Roadrunner Transportation Services

Owner-operator Glenn Keller on the CNN Fit Nation challenge

An interview with owner-operator Glenn Keller about his fitness improvements.

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Roadside Attractions

A trucker joins a national fitness program, a natural born truck driver, a truck makes its film debut, plus Truck Gallery, Channel 19, Calendar events and more industry news items are featured.

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Operator to train in CNN’s Fit Nation program this year

“I was on my way back to Texas and didn’t have a webcam," says Roadrunner Transportation Services contractor Glenn Keller about the circumstances in which he filmed what has become a winning entry to take part in CNN's 2012 Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge. "I pulled off the interstate, went into a Walmart and bought what I figured would be my last bucket of chicken wings and a webcam. I sat there in the seat of ...

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LogBook

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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Carriers dangle incentives for owners

Over the last year, several carriers have increased per-mile and fuel rates, posted bonuses and reduced truck-lease payments.

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Sign-on bonus offered

Contractors who sign up with Roadrunner Transportation Services can earn incentive of up to $2,000 per quarter through October to Dec. 31, 2001. The incentives will be earned from operating in specific lanes and regions through a point-based system, said Mark Pluff, director of Roadrunner Transportation Services linehaul development. The Cudahy, Wis.-based carrier offers less-than-truckload, truckload, expededited, third-party and specialized services. Read details at Roadrunner Transportation Services.

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