CUDAHY, Wis., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE: RRTS) today announced the formation of Roadrunner Temperature Controlled (RRTC). Roadrunner Temperature Controlled focuses on providing temperature controlled solutions for both large and small customers and is the result of combining two long-standing transportation providers, M. Bruenger and R&M Transportation into a single company to expand geographical market coverage and build upon an already strong group of approximately 400 drivers.
"We fully expect the customer experience with Roadrunner Temperature Controlled to be a positive one and are excited to become a larger provider in temperature controlled transportation," said Paul Schlegel, Executive Vice President of Roadrunner Temperature Controlled. "We've invested in technology and our people to develop a quality network, fully committed to providing best in class service to our customers. We're proud of the team we've built, fully capable of meeting all of our customers' temperature controlled transportation needs."
Roadrunner Temperature Controlled brings together decades of refrigerated freight and logistical experience, combined with the latest temperature control technologies to give customers a premier refrigerated shipping experience. By combining its temperature-controlled subsidiaries, Roadrunner Transportation Systems has created a flexible, integrated refrigerated trucking network to provide customers with the best in class, on time service at competitive rates.
"This advancement has been in the works for quite some time," said Curt Stoelting, President and COO of Roadrunner Transportation Systems. "We are creating a temperature controlled network that will control more than 400 tractors and manage more than 650 temperature controlled trailers. Our equipment, technology and service offerings are top-of-line and make us a strong competitor in the industry."
Roadrunner Temperature Controlled provides transportation solutions for frozen foods, meat, seafood, produce, beverages, ice cream, pharmaceutical goods and many other products requiring Temperature controlled transit. The new Roadrunner Temperature Controlled offers a wide array of quality services like Hazmat and Smartway certifications, convenient terminal locations, real-time load tracking, EDI, FMSA compliance and dedicated customer service.
To provide customers with top of the line technology, Roadrunner Temperature Controlled utilizes McLeod TMS, ORBCOMM tracking for real-time satellite load location updates and Electronic Logging Devices. The nationwide temperature controlled network includes approximately 100 professional company drivers and over 300 independent owner operators.
For a complete list of solutions offered, or to learn more about Roadrunner Temperature Controlled, please visit its website at: www.rrts.com.
About Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.
Roadrunner is a leading asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics service provider offering a full suite of solutions under the Roadrunner Freight, Roadrunner Express, Roadrunner Temperature Controlled, Roadrunner Truckload Plus, Roadrunner Intermodal Services and Ascent Global Logistics® brands. The Roadrunner brand offers solutions including less-than-truckload, air and ground domestic and cross-border expedite, dry van and temperature controlled truckload logistics and intermodal services. The Ascent Global Logistics brand offers domestic freight management, retail consolidation. international freight forwarding and customs brokerage. For more information, please visit Roadrunner's websites, www.rrts.com and http://ascentgl.com/.
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