Roadrunner sells off more subsidiaries; now strictly LTL


Roadrunner Transportation announced Monday, Aug. 16, it has sold off three more of its truckload subsidiaries, leaving the company with just its less-than-truckload operations.

The latest divestments by Roadrunner, part of a string of divestitures by the company dating back to last fall, includes the sale of Rich Logistics, Integrated Services (ISI), and Roadrunner Temperature Controlled (RRTC Holdings).

Terms of the sales were not announced.

“With the actions announced today, we have completed our evolution from a troubled roll-up to a focused, national LTL carrier,” said Chris Jamroz, executive chairman of Roadrunner. “We are eternally grateful to our team for the long hours and hard work through the prolonged period of transition.”

Since November, the company has sold off its intermodal, flatbed and warehousing businesses, and its subsidiary Stagecoach Cartage. For 2019, Roadrunner reported a net loss of $266 million. Likewise, it’s former CFO is under investigation for allegedly altering the company’s financial statements.

The Downers Grove, Illinois company also announced it has added Paul Svindland, CEO of STG Logistics and former CEO of Celadon, to its board of directors. Svindland was CEO of Celadon when the company suddenly ceased operations last December.

NFI acquires non-asset-based CAI Logistics

NFI announced Monday, Aug. 16, it has acquired CAI Logistics, the non-asset logistics division of CAI International. NFI says the acquisition expands its suite of supply chain services, specifically enhancing its brokerage, intermodal and global freight forwarding capabilities across North America.

The addition of CAI Logistics bolsters NFI’s specialized capabilities, including flatbed, over-dimensional, less-than-truckload, expedited and temperature-controlled transportation, the company says.

With the acquisition, NFI’s non-asset logistics business units will generate in excess of $500 million in annual revenue, making up 20% of NFI’s total revenue of approximately $2.5 billion, according to the company.