIX-TIME WINNER OF MOEN AWARD
Our people are "The Dayton Difference"  [full story]

01/11/2010:  JOHNSON CONTROLS RECOGNIZES DAYTON FREIGHT FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN 2009
We are honored ...  [full story]

10/14/2009:  DFL RELOCATES DANVILLE SERVICE CENTER
We're on the move ...  [full story]

09/28/2009:  INBOUND LOGISTICS NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT TOP 100 MOTOR CARRIER FOR 2009
The Dayton Difference  [full story]

07/27/2009:  TRANSPORT TOPICS NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT TOP 100 CARRIER
... along with partners  [full story]

07/20/2009:  DAYTON FREIGHT RELOCATES CEDAR RAPIDS FACILITY
We're On The Move!  [full story]

05/11/2009:  DAYTON FREIGHT AND PARTNERS HONORED AT NASSTRAC
We keep good company ...  [full story]

04/27/2009:  J. J. KELLER NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT A TOP TEN SUPPLIER
Great service is the key ...  [full story]

03/09/2009:  DAYTON FREIGHT RECEIVES CARRIER OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM NASSTRAC
Thank you!  [full story]

02/26/2009:  DAYTON FREIGHT IS FIVE-TIME WINNER OF MOEN AWARD
"Partner in Quality"  [full story]

01/26/2009:  DAYTON FREIGHT IS AWARDED "GOLD STATUS" BY LOWE'S
Third year in a row ...  [full story]

09/29/2008:  New Indianapolis Service Center Is Open!
Largest facility in the Dayton Freight system ...  [full story]

07/28/2008:  JOHNSON CONTROLS NAMES DAYTON FREIGHT “LTL CARRIER OF THE YEAR!”
First Time Winner  [full story]

06/30/2008:  DAYTON FREIGHT OPENED A NEW $4 MILLION SERVICE CENTER IN ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS.
New facility is more than twice as big as former facility.  [full story]

06/02/2008:  DAYTON FREIGHT RANKED AS 20TH LARGEST LTL CARRIER
Traffic World Reports  [full story]

05/28/2008:  BON-TON STORES RECOGNIZES DAYTON FREIGHT
The only LTL carrier to win!  [full story]

05/19/2008:  DAYTON FREIGHT WINS TOP SUPPLIER AWARD FROM J.J. KELLER & ASSOCIATES
DFL is the only LTL carrier to ever win!  [full story]

04/01/2008:  Dayton Freight Receives “Carrier of the Year” Award From NASSTRAC
"Excellence in performance and results"  [full story]

03/26/2008:  Dayton Freight Wins "Diamond Supplier" Award From Navistar
First LTL carrier to be honored  [full story]

02/27/2008:  DAYTON FREIGHT IS AWARDED "GOLD STATUS" BY LOWE'S
Award presented at Annual Carrier Awards Conference  [full story]

02/04/2008:  ON THE DOUBLE GUARANTEED SERVICE IS A HIT WITH CUSTOMERS!
Time-definite delivery is guaranteed or it's free  [full story]

01/14/2008:  C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE, INC. RECOGNIZES DAYTON FREIGHT AS A CHAMPION
Oshkosh wins award for second time in a row!  [full story]

12/27/2007:  DAYTON FREIGHT'S FLINT, MICHIGAN SERVICE CENTER HELPS TOYS FOR TOTS
Company donates transportation and employees' time  [full story]

12/21/2007:  DAYTON FREIGHT OFFERS INLAND TRANSPORTATION INSURANCE
Your shipment is covered for the full insured value!  [full story]

11/26/2007:  “THE CRONIN CUP” RECOGNIZES TOP DAYTON FREIGHT SERVICE CENTERS
To recognize top performing Service Centers, Dayton Freight has created “The Cronin Cup.”   [full story]

11/12/2007:  DAYTON FREIGHT ACADEMY OF BUSINESS GETS NEW HOME
Learning Center has state-of-the-art facilities for Academy classes, courses and meetings.   [full story]

11/05/2007:  Dayton Freight's Annual Sales Conference:“Flexibility in ‘08”
Salesperson of the Year and President's Club Members Announced  [full story]

10/29/2007:  DAYTON FREIGHT MAKES INBOUND LOGISTICS LIST OF TOP 100 MOTOR CARRIERS
As Inbound Logistics magazine says,  [full story]

10/22/2007:  DAYTON FREIGHT JOINS SMARTWAY TRANSPORT PARTNERSHIP
DAYTON FREIGHT JOINS SMARTWAY TRANSPORT PARTNERSHIP  [full story]

08/23/2007:  DAYTON FREIGHT ANNOUNCES 3 NEW SERVICE CENTERS IN IOWA!
Dayton Freight announces three new Service Centers in Iowa.   [full story]

04/06/2007:  Lowe’s Awards Dayton Freight Gold Status
In February of this year, Dayton Freight was awarded Gold Status   [full story]

11/17/2004:  Dayton Freight Named a Top 100 Carrier for 2004
Inbound Logistics has recently named Dayton Freight Lines a "Top 100 Motor Carrier" for 2004.  [full story]

04/06/2007:  Dayton Freight Makes Traffic World’s Top 25 LTL Carrier List
As reported by Traffic World, Dayton Freight is ranked as the 22nd  [full story]

03/13/2007:  Dayton Freight Completes Des Plaines, IL Expansion
The expansion of our Des Plaines, Illinois Service Center is now complete!  [full story]

02/14/2007:  Dayton Freight Lines Initiates Safety Advisory Committee
A select group of Drivers, Dockworkers and Managers   [full story]

01/17/2007:  NEW SERVICE CENTER OPENING IN WISCONSIN!
Dayton Freight is proud to announce the opening of a new facility in Tomah, Wisconsin  [full story]

11/08/2006:  Join Us At Transcomp 2006
Join Dayton Freight at Transcomp 2006   [full story]

11/08/2006:  Pittsburgh Service Center Relocates
To provide a higher level of service   [full story]

11/08/2006:  TOP 100 ANNOUNCED
Dayton Freight has been named to the Top 100 Motor Carriers   [full story]

05/03/2006:  MOEN RECOGNIZES DAYTON FREIGHT
For the second consecutive year, Dayton Freight has been recognized with Moen’s “Partners in Quality” award.  [full story]

04/20/2006:  Dayton Freight Recognizes And Thanks Its “Five Founding Fathers”
On April 11 of this year, Dayton Freight celebrated its 25th year in business.   [full story]

12/05/2005:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES AWARDED "REGIONAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR"
Dayton Freight Lines was awarded the Regional Carrier of the Year by the Scotts Company  [full story]

11/23/2005:  EVANSVILLE, INDIANA SERVICE CENTER CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING
A ribbon cutting ceremony formally opened the newest Dayton Freight Lines' Service Center   [full story]

10/10/2005:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES NAMED TO TOP 100 MOTOR CARRIERS LIST
Dayton Freight Lines is proud to again be named on the Top 100 Motor Carriers List by Inbound Logistics Magazine.
  [full story]

10/03/2005:  DAYTON FREIGHT PROUDLY ANNOUNCES MISSOURI SERVICE CENTER OPENINGS!
Dayton Freight is proud announce two new Service Center Openings in Missouri.  [full story]

08/31/2005:  ****HURRICANE KATRINA EFFECTS FREIGHT MOVEMENT*****
Due to the catastrophic events of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast Region and the Southern United States,  [full story]

07/18/2005:  DAYTON FREIGHT LINES MOVES INTO THE STATE OF IOWA!
Dayton Freight Lines expanded its service coverage into the “Hawkeye State” on July 5, 2005  [full story]

06/23/2005:  Dayton Freight is a Proud Patron of the 2005 U.S. Senior Open
Dayton Freight is a Proud Patron of the 2005 U.S. Senior Open   [full story]

05/27/2005:  Dayton Freight Moves Detroit Service Center To New Location
To provide a higher level of LTL transportation services for our Michigan customers  [full story]

11/17/2004:  Iraq Support Effort Completed
Late last year, Dayton Freight Lines’ Oshkosh, WI Service Center participated in a Humanitarian Assistance effort to ship supplies to Camp Saad in Ba’qubah, Iraq to aid more than 300 refugees there.   [full story]

11/17/2004:  Full Coverage in Illinois!
Our new Salem Service Center, the 31st in our system, was opened on January 5, 2004.  [full story]

05/18/2005:  Dayton Freight Receives Quality Award From Moen
Dayton Freight Receives Quality Award From Moen   [full story]

03/28/2005:  Dayton Freight is looking for Great College Grads!
If you have attended any college job fairs recently, you may have seen our recruiting team!  [full story]

03/28/2005:  Dayton Freight Opens New Service Center in Springfield, Missouri
Dayton Freight is on the move again! We opened a new Service Center in Springfield, Missouri on March 28, 2005. Joining our existing facilities in St. Louis and Kansas City, this new location means we’ll be providing 100% coverage to all Missouri points.   [full story]

03/22/2005:  OBTAIN YOUR FREIGHT DOCUMENTS FASTER!
We are always improving our site to make it that much easier to work with Dayton Freight.  [full story]

02/28/2005:  New Service Center Opens in Kansas City, Kansas
Dayton Freight has expanded its direct service into the states of Kansas and Missouri.  [full story]

11/17/2004:  Dayton Freight Announces New Strategic Alliance
Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new Strategic Partner – Oak Harbor Freight
Lines.
  [full story]

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