Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Acquisition of Adrian Carriers
CUDAHY, Wis. -- April 30, 2013
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), announced today that it
has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Adrian Carriers (“Adrian”), a
logistics service provider offering container management and intermodal
solutions based in Milan, Illinois, for a total purchase price of
approximately $14.2 million, plus an earn-out capped at $6.5 million. Adrian
manages the transportation of containerized import and export freight
throughout the United States, and is at the forefront of technical development
of container management systems and software. The acquisition was financed
with borrowings under Roadrunner's credit facility.
Mark DiBlasi, President and CEO of Roadrunner, said, “The acquisition of
Adrian expands our TMS capabilities within intermodal services and container
management. In addition, Adrian's service offering, combined with its superior
reputation, enables us to cross-sell our current intermodal services. Gary
Adrian and his team will remain in place and are excited about the growth
opportunities we collectively envision.”
“Adrian's high quality offering and longstanding customer relationships are an
excellent addition to our TMS platform and will provide immediate growth
opportunities across our network,” said Scott Dobak, President of Roadrunner's
Less-than-Truckload and Transportation Management Solutions business segments.
Gary Adrian, President and CEO of Adrian, added, “The strategic fit with
Roadrunner is excellent from Adrian's standpoint. Joining the Roadrunner team
will enable us to more efficiently and rapidly achieve our growth objectives
and provide enhanced value and services to our customers.”
In 2012, Adrian generated revenues of approximately $32.5 million. Adrian is
expected to be accretive to Roadrunner's earnings in 2013.
About Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.
Roadrunner is a leading asset-light transportation and logistics service
provider offering a full suite of solutions, including customized and
expedited less-than-truckload, truckload and logistics, transportation
management solutions, intermodal solutions, and domestic and international
air. For more information, please visit Roadrunner's website, www.rrts.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
This release contains forward-looking statements that relate to future events
or performance, including statements regarding the impact of the Adrian
acquisition on Roadrunner's cross-selling opportunities and its operating
network, the growth of Adrian's business and Roadrunner's expectation that
Adrian will be accretive to Roadrunner's earnings in 2013. These statements
reflect Roadrunner's current expectations, and Roadrunner does not undertake
to update or revise these forward-looking statements, even if experience or
future changes make it clear that any projected results expressed or implied
in this or other company statements will not be realized. Furthermore, readers
are cautioned that these statements involve risks and uncertainties, many of
which are beyond Roadrunner's control, which could cause actual results to
differ materially from the forward-looking statements. These risks and
uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks related to the
integration of acquired companies, competition in the transportation industry,
the impact of the current economic environment, Roadrunner's dependence upon
purchased power, the unpredictability of and potential fluctuation in the
price and availability of fuel, the effects of governmental and environmental
regulations, insurance in excess of prior experience levels, and other "Risk
Factors" set forth in Roadrunner's most recent SEC filings.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Vollrath Associates, Inc.
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