Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Roadrunner Transportation Systems

Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, Roadrunner Transportation Systems’ brands include Roadrunner Freight, a long-haul metro-to-metro LTL hauler; Roadrunner Intermodal, which connects U.S. businesses with the largest seaports and inland rail ramps; Ascent Global Logistics, which provides domestic freight management, international freight forwarding, and international freight consolidation services. Roadrunner’s other specialized solutions include warehousing and dedicated contract logistics.

25 Aug 2020
After selling its last remaining non-LTL subsidiaries, Roadrunner Transportation plans to shorten transit times on more lanes, improve service, and win over LTL shippers and drivers.
29 Jul 2015
A slew of acquisitions helped Roadrunner Transportation increase truckload revenue. The company's LTL revenue, volume and tonnage dropped, but profits climbed.
28 Jul 2015
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution for $35 million, continuing the buying spree it embarked on in 2013 as merger and acquisition activity dominates the transportation and logistics industries.
12 Jun 2015
New service centers in Phoenix and Salt Lake City will help Roadrunner deepen its less-than-truckload coverage across the southern tier of U.S. states.
08 Apr 2015
Trucking revenue has become increasingly concentrated, as the number of carriers with more than $1 billion in annual revenue more than doubled over the last decade. That's good for shippers, SJ Consulting Group says.
01 Dec 2014
Pricing power and advances in technology are spurring innovation in LTL pricing, encouraging carriers to test out dimensional-weight pricing and other alternatives to class-based tariff rates as they seek more dynamic, flexible pricing models.
11 Aug 2014
Roadrunner Transportation has entered into a definitive deal to acquire Active Aero Group for $115 million.
31 Jul 2014
Roadrunner Transportation Systems reaped the benefits of an aggressive acquisition strategy in the second quarter, as truckload revenue soared year-over-year. Robust truckload and brokerage revenue helped compensate for weaker growth in less-than-truckload sales.
22 Jul 2014
Roadrunner Transportation drove deeper into the non-asset logistics business this week by acquiring Integrated Services, a $21 million Midwestern regional logistics provider.
03 Jul 2014
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has appointed a president for each of its three business segments, completing the reshuffling of its executive team.
YRC Freight
30 May 2014
After five years of economic growth, less-than-truckload carriers are making progress toward rebuilding their profitability, a review of LTL carrier operating ratios shows.
Trucking dashboard
16 May 2014
The first quarter was warmer for trucking than you might think — at least financially.
12 May 2014
April showered less-than-truckload carriers with freight, as shippers responded to a surge in consumer spending in March and increased industrial demand.
17 Mar 2014
Roadrunner Transportation Systems is expanding its international logistics business by acquiring Unitrans International, a non-asset logistics provider, for $55.5 million.
26 Feb 2014
Roadrunner, one of the fastest growing large trucking companies, is expanding its truckload business faster thanks to acquisitions, including its purchase of Rich Logistics.
Roadrunner trucks
06 Feb 2014
Roadrunner Transportation Services extended its streak of rapid profit growth for the 14th consecutive quarter in the fourth quarter of 2013.
22 Jan 2014
Shippers have a new way to book less-than-truckload freight and compare LTL truck rates — an online LTL spot rate marketplace launched by uShip and 16 asset-based LTL carriers.
30 Dec 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has promoted Brian van Helden to the role of chief operating officer.
Roadrunner trucks
31 Oct 2013
Roadrunner reported its net income available to common stockholders in the third quarter of 2013 was $13.2 million, jumping 34.0 percent year-over-year from $9.9 million.
22 Oct 2013
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20 Sep 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired substantially all of the assets of YES Trans, a refrigerated truckload service provider based in Salisbury, Mass.
12 Sep 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired all of the outstanding equity of G.W. Palmer Logistics for about $2.5 million, plus an earn-out capped at $2.8 million.
16 Aug 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired certain assets of the U.S. Southeast drayage division of Transport Corp. of America, an intermodal transportation provider in the Southeast, for about $1.2 million.
14 Aug 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has commenced a public offering of 4.3 million shares of its common stock, at a price of $27.00 per share to the public.
31 Jul 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems today reported its net income available to common stockholders in the second quarter of 2013 was $14.0 million, jumping 37.0 percent from $10.2 million in the second quarter of 2012.
25 Jul 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired all of the outstanding membership interests of Marisol International for $66 million, plus an earn-out capped at $2.5 million.
14 Jun 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems’ outbound, less-than-truckload service center operations have commenced in Kansas City, Mo.
01 May 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems reported net income available to common stockholders in the first quarter of 2013 was $10.6 million, increasing 33.4 percent from $7.9 million in the first quarter of 2012.
Roadrunner truck
01 May 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems on April 30 announced two acquisitions.
15 Apr 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems will open new service centers in Florida to expand its less-than-truckload outbound capabilities.
07 Feb 2013
Trucking and logistics company Roadrunner Transportation reported that its profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 increased 38.8 percent year-over-year to $9.5 million from $6.9 million.
14 Jan 2013
Trucking and logistics company Roadrunner Transportation Systems today announced it will expand its less-than-truckload outbound service center in Philadelphia, which opened in June 2012.
04 Jan 2013
From labor battles to natural disasters, 2012 was filled with risk for shippers and the companies moving and managing their cargo. Here are the stories that defined the year.
03 Jan 2013
Cudahy, Wis.-based logistics company Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced that the underwriters for its recent public offering of common stock exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase an additional...
24 Dec 2012
Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired Direct Connection Transportation...
17 Dec 2012
Transportation and logistics service provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems today named John G. Kennedy to its board of directors, replacing Mark R. Holden.