Briefly: New TA Express locations open Louisiana and Arkansas

New TA Express location in Arkansas
New TA Express in Arkansas
TravelCenters of America

TravelCenters of America recently opened two new TA Express locations. One is in St. Rose, Louisiana and the other is in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

The TA Express in St. Rose  is located at located at 10405 E. Airline Highway St. and offers:

  • Quick-serve restaurant: KFC (Coming in September)
  • Store with deli, hot and cold beverages, snacks, and merchandise
  • Five fueling positions with Diesel Exhaust Fluid
  • 60 truck parking spaces
  • Three private showers
  • Laundry facilities

The TA Express in Jonesboro is located at 3021 Dr. MLK Jr. Drive (Interstate-555 at mile marker 39) and features::

  • Quick-serve restaurant: KFC
  • Store with hot and cold beverages, snacks, and merchandise
  • Six diesel fueling positions with Diesel Exhaust Fluid
  • 90 truck parking spaces
  • Seven private showers
  • Driver’s lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • CAT scale
  • Dog park (Coming soon)

Both new locations are franchised.

Roadrunner honored by Echo Global Logistics

Roadrunner recently earned the 2023 Platinum LTL Carrier Award from Echo Global Logistics. The award recognizes outstanding service, commitment, and performance.  

“Roadrunner is an LTL carrier of choice, thanks to the hard work they’ve put in these last few years,” said Marty Martin, vice president of LTL at Echo Global Logistics. “In 2023, Roadrunner was able to maintain impressive on-time performance as well as significant growth in a very challenging marketplace. We review other categories of qualitative service metrics for this award including quality, communication, invoice accuracy, claims, customer service, responsiveness, website effectiveness, and I.T. cooperation. Roadrunner made huge improvements in every category.” 

 “We are thrilled to receive this award from Echo Global Logistics,” said Chris Jamroz, Executive Chairman of the Board and CEO of Roadrunner. “As one of only four carriers awarded this honor, it speaks volumes to the strategic service improvements and enhancements we’ve made to our network.”

This recognition follows several strategic enhancements announced by Roadrunner, including the creation of guaranteed service in select lanes, which offers shippers on-time delivery by the promised date or a full refund of charges, the opening of a new Atlanta service center, and 1one-day service between its Southern California and Chicago locations. 


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