Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) today announced the hiring of William Goodgion as president of the company's Transportation Management Solutions (TMS) segment. Goodgion will be responsible for overseeing the entire TMS segment, which is comprised of leading Roadrunner companies including Group Transportation Services, Marisol International, and Unitrans International.

A seasoned transportation industry executive with over 25 years of experience in operations management and strategic development in global freight forwarding, Goodgion joins Roadrunner from FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage, Inc., where he was most recently Managing Director of Operations for the Central Region. In this role, his responsibilities included overseeing financial performance and operational execution of all import/export air and ocean freight forwarding, gateway services, customs brokerage, distribution, and surface transportation. Goodgion joined FedEx Trade Networks in February 2000 through the acquisition of Tower Group International. He joined Tower Group in 1992.

Goodgion's career at FedEx in global freight forwarding also includes serving as Managing Director of Global Distribution Services, as well as local operating and regional management positions related to international and domestic air, ocean, and distribution services.

"Roadrunner is proud to welcome Bill to our leadership team. He is a highly regarded executive in the transportation management industry and will bring exceptional leadership expertise to our TMS segment. We are excited to have someone of Bill's caliber oversee the strategic direction of this growing segment as we work to provide our customers with comprehensive global supply chain solutions," said Mark DiBlasi, President and CEO of Roadrunner Transportation Systems.

Goodgion is a former board member of the National Industrial Transportation League and has been an active member of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Warehousing Education Research Council.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business, with a concentration in supply chain and operations management.

Kevin Charlebois, former president of Roadrunner's TMS segment, has accepted a CEO position with another HCI company and leaves Roadrunner on the best of terms.

About Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.

Roadrunner is a leading asset-light transportation and logistics service provider offering a full suite of solutions, including truckload logistics, customized and expedited less-than-truckload, transportation management solutions, intermodal solutions, freight consolidation, inventory management, on-demand expedited services, international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and comprehensive global supply chain solutions. For more information, please visit Roadrunner's website, www.rrts.com.

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