Roadrunner Freight Blog

Jun

20

2020

Top 3 Benefits of Shipping LTL to Retailers

There are many expectations involved when shipping into big box retailers. As a vendor, using an experienced, cost effective and reliable freight carrier is an important business decision, but Roadrunner Freight is here to help.

Jun

18

2020

Best Practices for LTL Shipping into Retailers

Shipping into a retailer requires a strong understanding of their compliance, expectations and what you, as a vendor, will be measured upon. Whether you are new to the retail vertical or a seasoned supplier, following these best practices will be sure to provide some helpful guidance. 

May

28

2020

Trucker Tribune May 2020

Check out what's new at Roadrunner Freight! Portland is now loading direct outbound loads, fuel to trip is coming and much more. Read about it here.

May

20

2020

Traveling with the Wilsons

Meet the Wilsons, Roadrunner Freight's lovable team drivers from Monroe, Louisiana.

May

19

2020

What are Freight Dimensioners?

In recent years, carriers started using new technology in service centers to ensure the accuracy of weight, size and classification of freight. Dimensioners (sometimes referred to as dimensionalizers) and forklift scales allow carriers to scan and weigh all freight to confirm NMFC numbers and classifications.

Apr

24

2020

Trucker Tribune April 2020

Check out the latest news and updates from Roadrunner Freight!

Apr

17

2020

Driving Through COVID-19

Because of truck drivers, there are goods on store shelves. Roadrunner Freight IC Todd Wright shares his experience truck driving during COVID-19.

Apr

14

2020

How Do NMFC Updates Impact Your LTL Shipments?

Every quarter, the NMFTA releases updates to the NMFC numbers. These numbers are crucial to shippers in understanding how pricing impacts your commodity and finding the most cost effective way to ship your freight.

Apr

14

2020

NMFC Updates Effective April 25th, 2020

The NMFTA has released updated the latest NMFC updates that will go live on April 25th, 2020. Access examples and a list of the NMFC changes here.

Apr

08

2020

Fast Food Deals to Support Truck Drivers

Walk-in cafes may still be closed, but these restaurants are making special accommodations and giving offers for truck drivers!