Crissey, Jeff
August 2011
Commercial Carrier Journal;Aug2011, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p80
Trade Publication
The article provides insight on the growth of Roadrunner Transportation Systems. Some of the significant developments in the company in 2010 are posting over 30 percent revenue growth due to strong pricing discipline, acquisitions and organic growth and raising 148.1 million U.S. dollars in its initial public offering (IPO). Roadrunner acquired Bullet Freight Systems, drayage company Morgan Southern and M. Bruenger Trucking.


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