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Roadrunner Transportation forms Roadrunner Temperature Controlled

Published 10 March 2017

Roadrunner Transportation Systems has formed Roadrunner Temperature Controlled (RRTC) by combining M. Bruenger and R&M Transportation into a single company and with a focus on offering temperature controlled solutions.

The new company will expand geographical market coverage and build upon an already strong group of approximately 400 drivers.

Roadrunner Temperature Controlled executive vice president Paul Schlegel said: "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.

"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.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems president and chief operating officer Curt Stoelting said: "This advancement has been in the works for quite some time.

"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.

Source: Company Press Release