Roadrunner Transportation Systems Rebrands As Ascent Global Logistics
PPAI affinity partner Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. has rebranded its Global Solutions segment to Ascent Global Logistics. The company provides professional domestic freight management, international freight forwarding and retail consolidation. It will remain a Roadrunner entity, operating independently as a separate brand.
“We are extremely excited to announce the rebrand of Roadrunner Global Solutions to Ascent Global Logistics,” says William Goodgion, president of Ascent Global Logistics. “We have this group of amazing companies with an exceptionally talented leadership team, committed employees and powerful suite of solutions. The rebranding is an important step in our evolution and will be a key driver in improving the integration and execution of those solutions, while making it easier for clients to engage us. This change supports the independence of Ascent Global Logistics and helps bring clarity to our portfolio. Our vision is to be a full service global logistics company focused on providing clients with personalized and professional solutions, powerful transportation technology and continuous logistics education."
Ascent Global Logistics will continue to offer professional logistics management, technology tools and custom-built logistics solutions to help clients’ supply chains and logistics programs. For PPAI members utilizing Roadrunner’s Group Transportation Services, they can now utilize Ascent Global Logistics for comprehensive international freight forwarding and retail consolidation solutions. The change provides PPAI members with additional logistical resources to help you manage your inbound and outbound supply chains.
Ascent Global Logistics Solutions offers domestic freight management solutions including shipment, route and mode optimization, access to its transportation management system (TMS), and assistance with carrier negotiations as well as freight audit and payment. Ascent Global Logistics also provides clients with international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, regulatory compliance services and project management. In addition to domestic freight management and international freight forwarding, Ascent Global Logistics specializes in retail consolidation and provides clients with access to 2.5 million square feet of food-grade warehousing space, both dry and temperature controlled, as well as its warehouse management system (WMS).
PPAI members interested in discussing additional details on the services within the expanded portfolio of professional logistics solutions may contact Mike Pope, their sales representative with GTS, an Ascent Global Logistics Company, at 1-800-689-6255, extension 218.