Roadrunner Freight Names New President, Announces Strengthening Management Team

by Jake Tully - Published: 6/13/2017

Logistics and commercial transportation provider Roadrunner Transportation announced yesterday that Frank Hurst has been promoted to President of Roadrunner Freight, the company’s asset-light less-than-truckload division.

Roadrunner reports that Hurst’s promotion from Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing of the Roadrunner Freight division follows him joining the company in January 2017 with a career including over 21 years of experience in the commercial transportation industry.

According to Roadrunner, Hurst’s promotion will serve as part of a plan in strengthening the management team at Roadrunner in order to continue to offer comprehensive customer service.

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“We are focused on growing revenue by continuing to improve the customer experience. Frank has extensive experience in the transportation industry,” said Curt Stoelting, Chief Executive Officer of Roadrunner. “He (Hurst) knows the market and what it takes to be successful. We believe we are moving in the right direction and look forward to continued progress under Frank’s leadership.”

Stoelting reported that in addition to Hurst’s promotion, Roadrunner will focus on greater service offerings for their clients in the second half of 2017 and beyond.

“Our goal in one year is to grow our customer base and enhance our levels of service,” said Stoelting. “We have momentum in these areas, and are working to improve planning, visibility, and the reliability of our network. Our focus is on daily execution and delivering on our promise – ‘Less than Truckload. More than Expected.’ ”

In promoting Hurst to President of Roadrunner Freight, the company reports that grant Crawford, the former president of the division will leave his post in order to seek outside opportunities.