Roadrunner Opens Service Center in Atlanta

The Cross-Docking Facility Previously Operated as a Terminal for Yellow Corp.
Roadrunner truck

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Roadrunner opened a new less-than-truckload service center in Atlanta, the longhaul freight carrier announced April 10.

The cross-docking facility previously operated as a terminal for Yellow Corp. before the carrier had to declare bankruptcy. It has since undergone extensive renovations and now consists of two buildings with 75 doors, an on-site mechanical shop with three full bays, an inspection lane, electric security fencing and parking for more than 300 trailers.

“It provides more doors and a larger area for us to enhance our operations, using our Smart Technology,” said Tomasz Jamroz, chief operating officer at Roadrunner. “Atlanta plays a key role in our operations and aligns with our goal of providing smart longhaul LTL with the fewest number of rehandlings possible.”

Jamroz also noted that the service center will enable network efficiency improvements while increasing both the output and throughput in the Atlanta market. It also includes renovated offices as well as showers and a driver lounge. Roadrunner described the lounge as being similar to airport lounges but with additional amenities for linehaul independent contractors.

Tomasz Jamroz


“Part of the reason we were excited to secure this location was for the addition of our Flagship Driver Lounge concept,” Jamroz said. “This location will benefit not only our customers but our employees and drivers as well.”

Roadrunner Freight ranks No. 88 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America and is No. 20 on the LTL list.

Roadrunner noted the service center is a continuation of its ongoing strategic enhancements that includes the creation of guaranteed service and enhancements to its metro-to-metro LTL network, including the recently launched service into Portland, Ore., as well as Montreal and Toronto. The carrier also added 135 lanes to its network earlier this year.

“The size and layout of the service center combined with its proximity to major highways allows us to offer our customers even better service,” said James Darendinger, service center manager for Atlanta at Roadrunner. “Our Atlanta service center connects to every other region in the U.S., so it is an important piece in our Smart Network.”

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