Roadrunner Freight Blog

Jan

24

2020

Earn Extra Funds with the Safety Incentive Program!

As detailed within the Contract for Roadrunner Freight Independent Contractors, the Safety Incentive Program allows you to earn additional funds based on how many clean DOT inspections you receive and what type they are. In order to participate in this program, you need to complete safety video modules.

Jan

24

2020

Truck Driver with a Mission

From driving dump trucks to tow trucks, heavy duty equipment and even a jeep in the Army, it was only natural Robert Palm began driving a big rig. As a Roadrunner Freight Independent Contractor and the Founder of Trucker’s Final Mile, Robert Palm successfully leads in both roles.

Jan

17

2020

Important Message for Independent Contractors

It has been brought to our attention by local authorities that there have been multiple trailer break-ins on the I-94 corridor between Chicago and Detroit that have resulted in stolen freight. These break-ins happened at truck stops, rest areas and other locations where trucks were stationary. Please take extra caution in these areas.

Jan

03

2020

Understanding NMFC Numbers

There are a (quite literally) a lot of moving parts in the transportation industry, and NMFC updates are no exception! Keep reading to learn more about NMFC numbers and the importance of understanding the updates.

Jan

03

2020

4 Best Practices for Winter LTL Shipping

Shipping LTL in the winter can be tricky due to weather delays. Keep reading to learn some best practices for LTL shipping in the winter!

Dec

30

2019

Trucker Tribune December 2019

As we close out 2019, we're excited for new technology, new announcements and a new, exciting mantra for 2020: SHIP IT LIKE YOU OWN IT! Read the December 2019 Trucker Tribune for more.

Dec

27

2019

4 Ways to Save On LTL Shipping in 2020

With the new year beginning, LTL shippers around the nation are crunching numbers and examining partnerships to figure out how they're going to meet their new transportation budget.

Dec

23

2019

3 Ways to Save By Knowing Your NMFC Numbers

NMFC updates happen every quarter and are crucial for all shippers to be aware of, as it directly impacts your freight spend.

Dec

12

2019

6 Ways To Ship Smarter With RapidShip

How many times have you sent a shipment out for delivery just to find out that destination was unable to fit a 53' foot trailer? Or the driver wasn't prepared for a residential delivery because you weren't aware? A TMS is a powerful tool when LTL shippers use it correctly, and the Roadrunner Freight team has a few tips and tricks to help you make the most of your new tool.

Dec

02

2019

Trucker Tribune November 2019

Welcome to the November 2019 Trucker Tribune! Meet the 24/7 Support Team, learn about our new maintenance mailbox, purchase new chains and more!