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Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Document Type S-1/A
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2018
Trading Symbol RRTS
Entity Registrant Name Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.
Entity Central Index Key 0001440024
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer