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Roadrunner Freight, a business unit of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., has partnered with MyCarrierTMS to offer customers a free transportation management system, according to a news release from both companies.
Customers using RapidShip can automate manual shipping processes, improve transportation reporting and store documents. The system is designed to be a central platform for all shipping activities for small and medium-size less-than-truckload shippers.
The technology will increase transparency for customers while streamlining their supply chain, Roadrunner Freight President Frank Hurst said. RapidShip will enable small to midsize LTL shippers to automate transportation functions and gain more control over transportation costs, Hurst said.
Roadrunner Freight officials said customers will be able to make routing decisions for all carriers while having access to a full suite of tools that will improve shipment visibility.
RapidShip offers a single-page view for quotes, real-time tracking information, carrier consolidation and a calendar view of upcoming and current shipments, allowing shippers to identify their preferred carrier for each shipment, according to the company.
Roadrunner Freight, a division of Roadrunner LTL, has 29 service centers and partnerships across the United States. It offers expansive longhaul, regional and next-day service in all major U.S. markets.
It is part of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., an asset-light logistics service based in Downers Grove, Ill. Roadrunner ranks No. 17 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America.
MyCarrierTMS, a product of Integrated Transportation Management, is based in Scottsdale, Ariz. Integrated Transportation Management said its focus is to continue the digitization of the shipping process. — Transport Topics
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